Heifetz On Air

Series produced by WTJU

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Each week, "Heifetz On Air" presents captivating performances by Heifetz International Music Institute students, alums, and faculty -- recorded on stage in Staunton and in WTJU's Charlottesville studios.

Each week, "Heifetz On Air" presents captivating performances by Heifetz International Music Institute students, alums, and faculty -- recorded on stage in Staunton and in WTJU's Charlottesville studios.


71 Pieces

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“It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Classical favorites revised, reworked, and reimagined for the Heifetz Institute stage. Featuring great works by Gersh...

Bought by 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: May 18, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode, Virtuosi! We’ve got a dizzying array of devilishly difficult works meant to test the mettle of even our most accomplished young ...

Bought by WVTF, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Delmarva Public Media, and KMXT


  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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On this episode, Virtuosi!  We’ve got a dizzying array of devilishly difficult works meant to test the mettle of even our most accomplished young a...

Bought by WMRA


  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Two of Felix Mendelssohn’s most beloved works - both written when he was a teenager - are featured in this episode. Centerpiece is the premiere rec...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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It’s “April in Paris” on this edition, featuring compositions with the sounds and sensibilities of the City of Light, including violin showpieces, ...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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This episode features memorable performances by Heifetz players in unusual venues both around town and on the road, ...including a New England mee...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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An hour of memorable string quartet performances featuring the Borromeo Quartet, the Heifetz Institute’s Ensemble in Residence. The group, led by f...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Springtime! The rebirth of the earth, with blossoms in the fields, and love is in the air. Images, incidents, and accidents of springtime come to ...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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A celebration of some of the most spirited works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in big concertos and intimate solos, in performance by Heifetz Institute...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Highlights from the annual 12-hour Bach birthday marathon from Christ Lutheran Church in Staunton, Virginia, featuring Bach in all his variety and ...

Bought by WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCNY, WMRA, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Mar 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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For Women’s History Month, we spotlight and celebrate those who today would be called the “influencers” - the female figures of history who have ei...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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A tribute in words and music to the revered Heifetz Institute cellist and teacher Antonio Lysy, (LEE-see) whose untimely death at the age of 60 sh...

Bought by WCNY, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVTF, WMRA, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Romance is in the air with some heart-strung melodies from Johannes Brahms, Edward Elgar, Josef Suk, and more. And we’ll also mark Valentine’s Day...

Bought by WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCNY, and WMRA


  • Added: Feb 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode it’s “Quartetto” - a survey of the sounds of string quartets and other foursomes, captured in concert on the Heifetz stage. Capped...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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We mark African-American History Month with works by Black composers ranging from the Roaring 1920s to our roiling 2020s. Featuring great Heifetz ...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Mozart - happy, melancholy and masterful on this edition, featuring concert performances from Mary Baldwin University's Francis Auditorium by outst...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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From his lifetime to our own, a “Schubertiade” is shorthand for a gathering of conviviality and chamber music that sparkles and delight, all from t...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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His mother was a choir director; his wife was a conservatory-trained singer, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s speeches were peppered with musical c...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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A Louisiana Blues strut, Master Mozart, soulful Rachmaninoff, and the Heifetz debut of Fraser and Haas… and other magic moments from the Heifetz st...

Bought by WVTF, WMRA, and WCNY


  • Added: Jan 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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For the final episode of the inaugural year of Heifetz on Air, a program of great musical moments from the Heifetz Holiday Tour, chock-a-block with...

Bought by WMRA and WCNY


  • Added: Dec 30, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2