The first performance of the String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, the Rosamunde Quartet, D 804 by Franz Schubert took place on March 14, 1824. On the 190th anniversary of that debut, we'll start this week's Vivace with a sparkling performance of it.
Just after 7 am, we'll hear some music of Ernst Eichner, a rarely heard 18th Century German composer. We will celebrate the birthdays of two famous composers: Georg Telemann and Johann Strauss 1 ...
... and as mathematicians and scientists celebrate National Pi Day, we'll have some special music for them at 8 o'clock. Don't forget to eat some pie as you listen!
At about 8:30 am, we'll have a special treat for Gilbert & Sullivan fans as we celebrate the anniversary of The Mikado's first performance in London.