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Christoph Eschenbach

June 2, 2008

tchaikovsky's fifth in philly

The lush sound of the Philadelphia Orchestra is an ideal fit for Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony. We'll go to the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia to hear Christoph Eschenbach conduct the final three movements of this emotionally turbulent masterpiece.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Third movement from Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550
    The Chamber Orchestra of Europe with conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Gustav Mahler
    "Urlicht" from Symphony No. 2
    The U.S. Air Force Reserve Brass Quintet
    Reinhardt College, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Traditional
    Moravian Folk Tunes
    The Skampa String Quartet
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No. 35 in D, KV 385 ("Haffner")
    The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra with conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
    The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
  • Alexandre Tansman
    Polka from Suite Divertissement
    The Ames Piano Quartet
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • Henri Dutilleux
    Sonatina for Flute and Piano
    Flutist Carol Wincenc and pianist Derek Han
    Music@Menlo Festival, Palo Alto, California
  • Francis Poulenc
    Rondo from Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
    Oboist Allan Vogel, bassoonist Dennis Godburn and pianist Jeffrey Kahane
    Music@Menlo Festival, Palo Alto, California

hour 2

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    "July: Reaper's Song" and "September: Hunting" from "The Seasons," Op. 37b
    Pianist Christoph Eschenbach
  • Frederic Chopin and Leopold Godowsky
    Etude in C Major, Op. 10, No. 1, and "Diatonisch"
    Pianist Boris Berezovsky
    Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England
  • Carl Maria von Weber
    Rondo from Clarinet Quintet in B-Flat Major, Op. 34
    Clarinetist Anthony McGill and the Miro String Quartet
    Music@Menlo Festival, Palo Alto, California
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Little Fugue in G Minor
    The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Music Studio, St. Paul
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Second, third and fourth movements from Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64
    The Philadelphia Orchestra with conductor Christoph Eschenbach
    Kimmel Center, Philadelphia
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