Throughout the year Classical 91.5 will present a number of special programs or mini-series that are not a part of our regular broadcast schedule. Come back to this page on a regular basis to find out about these special programs.
Special: Rachmaninoff 150: A Celebration, Sat 4/1 @ 12pm
In this special celebrating the 150th birthday of composer Sergei Rachmaninov, grandson Alexandre Rachmaninoff (d. 2012) who was custodian of the Rachmaninov Foundation and the Swiss estate, reflects on his grandfather's legacy and reputation.
4/1 April 1st marks the 150th anniversary of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s birth. Acclaimed pianists including Hélène Grimaud, Nikolai Lugansky, Mikhail Pletnev and more discuss and perform his compositions, and Rachmaninoff himself is also heard performing one of his works. Additionally, the composer’s grandson, Alexander Rachmaninoff, remembers his grandfather.