Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Welcome to this first program in March - amazing that we are already into the third month of the year! The weather feels like spring, however we still have three weeks of winter yet to go. Ah well . . . !
Here is the music for today:

Symphony in B flat, Op. 12, No. 5 of Luigi Boccherini - Raymond Leppard & the New Philharmonia Orchestra
Symphony No. 103 in E flat, "Drumroll" by Joseph Haydn with Sir Charles Mackerras & the Orchestra of St. Luke's
Sonata for Cello & Piano in C major, OP. 119 by Sergei Prokofiev performed by Yo-Yo Ma and Emmanuel Ax
La Mer by Claude Debussy, Paavo Järvi and the Cincinnati Symphony
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, "from My Life" by Bedrich Smetana performed by the Smetana Quartet
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagony - suite from the opera; music of Kurt Weill performed by Mariss Jansons & the Berlin Philharmonic
Concerto for violin & Wind Orchestra, Op. 12 by Kurt Weill with Mariss Jansons and the Berlin Philharmonic with Frank Peter Zimmerman on the vioin.

Three songs fr 3 Penny Opera by Kurt Weil with Lotte Lenya, Roger Bean.

and also here is the program from last Thursday:

Symphony in D major for chamber orchestra by Antonio Salieri performed by the Budapest Strings
Piano Trio in G minor, No. 2, op. 26 of Antonin Dvorak performed by The Raphael Trio
Romance by Amy Beach played by The Klugherz-Timmons Duo
Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 92 of Ludwig van Beethoven. Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharnonic
Violin Concerto, Op. 14 by Samuel Barber, Elmar Oliveira - violin; Leonard Slatkin and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Church Windows by Ottorino Respighi Jesús López-Cobos conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Symphony in C major by Georges Bizet performed by Louis Fremaux and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns with Itzhak Perlman - narration; Yoel Levi and the Saint Louis Symphony
Brazilian Impressions by Ottorino Respighi; Jesús López-Cobos and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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