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Valery Gergiev

June 25, 2013

Performance Today for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

They are a truly global all-star orchestra. On Tuesday's Performance Today we'll hear a performance by the World Orchestra for Peace with players from the Berlin Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Vienna Philharmonic. In fact, musicians from more than 70 orchestras, from more than 40 countries, join together a few times a year to reaffirm "the unique strength of music as an ambassador for peace." Tune in to hear Valery Gergiev conduct the World Orchestra for Peace in concert in Chicago.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Overture from 'Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail' (The Abduction from the Seraglio)
    Tafelmusik; Bruno Weil, conductor
  • Mark Goodenberger
    Paris Sketches - 1. Carousel, 2. Catacombs
    Mark Goodenberger, Marimba
    Studio at Classical KING FM 98.1, Seattle, WA
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 314
    Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Orchestra of the Suisse Romande; Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland
  • George Gershwin (arranged by the Gershwin Piano Quartet)
    An American in Paris arr. for Piano Quartet
    Gershwin Piano Quartet: Andre Desponds, Mischa Cheung, Benjamin Engeli, Stephan Wirth
    Schwetzingen Festival, Rococo Theatre, Schwetzingen, Germany

hour 2

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
    Kirov Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor
  • Paulo Bellinati
    Jongo
    Petar Jankovic Ensemble
    Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN
  • PT Young-Artist-in-Residence
    Xiang Yu, violin
  • Tomaso Antonio Vitali, transcribed Leopold Charlie
    Chaconne
    Xiang Yu, violin; Evan Wong, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Richard Strauss
    Don Juan, Op. 20
    World Orchestra for Peace; Valery Gergiev, conductor
    Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
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