Fresh and inviting, upbeat and inspiring, Sunday Baroque is a weekly radio program featuring beloved and appealing music composed in the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. The music may be centuries-old, but it's the perfect antidote for the stress and distractions of our modern lives, so you can relax and recharge for the week ahead. Hundreds of thousands of listeners across the United States hear Sunday Baroque on their local public radio stations, and countless more listen online across the globe. Host Suzanne Bona offers a huge variety of beloved and appealing music performed by the world's finest musicians on a wide variety of instruments. Sunday Baroque is easy for anyone to enjoy and habit forming!
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Falling for baroque musicThe Autumnal Equinox is almost here -- Fall begins on Friday, September 22. Baroque era composer and violinist Antonio Vivaldi famously honored each season with a Concerto, and an accompanying sonnet for each. In his AUTUMN Concerto, Vivaldi depicted "The peasant celebrates with song and dance the harvest safely gathered in," "cooling breezes," and hunters who "emerge at dawn, ready for the chase." [capt...READ MORE >
September 24th - In the early 18th century, one of the richest men in Italy was Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni. He loved music, and was an important patron of the arts, and Sunday Baroque will share music by some of the composers whose careers benefited from his support.