The Evening Concerts for Aug 5 - 9, 2013

August 03, 2013

This week on the Evening Concert it’s Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony from Deutsche Welle Radio, then it’s Holst’s “The Planets” from the New York Philharmonic; Wednesday it’s the Piano Quintet of Amy Beach from Santa Fe, then Thursday….. the second of our four-part series “Edinburgh Festivals 2012: Year of Creative Scotland”. Friday it’s "Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper".

Monday August 5: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (Program #12-15)
“Beethoven Fest in Bonn #7”
Bavarian State Orchestra; Kent Nagano, conductor
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 7 in B Minor, D759,“Unfinished”
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor (also “unfinished”: this perf. = mvmts. 1, 2 & 3) 
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 14: (1st mvmt.) (Kit Armstrong, piano)

Tuesday August 6:  The New York Philharmonic This Week (Program #13-43)
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
ADAMS, John (b.1947):   Short Ride in a Fast Machine
OFFENBACH: “Ballet of the Snowflakes” from “Voyage to the Moon”
Josef STRAUSS: Music of the Spheres (Waltz)
HOLST:  The Planets (Women of the MSM Chamber Chorus and Oratorio Society of NY)

Wednesday August 7:  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (Program #13-10)
Soovin Kim, violin
PAGANINI: Selection of Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1: No. 1 & No. 7 (c. 1801-07)
Todd Levy, clarinet; Teng Li, viola; Haochen Zhang, piano
Helen GRIME (b. 1981): Snow and Snow for Clarinet, Viola & Piano (2012 Commission by Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, World Premiere)
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Orion String Quartet: Daniel Phillips and Todd Phillips, violins; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello
Amy BEACH: Piano Quintet in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 67 (1907)
GERSHWIN arr. Earl WILD: Somebody Loves Me; I Got Rhythm (Kirill Gerstein, piano)
and Center Stage from Wolf Trap 2012-13 (Program 10)
Heitor VILLA-LOBOS: Sonata No. 3 (violin/Rachel Barton Pine; piano/Matthew Hagle)
Mario CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Sonata “Omaggio a Boccherini” - Allegro & Vivo (guitar Robert Belinić)
Frank BRIDGE: Cello Sonata - Allegro ben moderato
(cello/Kim Scholes; piano/Easley Blackwood)
Alan HOVHANESS: “Farewell to the Mountains” (piano/Kim Pensinger Witman)
Wayland ROGERS: “En mi cielo al crepúsculo”
Milton DELUGG & Willie STEIN: “Orange Colored Sky”
Gene AUTRY: “The Call of the Canyon”
(mezzo-soprano/Jamie van Eyck; tenor/David Portillo; piano/Kim Pensinger Witman)

Thursday August 8: Special: Edinburgh Festivals:  2012/Year of Creative Scotland (2 of 4)
IBERT: Three Short Pieces and EZZET: Desert Camel (Les Vent Francais wind quintet)
SCRIABIN: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Sharp Minor (Daniil Trifonov, piano)
SCHUBERT: String Trio in Bb, D 471 (Trio Zimmerman)
TAFFANEL: Wind Quintet (Les Vent Francais wind quintet)
JANACEK: Violin Sonata (Leonidas Kavakos, violin; Nicolai Lugansky, piano)

Friday August 9: Prairie Performances with Roger Cooper
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