Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, February 23, 2010

This is a day replete with birthdays. First there is Georg Friedrich Handel, then there is Frederick Chopin, following him is Virgil Thompson and the last, but not least, Lowell Lieberman. This really does present a great program mix so without shaking the basket too much:

Concerto Grosso in G, Op. 6, No. 1 of George Frideric Handel performed by Martin Pearlman and the Boston Baroque
Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 by Frederic Chopin performed by Murray Perhia - piano
Fantasy for violin etc Scottish folk melodies, Op. 46 of Max Bruch. James Ehnes - violin; Mario Bernardi and the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal
Piano Trio in B, Op. 8 of Johannes Brahms played by Vladimir Ashkenazy - piano; Itzhak Perlman - violin, Lynn Harrell - cello
Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4 of Frederic Chopin - Murray Perhia - piano
Grande valse brilliante in E flat, Op. 18 - Frederic Chopin; Murray Perhia - piano
Fandango by Padre Soler performed by Dagoberto Linhares, Maya Le Roux Obradovic, Raymond Migy - guitars
Symphony on a Hymn Tune (1928) of Virgil Thompson. James Sedares leading the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Pilgrims & Pioneers by Virgil Thompson; James Sedares and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Concerto for flute and orchestra by Lowell LieberMann with Eugenia Zukerman - flute; Andrew Litton leading the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
The River by Virgil Thompson with Richard Kapp and the Philharmonia Virtuosi
The White Peacock by Charles Tomlinson Griffes; Jo Ann Falleta conducting the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

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