February 11, 2008
Performance Today for Monday, February 11, 2008
We'll have music and conversation with some of the freshly crowned classical Grammy winners, including composers Joan Tower and Peter Lieberson, pianist Garrick Ohlsson, violinist James Ehnes, and members of Eighth Blackbird and the Turtle Island Quartet. And we'll go to Amsterdam to hear Neeme Jarvi lead the Hague Philharmonic in Sibelius' Fifth Symphony.
Performance Today audio is available for seven days following broadcast.
"The Lord is God...The Noble Joseph" from "Passion Week," Op. 58
The Phoenix Bach Choir and the Kansas City Chorale with conductor Charles Bruffy
Ludwig van Beethoven
Fourth movement from Piano Sonata No. 3 in C, Op. 2, no. 3
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson
First movement from Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35
Violinst James Ehnes with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and conductor Bramwell Tovey
"Made in America"
The Nashville Symphony Orchestra with conductor Leonard Slatkin
"How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place" from "Ein Deutsches Requiem," Op. 45
The Berlin Radio Chorus and Berlin Philharmonic with conductor Sir Simon Rattle
"Don't go far off, not even for a day" from "Neruda Songs"
Mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Leiberson with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and conductor James Levine
Harry Mathena Gilbert
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and pianist Matthew Hagle
Turtle Island String Quartet
Movements four and nine from "Visions Fugitives," Op. 22
The Moscow Soloists with conductor Yuri Bashmet
"Where Each Child Lays Down Its Head" and Pantomime from "Hansel and Gretel"
Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Larmore and soprano Rebecca Evans with the Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Charles Mackerras
Symphony No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 82
The Hague Philharmonic with conductor Neeme Jarvi