Tune in on Mondays at 9:00 pm for classical performances by top local musicians and ensembles, recorded at venues throughout the Washington area.
Previous broadcasts have included performances recorded at the Barns at Wolf Trap, the Library of Congress, and the National Gallery of Art.
Jack Quartet and Derek Bermel
Presented by the Barns at Wolf Trap
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 9:00pm
Chamber Music at the Barns at Wolf Trap presents the JACK Quartet with composer/clarinetist Derek Bermel. Recorded Friday, January 11, 2013 by Classical WETA's Bruce Cain.
When clarinetist/composer Derek Bermel received a commission from the Wolf Trap Foundation, he took inspiration from renowned theoretical physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed. The world premiere of his fun, intriguing musical impression of gravity is titled "A Short History of the Universe."
JACK QUARTET Christopher Otto, violin Ari Streisfeld, violin John Pickford Richards, viola Kevin McFarland, cello
with Derek Bermel, composer/clarinet
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op.115
Derek Bermel: A Short History of the Universe --as related by Nima Arkani-Hamed
World premiere commissioned by Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
The Claremont Trio
Presented by the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, in Rockville, Maryland
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 9:00pm
Steven Beck, piano
Presented by Dumbarton Concerts
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 9:00pm
Smithsonian Chamber Players, Kenneth Slowik, Artistic Director
from the Music Hall of the National Museum of American History