Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence” String Sextet on the “Evening Concert”

February 07, 2016
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL FM-90.9 the Emerson String Quartet and others play Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence String Sextet” on the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. At 8:00 it’s “Forging a National Consciousness” on “Song: Mirror of the World”.

Sunday February 7: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-19)

Great Favorites

Mozart: Duo in G major for Violin and Viola, K. 423 Ida Kavafian, Violin; Yura Lee, Viola

Tchaikovsky: Sextet for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos, Op. 70, “Souvenir de Florence” . The Emerson String Quartet, together with violist Paul Neubauer and cellist Colin Carr

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Song: Mirror of the World (with Thomas Hampson) (15-06)

Forging a National Consciousness

Beginning in 1848, the Year of Revolution, this program explores the role of song as a unifying cultural force in the face of vital political struggles. With the folksongs of their homelands ringing in their ears, composers from Brahms to Duparc, from Mahler to Mussorgsky, took up the torch of nationalism at a moment when worlds were colliding.

Writer: Heather Platt, Ball State University

Robert Schumann: "Kennst du das Land" Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson, mezzo-soprano;

Michael Barrett, piano. Koch [ASIN] B001PCPSOS
Carl Loewe: "Findlay" Thomas Hampson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. EMI 655147-2
Johannes Brahms: "Vergebliches Stanchen" Jessye Norman, soprano; Daniel Barenboim, piano. DG [ASIN] B00003ZA2A
Johannes Brahms: "O kuhler Wald" Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone;

Daniel Barenboim, piano. DG Brahms Edition [ASIN] B001TH28EU
Johannes Brahms: "Von ewiger Liebe" Brigitte Fassbaender. mezzo-soprano; Irwin Gage, piano. Arcata 33493
Franz Liszt: "In Liebeslust" Nicolai Gedda, tenor; Lars Roos, piano Bluebell Records [ASIN] B000001JCO
Robert Franz: "Meerfahrt" Mitsuko Shirai, soprano; Hartmut Holl, piano. Capriccio 10515
Josephine Lang: "Wie glanzt so hell die Auge" Heike Hallaschka, soprano; Heidi Kommerall, piano. Audite 97472
Henri Duparc: "L'invitation au voyage" Charles Panzera, tenor;

Madgeleine Panzera-Baillot, piano. Capitol [ASIN] B00000DOAS
Frederic Chopin: "Sliczny Chiopiec" Ewa Podles, contralto; Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Qualiton [ASIN] 5552144775
Gioacchino Rossini: "L'ultimo Ricordo" Thomas Hampson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. EMI 582432
Modest Mussorgsky: "Svetik Savishn" (Darling Savishna) Boris Christoff, bass; Alexandre Labinsky, piano. EMI 630252

Edvard Grieg: "En svane" (The swan) Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano; Bengt Forsberg, piano. DG 437 521-2
Stephen Foster: "Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair" Thomas Hampson, baritone; Michael Parlof, flute; Jay Unger, violin; Molly Mason, guitar; David Alpher, piano. EMI/angel 56421-2

Gustav Mahler: "Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen" Thomas Hampson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. Warner Classics 449232


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