September 1, 2009
Music from the Heart
American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham sang at the funeral of Senator Ted Kennedy this past weekend. She joins Fred to talk about the experience. And we'll hear Graham at the 2009 BBC Proms, the summer music festival in London, sing a heart-breakingingly beautiful love song by Reynaldo Hahn, "A Chloris."
Performance Today audio is available for seven days following broadcast.
Entre cloches from Sites auriculaires; Rapsodie Espagnole--II. Malaguena
Vladimir and Vovak Ashkenazy, piano
Lugebat David Absalon
Schwetzingen Festival; Speyer Cathedral, Speyer, Germany
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in B flat, K 191--III. Rondo. Tempo di Menuetto
Houston Symphony; Christoph Eschenbach, conductor; Benjamin Kamins, Bassoon
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau, piano. Susan Graham talks with Fred Child about singing Schubert's "Ave Maria" at Senator Ted Kennedy's funeral this past Saturday.
BBC Proms 2009; Cadogan Hall, London, England
Symphony No. 3 in D, D. 200
German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Shizuo Kuwahara, conductor
Weilburg Castle Concerts, Castle Court, Weilburg, Germany
Nonet for Wind Quintet, String Trio, and Double Bass
Faculty Artists from the Institute at Round Top
Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, Texas