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Murray Perahia

May 27, 2014

Perahia and Schumann

According to pianist Murray Perahia, Robert Schumann was a great musician who tried to capture the moment in music. On Tuesday's Performance Today we'll hear Perahia capture a moment himself, as he plays Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Boston Symphony at Carnegie Hall.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Eric Ewazen
    Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra: 3. Adagio
    Marya Martin, flute; Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra; Paul Polivnick, conductor
    Orchestral Music & Concertos by Eric Ewazen
    Albany 477
  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Piano Sextet in D Major, Op. 110
    Anne-Marie McDermott, piano; Daniel Phillips, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Carolyn Blackwell, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass
    Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music Series, Dock Street Theatre, Charleston, SC
  • Eric Ewazen
    Kevin Cobb, trumpet; John Rojak, trombone; Susan Grace, piano
    The Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Hector Berlioz
    Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 17
    Russian National Orchestra; Stephane Deneve, conductor
    Festival del Sole, Lincoln Theater, Napa Valley, CA

hour 2

  • Frederic Chopin
    Etudes Op. 25: Etude No. 3 in F major; Etude No. 5 in e minor
    Murray Perahia, piano
    Sony 61885
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Prelude and Fugue in c minor, BWV 847
    Red Priest: Piers Adams, recorders; David Greenberg, violin; Angela East, cello; David Wright, harpsichord
    San Antonio Chamber Music Society, Temple Beth-El, San Antonio, TX
  • Will Gregory
    High Life
    Ancia Saxophone Quartet: Mathew Sintchak, soprano saxophone; Joan Hutton, alto saxophone; David Milne, tenor saxophone; Angela Wyatt, baritone saxophone
    Bethlehem Music Series, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN
  • Robert Schumann
    Piano Concerto, Op. 54
    Murray Perahia, piano; Boston Symphony Orchestra; Bernard Haitink, conductor
    Carnegie Hall Live, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
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