Evening Masterwork

Each weeknight at 7:00 PM join Susan Giles Wantuck for some of the best music ever written. Music that’s good enough to earn the title “Masterwork.” Listen for full length performances and large scale works like Carmina Burana, Mahler Symphonies, some new recordings and music that will be performed in our local concert halls. A full masterwork is featured each weeknight at 7:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at 103.9.

This week on Evening Masterwork

Felix Mendelssohn
Even as a teenager, Felix Mendelssohn showed brilliance--- take for example, his Octet, Op. 20.  In the autographed score for that work,  Mendelssohn directed that it should be played “in the style of a symphony in all parts.” Join us on Classical WSMR to hear Mendelssohn’s Octet tonight at 7.  It’s our Evening Masterwork.  
April 24, 2015 on Classical Music

Monday - Friday 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Susan Giles Wantuck

Susan Giles Wantuck is a host, producer and reporter for WUSF Public Media who focuses her storytelling on arts and culture. She also serves as the host for Evening Masterwork, weekdays on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at 103.9.
She is a lifelong resident with family roots that stretch back in Florida before it garnered statehood. Susan holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from USF. Her work has been honored by the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

Contact Info:

email: swantuck@wusf.org

This Week on Evening Masterwork

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Legend has it that Sergei Rachmaninoff’s grandmother used to punish him by making him sit under the piano when he was naughty.  Perhaps it increased his affinity for the instrument...
Franz Schubert
Our Evening Masterwork tonight on Classical WSMR is considered a remarkable achievement for a very young and brilliant Franz Schubert. He was 17-years-old when he wrote his Symphon...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Sometimes when artists explain their work, it actually distracts from the work itself.  That’s apparently what happened at the premiere when Tchaikovsky wrote a program to explain...

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