February 12, 2008
Performance Today for Tuesday, February 12, 2008
The Calder Quartet plays some Philip Glass before one of the most exhilarating works in the classical canon - Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony - is performed in Prague by Pavel Safarik and the Prague Chamber Orchestra. Alain Altinoglu leads the French National Orchestra in a Chausson symphony in Paris. And pianist Claude Frank plays Bach.
Performance Today audio is available for seven days following broadcast.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Seventh movement from Serenade No. 7 in D, K. 250 ("Haffner")
The Prague Chamber Orchestra with conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Melody for the G String, Op. 47
Violist Roger Chase and pianist Michiko Otaki
Consolation No. 3 in D-flat, S. 172
Pianist Stefan Vladar
String Quartet No. 2 ("Company")
The Calder Quartet
Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90 ("Italian")
The Prague Chamber Orchestra with conductor Pavel Safarik
Pianist Stefano Bollani
"Valse de Fleurs"
Symphony in B-flat, Op. 20
The French National Orchestra with conductor Alain Altinoglu
Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasy and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 904
Pianist Claude Frank