History has proven that composers write the greatest choral works when they sympathize deeply with the words they set to music. Brahms wrote his famous "A German Requiem" while he was grieving over the death of his mother and the composer Robert Schumann, his close friend. Find out more about history's greatest choral works on KING FM's Choral Channel.
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Top-notch Chamber Music
Wednesday at 8pm, tune in for a special concert from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, one of the most important groups of its genre in the world. They play Barriere, Boccherini and Schubert in a special broadcast brought to you in part by the UW World Series at Meany Hall. Find out more about the group and the music from host Peter Newman.
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A Note from Melinda Bargreen
Music critic Melinda Bargreen had this to say about our listener-supported station: "Classical KING FM is part of the fabric of Seattle’s musical life for me. I feel passionate about KING FM and its future. KING FM’s direction is wonderfully positive!"
Classical Music News
Watch violinist Sergey Khachatryan playing the Nocturne from Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1. Get behind-the-scenes information on the upcoming Seattle Symphony performance of this piece with Khachatryan Wednesday at 7pm on the Symphony Spotlight.