July 30, 2008
A lark in manhattan
The Frick Collection is a small museum in New York City that hosts some wonderful concerts. The Czech Republic's Talich Quartet was there to perform Haydn's "Lark" String Quartet, a work that gained its nickname for a violin part reminiscent of the song of a lark.
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Romance for Violin and Piano
Violinist Petr Messieurer and pianist Radoslav Kvapil
Suite No. 1 in G Minor ("For Several Friends")
Hille Perl, viola de gamba; Lee Santana, lute; and Maurice Steger, recorder
Dresden Music Festival, Dresden, Germany
"The Piano Puzzler"
This week's contestant is Keith Aleo from Boston
Suite from the opera, "The Cunning Little Vixen"
The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra with conductor Vladimir Valek
Dvorak Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Second movement from Concerto for Orchestra
The Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela with conductor Gustavo Dudamel
Symphony Hall, Boston
String Quartet in D, Op. 64, No. 5 ("The Lark")
The Talich Quartet
The Frick Collection, New York City
Flutist Michael Martin Kofler and the Sebastian String Quartet
Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall, Zagreb, Croatia
"The Lark in the Clear Air"
Violinist Geraldine O'Grady and pianist Margaret O'Sullivan
"Old French Melody" and "Song of the Lark" from "Children's Album," Op. 39
Pianist Michael Ponti
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Bassoon Concerto in B-Flat, K. 191
Bassoonist Kenneth Munday with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and conductor Joseph Swensen
Royce Hall, Westwood, California