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

Johannes Brahms
Have you ever had someone in your life who served as “the Great Encourager?”  For Brahms, that person was the more established composer and his friend, Robert Schumann. Schumann helped Brahms launch into writing his first symphony, and when that prospect proved daunting, Brahms used the music for what became his Piano Concerto No. 1.  Classical WSMR will feature that work on tonight’s Evening...
October 2, 2015

Monday - Friday 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9

Contact Info:

email: swantuck@wusf.org

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.

This Week on Evening Masterwork

Paul Dukas
Blame Mickey Mouse for the fact that the best known work by Paul Dukas is “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” which was featured in Disney’s original “Fantasia.”  We’ll hear a larger work...
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The thing about nicknames is, good or bad, they stick. That's what happened to a nickname the publisher gave to Tchaikovsky's 6th Symphony. Tchaikovsky's brother had suggested a Ru...
Franz Schubert
A song about a fish proved to be good luck for Franz Schubert. He and a well-known baritone of the day were touring with that song of Schubert's, "The Trout." It was heard by an ac...

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