Playlist 2017-11-19
Fri, 17 Nov 2017
New recordings of baroque music are released all the time. Some feature newly discovered music and composers, while others focus on fresh interpretations of familiar music and musicians. Sunday Baroque will offer a little of each, including a first peek at this year’s Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List.


2017 Holiday Gift List
Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Every year at this time, I create a list of suggestions for holiday gift giving. Starting November 19th and continuing through December, you can audition some of my recommendations from the annual Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List. All of us at Sunday Baroque wish you and yours a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season filled with laughter, peace and an abundance of good music!


World Kindness Day
Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Today is (apparently) World Kindness Day. I was alerted to this by a kind friend, and in looking up the observance I learned it was established on November 13, 1997 by a consortium of humanitarian groups. They wanted to encourage people to do something kind, whether it’s donating time, money or goods to a worthy... Read more »


Upcoming Show
Mon, 13 Nov 2017
November 19th – New recordings of baroque music are released all the time. Some feature newly discovered music and composers, while others focus on fresh interpretations of familiar music and musicians. Sunday Baroque will offer a little of each, including a first peek at this year’s Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List.  


Playlist 2017-11-12
Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Mythology plays a significant role in literature and art. It has also inspired many musicians. Sunday Baroque climbs Mount Olympus to feature a few magical, mythological, musical stories.


Playlist 2017-11-05
Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, so to help you remember to set your clocks to “Fall Back” an hour, Sunday Baroque will feature musical timekeeping, including a variety of bells and carillons depicted in baroque music.


Thomas Demenga
Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Cellist Thomas Demenga is a renowned soloist, composer and teacher, whose own teachers and mentors include acclaimed musicians such as Leonard Rose and Mstislav Rostropovich. His repertory includes a full range of historical eras and styles of interpretation and composition, and he is an advocate for New Music. He is also passionate about historical performance... Read more »


Playlist 2017-10-29
Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Halloween is coming up this week, and in ancient times, the occasion was observed as the eve of the new year, a time when the worlds of the living and the dead overlapped. So this spooky edition of Sunday Baroque features composers who died unusual or mysterious deaths.


Keeping it Fresh
Sun, 22 Oct 2017
We are marking the 30th anniversary of Sunday Baroque — the program I originated on WSHU Public Radio as a local show, and which we ultimately began distributing nationally 19 years ago. Listeners frequently ask me how I keep Sunday Baroque fresh week after week, especially after so many years. Probably the most important factor... Read more »


Playlist 2017-10-22
Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Singing was Johann Pisendel’s introduction to music when he was still just a child. When the boy soprano’s voice changed, he switched to playing violin and discovered his true musical gift. Johann Pisendel also composed music, and you can hear one of his Violin Sonatas from a recently released CD on Sunday Baroque.