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Alice Tully Hall

February 26, 2009

Alice gets a face lift

She's over 40 now, and her age was beginning to show. So Alice got a face lift recently. It took two years and about $160 million, but the results are smashing. Today we'll visit the newly-renovated Alice Tully Hall in New York City to hear last Sunday's grand re-opening concert. We'll hear from Hesperion XXI and the Juilliard Orchestra, under the direction of David Robertson.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Modest Mussorgsky
    Entr'acte from "Kovanschina"
    The Cleveland Orchestra with conductor Oliver Knussen
  • Isaac Albeniz
    "Torre Bermeja," from "Doce Piezas Caracteristicas," Op. 92, No. 12
    Guitarist Jason Vieaux
    92nd Street Y, New York City
  • Max Bruch
    Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26
    Violinist Sergey Khachatryan with the Cleveland Orchestra and conductor Kurt Masur
    Severance Hall, Cleveland
  • Traditional
    "Three Sephardic Romances"
    Hesperion XXI
    Alice Tully Hall, New York City
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Final Movement from Pulcinella Suite
    Members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with the Juilliard Orchestra and conductor David Robertson
    Alice Tully Hall, New York City

hour 2

  • Erich Korngold
    "Caprice Fantastique"
    Violinist Sonja van Beek and pianist Andreas Frolich
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622
    Clarinetist Franklin Cohen with the Cleveland Orchestra and conductor Alan Gilbert
    Severance Hall, Cleveland
  • Erich Korngold
    Suite from "Much Ado About Nothing," Op. 11
    Violinist Yoon Kwon and pianist Anthony Newman
    Summerfest La Jolla, La Jolla, California
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