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Weekend of May 16, 2009

Performance Today for Saturday, May 16, 2009

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Johannes Brahms
    Antantino from Intermezzo in E Minor, Op. 119, No. 2
    Pianist Emanuel Ax
  • Pablo de Sarasate
    "Caprice Basque,""Romanza Andaluza," and "Zigeunerweisen"
    The American String Project
    Benaroya Hall, Seattle
  • Robert Schumann
    "Papillons," Op. 2
    Pianist Emanuel Ax
    International Festival of Chamber Music, Schenectady, New York
  • Paul Reade
    Saxophone Quartet
    The Italian Saxophone Quartet
    Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, California

hour 2

  • Joseph Haydn
    Finale from Symphony No. 89 in F
    The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century with conductor Franz Bruggen
  • William Grant Still
    Suite for Violin, "Mother and Child"
    Violinist Danielle Belen Nesmith with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra and conductor Tito Munoz
    Sphinx Competition, Detroit
  • Johannes Brahms
    Excerpts from Serenade No. 1 in D, Op. 11
    The Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic with conductor Franz Bruggen
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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