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April 12, 2012

Meet Mayumi Kanagawa

There's plenty of gloomy talk these days about the impending death of classical music. Nay-sayers point to dwindling audiences and orchestra balance sheets awash in red ink. After today's show, you won't be able to reach any conclusion except one: the future of classical music is in very good hands. We're featuring some remarkable young musicians, including Time for Three, pianist Mariangela Vacatello, and PT's newest Young Artist-in-Residence, violinist Mayumi Kanagawa, who will be in the PT studios for the next five days.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Igor Stravinsky
    Tableau 1: Prologue, from Apollon Musagete (Apollo)
    The Moscow Soloists, Yuri Bashmet, conductor
  • Antonio Vivaldi
    Third movement from Trio in G Minor, RV 85
    Ramsey Concert Hall, Athens Georgia
  • Time for Three
    Time for Three
    Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado
  • Ernest Bloch
    Ba'al Shem (Three Pictures of Chassidic Life)
    Gil Shaham, violin, Orli Shaham, piano
    92nd Street Y, New York City
  • Franz Schubert
    Sonata in A Minor, D.821 (Arpeggione)
    Yuri Bashmet, viola and director, the Moscow Soloists
    Kolarac Hall, Belgrade, Serbia

hour 2

  • Eugene Ysaye
    Solo Violin Sonata, Op. 27, No. 3 (Dedicated to George Enescu)
    Mayumi Kanagawa, violin
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • PT Young Artist-in-Residence
    Mayumi Kanagawa, violin
  • Traditional
    Improvisation on Hvilket Postbud en due (Which Postman a Dove)
    Bolette Roed, recorder
    Music in Paradise Festival, Paradyz, Poland
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
    Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 87
    Mariangela Vacatello, piano
    Wellspring Theater, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Traditional (Arranged by Gene Kavadlo)
    Klezmer Dances
    The Imani Winds
    Brendle Recital Hall, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Leonard Bernstein
    First movement from Sonata for Clarinet
    Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, the London Symphony Orchestra, Eric Stern, conductor
  • Leonard Bernstein
    Candide Overture and Suite
    The Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Wayne Marshall, conductor
    Philharmonie, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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