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Felix Mendelssohn

May 20, 2013

Performance Today for Monday, May 20, 2013

Throughout this school year Performance Today been featuring some of the most talented young musicians from conservatories and schools of music around the country. On Monday, we welcome our new Young Artist in Residence: violinist Timothy Kantor. He'll perform in the studio every day this week, starting on Monday with a sonata by Felix Mendelssohn.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Alexander Borodin
    Scherzo from String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
    The Emerson String Quartet
  • Franz Liszt
    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
    Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano
    Van Cliburn Piano Competition 2009; Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    String Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K. 589 - (Excerpt; first two movements only)
    Emerson String Quartet
    Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, WQXR Studios, New York City
  • Richard Wagner
    Wotan's Farewell, from Die Walkure; Magic Fire Music from Die Walkure
    Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California

hour 2

  • Edvard Grieg
    From Early Years (from Six Lyric Pieces, Op. 65)
    Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
  • Richard Wagner
    Lohengrin, Act 1: Prelude
    Los Angeles Philharmonic; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
  • PT Young Artist-in-Residence
    Timothy Kantor, violin
  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Violin Sonata in F Major - I. Allegro vivace
    Timothy Kantor, violin; Clare Longendyke, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Edvard Grieg
    Holberg Suite, Op. 40
    New Century Chamber Orchestra; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, music director
    Osher Martin Jewish Community Center, San Rafael, CA
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