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Carter Pann

February 21, 2013

Love and Friendship

Carter Pann's Mercury Concerto is a celebration of love and friendship. Friendship between composer Pann and flutist Christina Jennings, who premiered the piece. And love between Jennings and her husband, violist Matthew Dane. In today's show, we'll hear the world premiere of Pann's Mercury Concerto, a showcase for the flute, with a few shining moments for the viola as well.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Epistle Sonata in C, K. 329
    The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Andrew Parrott, conductor
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Madrid, from Four Etudes
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, conductor
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
    Ian Swensen, violin, Alessio Bax, piano
    Music@Menlo, Atherton, California
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Adagio in B Minor, K. 540
    Christian Zacharias, piano
    Chopin and his Europe International Music Festival, Warsaw, Poland
  • Carter Pann
    Mercury Concerto
    Christina Jennings, flute, the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Alastair Willis, conductor
    Church of St. John the Divine, Houston

hour 2

  • Antonin Dvorak
    Furiant, from Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 8
    The New York Philharmonic, Kurt Masur, conductor
  • Antonio Vivaldi
    Third movement from Concerto in C for Recorder and Strings, RV 443
    Michala Petri, recorder, Kremerata Baltica
    Tivoli Garden Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Domenico Scarlatti (Arranged by Dmitri Shostakovich)
    Capriccio, from Two Scarlatti Pieces, Op. 17
    The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Rossen Milanov, conductor
    Ordway Center, St. Paul
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Violin Concerto in D, Op. 61
    Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin, the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall, New York City
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