Evening Concert

Dvorak’s Piano Quintet, Op. 81 and Episode 1 of “Song: Mirror of the World’ on the “Evening Concert”


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL FM-90.9 you’ll hear Dvorak’s Opus 81 Piano Quintet on the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. At 8:00 it’s the first in the series “Song: Mirror of the World” with Thomas Hampson.

Sunday January 3, 2016: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 15-14)

Dvorak's Folk Traditions

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in C major for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 46, No. 1 Jeremy Denk, Wu Han, piano

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in Ab major for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 46, No. 3 Jeremy Denk, Wu Han, piano

Dvorak: Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola, and Cello, B. 155, Op. 81 Jeremy Denk, piano; Ani Kavafian, Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello


Song: Mirror of the World (with Thomas Hampson) (15-01)

A Diary of Our Times

Composers and poets create a powerful diary through classic song—poetry set to music. Starting with Mozart and ending in the 21st century, a variety of intriguing songs open unique windows to particular moments in history. We hear a foretaste of the musicians, writers, and cultural currents that the next twelve programs will explore.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: “Das Veilchen” [2.38]

Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, soprano; Walter Gieseking, piano EMI Classics 18459

Franz Schubert: “Der Zwerg” (The Dwarf) [4.54]
Christian Gerhaher, bariton; Gerold Huber, piano Sony 2565057

Clara Schumann: “Er is gekommen [1.21]
Barbara Bonney, soprano; Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano Decca B000V6MRAY

Robert Schumann: “Die beiden Grenadiere” [3.54]
Ian Bostridge, tenor; Julius Drake, piano EMI Classics 56575

Stephen Foster: “Nelly was a Lady” [1 verse-1.50]
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano TMH 5432

Edvard Grieg: “Lok” (Call) [0.46]
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo soprano; Bengt Forsberg, piano DG 279 477 6326

Henri Duparc: “Chanson Triste” [3.20]
José van Dam, baritone; Marciej Pikulski, piano Acanta/Pilz 233493

Claude Debussy: “Noël des enfants qui n’ont plus de maisons” [2.47]
Victoria de los Angeles, soprano; Gonzalo Soriano, piano EMI Great Recordings

Charles Ives: “Tom Sails Away” [2.48]
Thomas Hampson, baritone; Michael Tilson Thomas, piano RCA Victor Read Seal 63703

Viktor Ullmann: “Sonnenuntergang” [1.49]
Roman Trekel, baritone; Burkhard Kehring, piano Berlin Classics 1747

Dmitri Shostakovich: “The Descendants” [2.12]
Magdalena Kozená, mezzo soprano; Malcolm Martineau, piano DG 471581

John Musto: “Litany” [2.51]
Sasha Cooke, soprano; John Musto, piano GPR 12014

Ned Rorem: “Then” [3.03]
Nathaniel Webster, baritone: Ani Kavafian, violin; David Finckel, cello, Gilbert Kalish, piano Music at Menlo: Voices of our Time