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This series delivers "masterpieces for the masses," helping viewers enjoy, explore, and experience the celebrated classical music of Beethoven, Stravinsky, Dvorak, and more.

TV Schedule

Music for the Theatre #101 [TV-G]
Igor Stravinsky's "Suite from the Firebird" and the "Prelude to Black Swan" are performed.

  • KET Friday, January 9 at 4:00 am EST

What Makes A Masterpiece? #102 [TV-G]
Features Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's "Avanti!"

  • KET Friday, January 16 at 4:00 am EST

The New World and Its Music #103 [TV-G]
The genesis of Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" and "Harmonium Mountain" by Philip Glass are explored.

  • KET Friday, January 23 at 4:00 am EST

Politics and Art #104 [TV-G]
The message of Dmitri Shostakovich's popular "Symphony No. 5" is examined.

  • KET Friday, January 30 at 4:00 am EST

Relationships In Music #105 [TV-G]
The musical relationships between Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and his wife Clara are explored.

  • KET Friday, February 6 at 4:00 am EST

The Living Art Form (W.T.) #106 [TV-G]
Young soloists and leading American composers are featured in performance and interviews.

  • KET Friday, February 13 at 4:00 am EST

Music's Emotional Impact #107 [TV-G]
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's dramatic personal life and his "Symphony No. 4" are explored.

  • KET Friday, February 20 at 4:00 am EST

Mahler: Love, Sorrow and Transcendence #108 [TV-G]
Works by composers Gustav Mahler, Bernard Rands, and Augusta Read Thomas are highlighted.

  • KET Friday, February 27 at 4:00 am EST
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