The Russian National Orchestra from Bonn on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

March 14, 2019

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 we go to Bonn for the Russian National Orchestra led by Mikhail Pletnev.  You’ll hear Shostakovich’s “15th Symphony” and “Rossini’s’ “Overture to ‘William Tell’”.  Also on the program music by Schumann, Beethoven, Moszkowski, Tchaikovsky, and Prokofiev. 

Thursday March 14: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-11)

Russian National Orchestra at Beethovenfest 2018

Location: World Conference Center, Bonn (1,2,7) 
Performed by: Russian National Orchestra (1,2,5,7) 
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev (1,2, 7) 
Mstislav Rostropovic (5) 
Soloists: Renauld Capucon, violin (2) 
Mikhail Pletnev, piano (3,4,5) 
Motoi Kawashima, piano (6)
(1) ROSSINI: Overture to "William Tell"
(2) SCHUMANN: Violin concerto in D Minor, first movement
(3) BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 2 in C Minor, op. 111, 2nd movement *
(4) MOSZKOWSKI: Étude de virtuosité in F Major, op. 72 No. 6 ** 
(5) PROKOFIEV: Piano concerto No. 3 in C Major, op. 26, 2nd movement *** 
(6) TCHAIKOVSKY: Nutcracker Suite: Russian Dance (Trepak), adapted by Mikhail Pletnev ****
(7) SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 15 in A Major, op. 141

* On CD DG 471158-2 ** On CD DG 471159-2 *** On CD 471576-2 **** On CD Thorofon CTH 2541

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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