Thursday, February 4, 2010

Afternoon Classics - Thursday, February 4, 2010

This is an exciting program for this afternoon. New pieces, new artists and lots of the solidly established works of the 20th Century. To begin with here is a new release that is noteworthy:

Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Zwill Bailey - cello
Fantasy in C major, Op. 159 by Franz Schubert performed by Anne Akiko Meyers - violin; Akira Eguchi - piano
Symphony No. 3 in E flat-major, Op. 97 Rhenish by Robert Schumann, Christoph Eschenbach conducting the Bamberg Symphony
Dust Dances (1994) of Derek Bermel with Gil Rose leading the Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Introduccion et Angel & Milonga in Re, Tango by Astor Piazzola performed by Anne Akiko Meyers - violin; Akira Eguchi - piano
Scythian Suite, Op. 20 of Sergei Prokofiev, Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Ballet Orchestra, St. Petersburg performing
Caucasian Sketches, Op. 10 of Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, David Zinman leads the Baltimore Symphony
Symphony No. 4, 'The Inextinguishable' of Karl Nielsen performed by Herbert Blomstedt and the San Francisco Symphony Orhcestra
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov. Arthur Rubenstein at the piano with Fritz Reiner conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra