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Andras Schiff

October 28, 2008

Dvorak in prague

Pianist Andras Schiff joins the Budapest Festival Orchestra today for Dvorak's only piano concerto, with Ivan Fischer at the podium. It's a rare treat to hear a relatively unknown work by a famous composer, brought to life by one of the hottest pianists working today, in the composer's native country. You won't want to miss it.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Domenico Scarlatti
    Keyboard Sonata in E-flat, K. 475
    Pianist Andras Schiff
    Walthamstow Town Hall, London, England
  • Anthony Holborne
    "Pavan Paradizo"
    Capriccio Stravagante with conductor Skip Sempe
    Musica Antica Early Music Festival, Bruges, Belgium
  • Antonin Dvorak
    Piano Concerto in G Minor, Op. 33
    Pianist Andras Schiff with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and conductor Ivan Fischer
    Prague Spring International Music Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Adagio from the Toccata in C, BWV 564
    Pianist Ivan Martin
    International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York City

hour 2

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    "Night," Op. 60, No. 9
    Cellist Mischa Maisky and pianist Pavel Gililov
  • Eric Mandat
    "So What Elsa's New" for Two Clarinets
    Clarinetists Frank Kowalsky and Sean Osborn
    Seattle Chamber Music Festival, Seattle
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Andante Cantabile from the Duo for Violin and Viola in B-flat, K. 424
    Violinist Ruggero Allifranchini and violist Marcus Thompson
    Sanibel Music Festival, Sanibel Island, Florida
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, K. 364
    Violinist Ani Kavafian and violist Ida Kavafian with musicians from Music from Angel Fire
    Music from Angel Fire, Taos, New Mexico
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Andante Cantabile from the String Quartet in D, Op. 11
    Cellist Mircea Marian and bassist Sandel Smarandescu with the Cellissimo Quartet
    Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest, Romania
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