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March 11, 2014

Jade Simmons

On Tuesday's Performance Today, innovative pianist Jade Simmons joins Fred in the studio to discuss what it means to stay fiery as a musician.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Carl Maria von Weber
    Leise, Leise, fromme Weise from Der Freischutz
    Sabine Meyer, clarinet; Orchestra of Zurich Opera; Franz Welser-Most, conductor
    Sabine Meyer - A Night At The Opera
    EMI 56137
  • Yannick Paget
    Tears of Sakura
    Simon Bernardini, violin; Osaka Kyoiku University Orchestra; Yannick Paget, conductor
    Osaka Kyoiku University, Osaka, Japan
  • Carl Maria von Weber
    Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 19
    Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor
    Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
  • Franz Liszt
    Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto
    Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano
    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Nobuyuki Tsujii
    Elegy for the Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011
    Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano
    University of Georgia, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA

hour 2

  • Steve Reich
    Electric Counterpoint: 1. "Fast"
    Svet Stoyanov, marimba
    Percussive Counterpoint
    CAG Records 820360134524
  • Maurice Ravel
    Orchestre symphonique de Montreal; Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Ravel Orchestral Works
    London/Decca 421459
  • Sergei Prokofiev
    Toccata, Op. 11
    Martha Argerich, piano
    Martha Argerich: Debut Recital
    DG 447430
  • John Corigliano
    Etude Fantasy for solo piano: Etude No. 3: Fifths to Thirds; Etude No. 4: Ornaments
    Jade Simmons, piano
    Revolutionary Rhythm
    Koch 7760
  • Sergei Rachaminoff
    Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variations 15-24
    Jon Kimura Parker, piano; Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra; Larry Rachleff, conductor
    Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Houston, TX
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