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October 21, 2014

Classical music in concert

Classical music is meant to be played and heard in concert, and today's concert scene is bursting with creativity and vitality and talent. On Tuesday's Performance Today, join us for two hours of highlights from recent concerts from across the country and around the world.

Today's Playlist

hour 1

  • Emmanuel Chabrier
    Dix pieces pittoresques: 10. Scherzo-valse
    Angela Hewitt, piano
    Piano Music by Emmanuel Chabrier
    Hyperion CDA67515
  • Leonard Bernstein
    Symphonic Dance Music from West Side Story
    Dallas Winds; Donald McKinney, conductor
    Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816
    Angela Hewitt, piano
    Spivey Hall, Morrow, GA
  • Benjamin Britten
    Simple Symphony for String Orchestra, Op. 4
    Sphinx Virtuosi
    Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL

hour 2

  • Aaron Copland
    The Red Pony Film Suite for Orchestra: 3a. Dream March; 3b. Circus Music
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Litton, conductor
    A Copland Profile
    Delos 3221
  • Johannes Brahms
    Academic Festival Overture
    Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
    Herkulessaal, Munich, Germany
  • Samuel Barber
    Cello Sonata in c minor, Op. 6
    Alisa Weilerstein, cello
    The Schubert Club, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, MN
  • Aaron Copland
    Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp and Piano
    Martin Frost, clarinet; Norwegian Chamber Orchestra: Per Kristian Skalstad, leader
    Ojai Music Festival, Libbey Bowl, Ojai, CA
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