Friday, March 2, 2012

Afternoon Classics, Friday, March 2, 2012

Hosted by Larry West


Antonín Dvořák, O Moon High Up in the Deep Sky, from Russalka (1900)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa; Frederica von Stade, soprano
Sony 1994


Antonín Dvořák, Psalm 149 for chorus and orchestra, Op. 79 (1879)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Seiji Ozawa
Sony 1994


Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 15 in A, Op. 141, arr. Viktor Derevianko (1971)
Kremerata Musica: Gidon Kremer, violin; Clemens Hagen, cello; Vadim Sakharov, piano; and 13 percussionists
Deutsche Grammophon 2007


Tomaso Albinoni, Concerto a cinque in d, Op. 9, No. 2 (1722)
Kremerata Baltica; Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 2009


Sergei Dreznin (b. 1955), Concerto quasi una fantasia for violin and strings, "After reading Liszt's Dante"
Kremerata Baltica; Gidon Kremer, violin
Deutsche Grammophon 2004


Interview with conductor William Todd Hunt and stage director Emily Smith of Opera To Go's production of Antonín Dvořák's Rusalka, on stage at Thunder Mountain High School Auditorium on March 3, 9 and 10 at 7:30 and March 4 at 3:00. Click here to buy tickets.


Georgs Pelécis (b. 1947), Meeting with a Friend
Kremerata Baltica; Gidon Kremer, violin
Deutsche Grammophon 2004


César Franck, Piano Quintet in f (1879)
Kremerata Baltica
ECM New Series 2010


Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea (b. 1941), La Fiesta
Kremerata Baltica
Profil 2008


Astor Piazzolla, Fuga y Misterio from María de Buenos Aires (1968)
Kremerata Baltica
Deutsche Grammophon 2007


Next week: Music from the world of Sergei Rachmaninoff

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