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Nicholas McGegan

Weekend of March 22, 2008

Music from minnesota

Conductor Nicholas McGegan will take you on a colorful guided tour of Haydn's 92nd Symphony before leading the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in a performance of the work in St. Paul. Then we'll travel south to Northfield, where the male chorus, Cantus, will sing Thomas Tallis'"Lamentations of Jeremiah."

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Joseph Haydn
    Fourth movement from Quartet No. 27 in D, Op. 20, No. 4
    The Mendelssohn String Quartet
  • Pero de Gamboa
    Three Choral Works
    The Gulbenkian Choir with conductor Michel Corboz
    Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • Thomas Tallis
    "Lamentations of Jeremiah"
    Boe Memorial Chapel, Northfield, Minnesota
  • Joseph Haydn
    Symphony No. 92 in G ("Oxford")
    The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra with conductor Nicholas McGegan
    Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Richard Wagner
    "Liebestod" from "Tristan and Isolde"
    Pianist Jorge Luis Prats
    Miami International Piano Festival, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Ruperto Chapi y Lorente
    Prelude from "La Revoltosa"
    Pepe, Celino and Lito Romero
    Spivey Hall, Morrow, Georgia

hour 2

  • Osvaldo Golijov
    Music from "Tenebrae"
    The St. Lawrence String Quartet with clarinetist Todd Palmer
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Francois Couperin
    "Troisieme Lecon" from "Lecons de Tenebres de Mercredy"
    Concerto Vocale with conductor René Jacobs
  • Carlo Gesualdo
    Three sections of "Tenebrae Responsoria"
    The Hilliard Ensemble
  • Frederic Chopin
    Ballade in F Minor, Op. 52
    Pianist Michel Dalberto
  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Sinfonia No. 10 in B Minor
    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Ingram Marshall
    "Orphic Memories"
    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Cornelius Schuyt
    "Padovana del secondo modo" and "Gagliarda del secondo modo"
    The Royal Wind Music with director Paul Leenhouts
    Boston Early Music Festival, Boston
  • Sir Edward Elgar
    Adagio from Elegy for Strings, Op. 58
    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Richard Strauss
    Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier"
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductor Alan Gilbert
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
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