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Charlie Albright

September 30, 2011

PT Young Artist in Residence

Pianist Charlie Albright has been in the studios all week. Today, he wraps up his stay as the newest PT Young Artist in Residence with one of his own improvisations and a transcription of Johann Strauss, Jr.'s, Blue Danube Waltz. Plus, the wacky mating call of the French composer: Hector Berlioz's bizarre love song to a woman he'd never met, his Symphonie Fantastique. We'll hear it from a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Manuel de Falla
    Ritual Fire Dance, from El Amor Brujo
    The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, conductor
  • Alexander Scriabin
    Prelude No. 1 in C
    Evgeny Brakhman, piano
    Gartner Auditorium, Cleveland
  • Camille Saint-Saens
    Airs de Ballet, from Ascanio
    Paula Robison, flute, Bruce Brubaker, piano
    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
  • Hector Berlioz
    Four movements from Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14
    The Philadelphia Orchestra, Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Berlin Music Festival, Berlin, Germany

hour 2

  • Adolf Schulz-Evler
    Concert Arabesques from On the Beautiful Blue Danube
    Charlie Albright, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • Charlie Albright
    Improvisation
    Charlie Albright, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • PT Young Artist in Residence
    Charlie Albright, piano
  • Giovanni Gabrieli
    Excerpts from Sacrae Symphoniae for Brass
    The Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, conductor
    Spring for Music, New York City
  • Eric Ewazen
    Adagio from Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra
    Marya Martin, flute, the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Paul Polivnick, conductor
  • Eric Ewazen
    A River Valley Idyll for Chamber Orchestra
    The Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra, Eric Ewazen, conductor
    Doctorow Center for the Arts, Hunter, New York
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