Evening Masterwork

Each night at 7:00 PM join Tyler Kline 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 night at 7:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at 103.9.

This week on Evening Masterwork

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 in a Op. 56 “Scottish”
Felix Mendelssohn first got the idea for his third symphony while on a trip to Scotland. He was 20 years old at the time, and he wasn’t in any hurry to finish the symphony – he took 13 years to complete the work. Additionally, despite its listing as his third symphony, it was actually the last symphony he finished. And in a lot of ways the symphony is more of a souvenir of that trip to Scotland,...
February 6, 2019 on Classical Music

Nightly, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9

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Tyler Kline
Tyler Kline

Tyler Kline is a composer whose music has been performed across the United States, and internationally in Canada, Brazil and Romania. His compositional interests encompass a wide variety of styles and mediums, from acoustic chamber and large ensemble works to electronic and electroacoustic music. A native of Kentucky, he earned his Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of South Florida. Learn more at www.tylerklinemusic.com.

Musical Notes from Evening Masterwork

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1 in B-Flat, Op. 99
Little is known about Franz Schubert’s Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat, except for the fact that in his life time, the first trio was overshadowed by its companion, the Piano Trio No. 2...
Antonin Dvorak
Antonin Dvorak wrote his Serenade for Strings when he was in his early years of marriage, he had a brand-new baby boy at home and for once, he knew for certain that he would be abl...

This Week on Evening Masterwork

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky only has one chamber work featuring piano and strings: a Piano Trio, and initially, he had no interest in writing such a work. However, in March of 1881 Russian pianist...
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade Op. 35
This Evening’s Masterwork is the story of The Thousand and One Nights, the collection of Middle Eastern and Indian tales, turned into music. Rimsky-Korsakov completed Scheherazade...
Karl Goldmark
Karl Goldmark was actually a self-taught composer – his formal musical studies actually focused on the violin, which he began playing at the age of 11. It’s fitting, then, that his...