The conductor Daniel Barenboim prepares a cycle of Bruckner’s symphonies for Carnegie Hall.
A harpsichord suite inspired by birds and the “Farewell” concerto by Hummel. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 8084 Francois Couperin Harpsichord Suite No.14 Harm Mundi 190357 SOLO Kenneth Gilbert, harpsichord 22:58 C 1 6-13 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:27 PM 33505 Johann Nepomuk Hummel Piano Concerto in E Op 110 “Les Adieux” Vox/MMG 5064 COND […]
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A gifted countertenor receives the Marian Anderson award.
11:00 PM Leopold Stokowski, conductor BACH (arr. STOKOWSKI): Toccata and Fugue in D minor, S. 565 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 SIBELIUS: “Swan of Tuonela” GLIÈRE: Symphony No. 3 in B minor, Op. 42, “Iyla Murometz”
The Juilliard School’s annual free festival will showcase composers who hail from that region.
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Carlos Kalmar VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 6 in E minor (revised version) BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 55, “Eroica” Carl Nielsen: Flute Concerto
Hamburg’s new concert hall, wrapped by a hotel and condominium complex, heightens the sense of a roiling interior prize.
Chiaro e scuro (Keyboard Sonatas)
I love this disc of Haydn and Scarlatti, partly because it spells out—literally (in Elaine Sisman’s perfect liner notes) and musically (through the pairing of the music)—what I have long, intuitively felt, namely that these two composers share a common genial, sunny disposition. Sisman sees a common rhythmic
No one imagined that, by the time of the premiere, the satire about authoritarian regimes might hit so close to home.