Weekend of November 15, 2008
Performance Today for Saturday, November 15, 2008
Performance Today audio is available for seven days following broadcast.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Siciliano from Oboe Concerto in F, BWV 1053
Oboist Heinz Holliger with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and conductor Iona Brown
Adagio from String Quintet in F
Violinists Joseph Silverstein and Lily Francis, violists Paul Neubauer and Teng Li, and cellist Priscilla Lee
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York City
"The Piano Puzzler"
This week's contestant is Richard Ries from Sarasota, Florida.
Johann Sebastian Bach and Gustav Mahler
Suite of Orchestral Music
The Festival Symphony Orchestra with conductor Richard Rosenberg
Hot Springs Music Festival, Hot Springs, Arkansas
Tarantella from "Pulcinella"
Soprano Bernadette Cullen with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and conductor Christopher Lyndon Gee
Sonata in B Minor, K. 27
Pianist Sara Daneshpour
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, St. Paul, Minnesota
"Souvenir de Florence," Op. 70
The Australian Chamber Orchestra with conductor Richard Tognetti
Jordan Hall, Boston
"Arabesca" from "Danse Espagnole" No. 12
Flutist Debra Wendells Cross, clarinetist Robert Alemany, and guitarist JoAnn Falletta
Virginia Arts Festival, Norfolk, Virginia
"Le Basque" for Flute and String Quartet
Flutist Emer McDonough with the RTE Vanbrugh Quartet
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland