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Cleveland, Ohio

October 3, 2012

Celebrating Cleveland

The city of Cleveland may be a diamond in the rough, but there's nothing rough about the music scene there. The Cleveland Orchestra is consistently acclaimed as one of the best orchestras in the world. Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, gives lively and inventive early music performances. And ChamberFest Cleveland just finished its inaugural season with a bang. Join us for today's show, a celebration of Cleveland.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Antonio Vivaldi
    Concerto in F for Strings, RV 141
    The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer, conductor
  • Henry Litolff
    Scherzo from Concerto Symphonique No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 102
    Garrick Ohlsson, piano, the San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
  • Frederic Chopin
    Prelude No. 24 in D Minor, Op. 28
    Garrick Ohlsson, piano
    Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Rockport, Massachusetts
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Michele Johnson from Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Antonio Vivaldi
    Autumn, from the Four Seasons, Op. 8, No. 3, RV 293
    Herta Hansena, piano, the Riga Saxophone Quartet
    Spikeri Concert Hall, Riga, Latvia

hour 2

  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Scherzo from Octet in E-flat, Op. 20
    The Cleveland Quartet and Meliora Quartet
  • Witold Lutoslawski
    Variations on a Theme by Paganini
    Matan Porat and Orion Weiss, piano
    ChamberFest Cleveland
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
    Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 54
    The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Most, conductor
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Rene Duchiffre
    Le Beaute de la Terre (The Beauty of the Earth)
    Apollo's Fire, Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord and conductor
    St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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