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Sergey Khachatryan

Weekend of April 19, 2014

Sergey Khachatryan

Sergey Khachatryan is a 28-year-old violinist who says he has two lives: his love for cars, and his love for music. On this weekend's Performance Today we'll focus on his musical life, and we'll hear him play Sibelius' dramatic violin concerto in concert in Sydney, Australia.

Today's Playlist



hour 1

  • Jean Sibelius
    Alla Marcia Op. 11, No. 3 from Karelia Suite
    Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Leif Sagerstam, conductor
    Ondine 824
  • Luigi Boccherini
    Guitar Quintet in D Major, G. 448
    Jason Vieaux, guitar; Escher String Quartet
    Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens GA
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Doug G. from Georgetown, KY
  • Jean Sibelius
    Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: 2. Adagio di molto; 3. Allegro ma non tanto
    Sergey Khachatryan, violin; Sydney Symphony Orchestra; James Gaffigan, conductor
    Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

hour 2

  • Bohuslav Martinu
    Sinfonia Concertante for Two Orchestras: 4. Allegretto
    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Jiri Belohlavek, conductor
    Concerto Grosso
    Supraphon 110381
  • Robert Schumann
    Overture to Genoveva, Op. 81
    Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sir Roger Norrington, conductor
    Music Centre, Helsinki, Finland
  • Eric Whitacre (arr. Chris Lennard)
    Sleep
    Seattle Marimba Quartet: Chris Lennard, Christian Krehbiel, Craig Wende, Brian Yarkosky
    In Studio at KING FM, Seattle, WA
  • Bohuslav Martinu
    Toccata e due canzoni
    WDR Symphony Orchestra; Jakub Hrusa, conductor
    Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
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