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Magnus Lindberg

June 28, 2013

Performance Today for Friday, June 28, 2013

Every week Performance Today features music written in the 21st Century. This week, we'll hear the world premiere performance of a piece Magnus Lindberg wrote to celebrate Alan Gilbert's first concert as music director of the New York Philharmonic. Lindberg is a Finnish composer. His piece is called EXPO. We'll hear that music signalling a brand new era from a live concert at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
    Cleveland Orchestra; Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
    Album: Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6, Telarc 80130
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Concerto in D Major
    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
    Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
  • Judith Lang Zaimont
    A Calendar Set -- 12 Virtuosic Preludes - 6. June: 'Then, if ever, come perfect days.' (James Russell Lowell) - 7. July: The Glorious Fourth!
    Christopher Atzinger, piano
    Album: Judith Lang Zaimont -- Sonata, A Calendar Set, Nocturne, Naxos 8.559665
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    The Seasons, Op. 37b - 6. June: Barcarolle
    Denis Matsuev, piano
    Philharmonic Chamber Hall, Warsaw, Poland
  • Zoltan Kodaly
    Summer Evening
    River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Robert Moody, conductor
    The Church of St. John the Divine, Houston, TX
  • Gabriela Montero
    Improvisation on a given theme - Summertime
    Gabriela Montero, piano
    RSI Auditorium, Lugano, Switzerland

hour 2

  • Claude Debussy
    Suite Bergamasque - 2. Menuet
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
    Album: Jean-Yves Thibaudet: Debussy: Images, Etudes, London/Decca 460 247
  • Magnus Lindberg
    EXPO (2009)
    New York Philharmonic; Alan Gilbert, conductor
    Album: Magnus Lindberg: EXPO, Piano Concerto No. 2, Al largo, Dacapo 8226076
  • Young Artist in Residence
    Xiang Yu (Young Artist in Residence)
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St Paul, MN
  • Claude Debussy
    First Rhapsody
    Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra; Fabien Gabel, conductor; Martin Frost, clarinet
    Concert Hall, Oslo, Norway
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