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Leila Josefowicz

January 5, 2012

Leila Josefowicz

Violinist Leila Josefowicz is planning on cancelling a few performances in the spring. How does she know so far in advance that she won't be up to playing? It turns out it's for a very good reason. She's expecting her second child. In today's show, we'll hear Josefowicz in a recital that went on as planned. She plays the Schubert B Minor Rondo in St. Paul.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Fritz Kreisler
    Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice, Op. 6
    Leila Josefowicz, violin
  • Franz Schubert
    Rondo in B Minor, D. 895
    Leila Josefowicz, violin, Tamara Stefanovich, piano
    The Schubert Club, St. Paul
  • Alexander Sheremetiev
    Nine Sili Nebesniye (Rejoice Now, Heavenly Powers)
    Chorovaya Akademia (Moscow Choral Academy)
  • Edward Elgar
    Serenade for Strings in E Minor, Op. 20
    The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, James Ehnes, conductor
    Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia
  • Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa
    Benedictus, from Responsoria
    The Berlin Vocal Consort, James Wood, director
    Rhein Vocal Festival, Bingen, Germany
  • Giovanni Paolo Cima
    Sonata a tre from Concerti Ecclesiastici
    Quicksilver
    Boston Early Music Festival, Boston
  • Michael Praetorius
    Bransle de Village
    Chatham Baroque
    Synod Hall, Oakland, Pennsylvania

hour 2

  • Samuel Barber
    Pas de Deux, from Souvenirs, Op. 28
    The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck, conductor
  • Dario Castello
    Sonata Quarta in D Minor
    Chatham Baroque
    Synod Hall, Oakland, Pennsylvania
  • Seppo Paakkunainen
    Dalvi Duoddar Luohti
    The YL Male Voice Choir, Matti Hyokki, director
    Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Piano Sonata No. 21 in C, Op. 53 (Waldstein)
    Serhiy Salov, piano
    Fifth Hall, Places des Arts, Montreal, Quebec
  • Samuel Barber
    First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
    The New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall, New York City
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