Evening Concert

The Pacifica play Beethoven’s 6th Quartet; “Singing the Romantic Self” On “Song:Mirror of the World”


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL FM-90.9 the Pacifica Quartet plays Beethoven’s 6th String Quartet on the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. At 8:00 it’s Episode Three in the series “Song: Mirror of the World” with Thomas Hampson.

Sunday January 17: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-16)  

Classical Transition

Mozart: Sonata in C major for Piano, Four Hands, K. 521 Juho Pohjonen, Wu Han, Piano

Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Op. 18, No. 6 Pacifica String Quartet


Song: Mirror of the World (with Thomas Hampson) (15-03)

Singing the Romantic Self: The Romantic movement gave birth to a new era of individuality, heralded by the innovative poetry of Goethe and the musical genius of Schubert. The Romantics were also fascinated by the natural and supernatural worlds, which are explored in contrasting settings of Goethe’s eerie poem “Der Erlkönig.” Groundbreaking songs of longing, loneliness, and love, by Beethoven and the Mendelssohn siblings, are also featured.  Writer: Scott Burnham, Princeton University

Franz Schubert: "Rastlose Liebe" Jessye Norman, soprano; Phillip Moll, piano. Phillips (ASIN)B000AC5AYO
Carl Maria von Weber: "Sind es Schmerzen, sind es Freuden" Hermann Prey, baritone; Michael Krist, piano.Mercury OCLC 840252349
Ludwig van Beethoven: "Wellington's Victory" London Symphony Orchestra; Antal Dorati, conductor.Mercury 434 360-2
Ludwig van Beethoven: "An die Hoffnung" Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Hertha Kulst, piano.Audite (ASIN) B001EDB1C1
Ludwig van Beethoven: "Auf dem Hugel sitz ich spahend" (An die ferne Geliebte) Thomas Hapmson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. EMI Classics 551472
Ludwig van Beethoven: "Nimm sie hin denn" (An die ferne Geliebte) Thomas Hampson, baritone; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. EMI Classics 551472
Felix Mendelssohn: "Frage" Dame Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. EMI Classics(ASIN) B000THCF20
Fanny Mendelssohn: "Sehnsucht" Barbara Bonney, soprano; Geoffrey Parsons, piano. Mendelssohn Edition, Vol. 3 (ASIN) B0003AKT1UT
Franz Schubert: "Der Wanderer" Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone; Malcom Martineau, piano. DG 445 292-2
Franz Schubert: "Einsamkeit" (Winterreise) Peter Pears, tenor; Benjamin Britten, piano. Decca (ASIN) B0004TEUT
Franz Schubert: "Der Doppelganger" Hans Hotter, bass; Gerald Moore, piano Warner Classics (ASIN) B0022WC2J6
Carl Loewe: "Erlking" Joseph Greindl, baritone; Herta Klust, piano. Preiser Records (ASIN) B003Q6QELE
Franz Schubert: "Erlkonig" Brigitte Fassbander, meazo-soprano; Cord Garben, piano.Sony Classical (ASIN) B00138H132
Franz Schubert: "An die Musik" Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano; Edwin Fischer, piano. EMI Classics 7243 5 67404 2