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From the Archives - Surprise symphonies

Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.
Brooke Knoll
Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.

Antonio Rosetti was a Bohemian composer who wanted an Italian name. Vasily Kalinnikov was the son of a police officer and a struggling composer who died young with great promise ahead. Hear lively and tuneful works by both composers.

Compositions and Recordings

Symphony in G major
by Antonio Rosetti
Matthias Bamert with the London Mozart Players

Symphony No. 1 in G minor
by Vasily Kalinnikov
Kirill Kondrashin with the Moscow Philharmonic

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and afternoon host for Classical KC. You can reach her at