CBC Television Network

Directions In Music

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1961

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday afternoons from April 23 to May 21, 1961

Produced in Vancouver, British Columbia, this music program looked at different forms of music and productions not immediately familiar to viewers. Works by Thomas Arne, Henry Purcell and Jacques Offenbach were presented. Other shows ranged from Apollo and Hyacinth, composed by Hans Werner Henze based on Greek mythology, to a performance of madrigals by the Vancouver Cantata Singers conducted by Hugh McLean.

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005