“Classical Tahoe” on PBS Reno features Classical Tahoe’s season in a free six-part documentary style series of performances, musician interviews, and behind the scenes glimpses of the festival.

The Classical Tahoe broadcast initiative allows anyone to enjoy a Classical Tahoe concert from anywhere around the world. So far, over 300,000 people worldwide experience Classical Tahoe through our live-streams and broadcast series on PBS.

In May 2022, Season 1 was awarded the International Communicators Award of Distinction. Classical Tahoe is grateful to PBS Reno for its continued partnership in sharing Classical Tahoe with public television viewers across the country and around the world. Seasons 1-3 of the Classical Tahoe series are available to watch for free, on-demand at pbsreno.org and through the PBS Video App.

Experience the magic of music with Classical Tahoe on PBS

Season 3

Episode 301

Performances include music by Aldo Lopez-Gavilan, Puccini and Beethoven.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra

Ken-David Masur, conductor
David Chan, conductor
Jonathan Darlington, conductor
Aldo López-Gavilán, piano

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Episode 302

Performances include music by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Georges Bizet and Pyotr Ilytch Tchaikovsky.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra

David Chan, conductor
Ken-David Masur,
conductor
Jonathan Darlington,
conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
Tessa Lark, violin

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Episode 303

Performances include music by Johannes Brahms, Josef Haydn and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
Ken-David Masur,
conductor
Jonathan Darlington,
conductor
David Chan,
conductor
Sarah Vonsattel,
violin
Winona Zelenka,
cello
Nathan Hughes,
oboe
Whitney Crockett,
bassoon

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Episode 304

Performances include music by Jake Heggie, Jean Sibelius and George Gershwin.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
David Chan, conductor
Jonathan Darlington,
conductor
Ken-David Masur,
conductor
Jake Heggie,
composer
Aldo López-Gavilán,
piano

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Episode 305

Performances include music by Franz Schubert, Gioachino Rossini and Sergei Prokofiev.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
Jonathan Darlington,
conductor
David Chan,
conductor
Ken-David Masur,
conductor
Isabel Leonard,
mezzo-soprano

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Episode 306

Performances include music by Anton Dvorak, Emmanuel Sejourne and Pyotr Ilytch Tchaikovsky.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
Ken-David Masur,
conductor
David Chan,
conductor
Jonathan Darlington, conductor
Svet Stoyanov,
marimba
Tessa Lark,
violin

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Season 2

Episode 201

Performances include music by Strauss, Rodrigo, Couperin and Tchaikovsky

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra

Gabriela Díaz Alatriste, conductor
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Ming Luke, conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, piano
Emmanuel Ceysson, harp

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Episode 202

Performances include music by Montgomery, Copland, Marquez and Saint-Saens.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra

Gabriela Díaz Alatriste, conductor
Ming Luke, conductor
Amaryn Olmeda, violin
Brubeck Brothers Quartet

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Episode 203

Performances include music by Beethoven, Debussy, and Schumann.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra

Tito Muñoz, conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

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Episode 204

Performances include music by Weber, Vaughan-Williams, Strauss, Saint-Saens and Wieniawski

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
Gabriela Díaz Alatriste, conductor
Ming Luke, conductor
Tito Muñoz, conductor
Nathan Hughes, oboe
Laquita Mitchell, soprano
Amaryn Olmeda, violin

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Episode 205

Performances include Borodin’s String Quartet #2 and Mendelssohn’s Symphony #4

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
Ming Luke, conductor
Xiao-Dong Wang, violin
Yurika Mok, violin
Milan Milisavljevic, viola
Winona Zelenka, cello

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Episode 206

Performances from the “Brubeck at 100” program with the Brubeck Brothers Quartet.

FEATURING:
The Classical Tahoe Orchestra
Gabriela Díaz Alatriste,
conductor
Laura Hamilton, violin
Billy Hunter, trumpet
Brubeck Brothers Quartet with Chris Brubeck, Dan Brubeck, Mike DeMicco, and Chuck Lamb

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Season 1

In Summer 2020, Classical Tahoe pivoted from an Orchestra Festival to a Chamber Music Series despite the challenges of the pandemic and the loss of Maestro Joel Revzen.

 

PBS Reno brings viewers 6 episodes of performances, musician interviews, and behind the scenes glimpses from the three-week Chamber Music Series.

Episode 1

With music by Zabel, Mahler, Bruch, Saint-Saens and Jake Heggie with Frederica Von Stade.

FEATURING:
Members of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra

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Episode 2

With the music by Beethoven, Schubert and a Faure Piano Quartet.

FEATURING:
Members of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra

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Episode 3

Music includes a Mozart Horn Quintet, Debussy, Faure, and a Mendelssohn Octet.

FEATURING:
Members of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra

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Episode 4

A Mozart Oboe Quartet, Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge and a Brahms Horn Trio.

FEATURING:
Members of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra

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Episode 5

Features music by Bach, Debussy, Liszt and a Dvorak Bass Quintet.

FEATURING:
Members of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra

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Episode 6

Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto, Debussy/Cooper Sonata “No 5”, Rachmaninoff, Strauss and more

FEATURING:
Members of the Classical Tahoe Orchestra

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Watch Locally on PBS Reno

Beginning January 2nd, 2022, PBS Reno will broadcast Classical Tahoe on Sundays at 4pm Pacific. Watch locally on PBS Reno – channel 5.1 via broadcast television, satellite, YouTubeTV, Direct TV, AT&T, Spectrum cable, or via the local livestream at https://www.pbsreno.org/livestream/ .

PBS Reno is available for cable and satellite service subscribers in northern Nevada and northeastern California. Channels may differ depending on where you live, so check your local cable provider for more information. You can also turn on your local PBS station, and if it says PBS Reno in the lower right-hand corner, you’re in the right place!

Questions? E-mail: info@classicaltahoe.org

Watch Worldwide

PBS Reno Website

All episodes will be available on-demand free of charge at PBSReno.org/ClassicalTahoe. New episodes will be available within 24 hours of their on-air debut. This content is available to watch anytime worldwide through PBSreno.org and will continue to be hosted indefinitely.

PBS Video App 

Watch free of charge on the PBS Video App on your smart TV, iOS device, or Android device. Simply search for Classical Tahoe to view the performances. The PBS Video app does not require membership or any purchase and is available worldwide.

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Classical Tahoe on PBS Reno Series is generously underwritten by the FS Foundation.

With deep appreciation, we thank the following partners for bringing Classical Tahoe to the homes of thousands of viewers through Season’s 2024 livestream and the PBS Reno Classical Tahoe Broadcast Series. Updated April 2024. 

Carol Franc Buck Foundation
Dick and Charlotte McConnell
FS Foundation
Ian Weiss
Nevada Arts Council/NEA
PBS Reno
Reno Tahoe