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Fazil Say

January 26, 2015

Fazil Say

Pianist Fazil Say played with the French National Orchestra in Paris this season. On Monday's Performance Today, we'll hear two highlights from Paris: a crowd-pleasing piano concerto by Camille Saint-Saens, and a stunning encore composed - and played - by Fazil Say.

Today's Playlist

hour 1

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Snowflake Waltz
    Houston Symphony; Sergiu Comissiona, conductor
    Tchaikovsky Waltzes
    ProArte 251
  • Ferruccio Busoni
    Suite in G minor for Clarinet and String Quartet: Andantino
    Oxalys: Frederic Ursel, violin; Elisabeth Smalt, viola; Martijn Vink, cello; Nathalie Lefevre, clarinet; Shirly Laub, violin
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Edouard Lalo
    Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 21
    Frank Huang, violin; Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, conductor
    Jones Hall, Houston, TX
  • Paul McCartney
    Here, There, and Everywhere
    Frank Gabriel Campos, trumpet; Nicholas Walker, bass
    Hockett Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

hour 2

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Piano Sonata No. 10 K. 330 in C Major: 1. Allegro moderato: Allegro moderato
    Fazil Say, piano
    Mozart - Piano Sonatas and Variations
    Atlantic 21970
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Ricercar in Six Voices from Musical Offering, BWV 1079
    Mark Holloway, viola; Andreas Brantelid, cello; Jupiter String Quartet
    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
  • Del Staigers (arr. Art Frackenpohl)
    Carnival of Venice
    Canadian Brass
    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Camille Saint-Saens
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
    Fazil Say, piano; French National Orchestra; Kristjan Jarvi, conductor
    Radio France, Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, France
  • Fazil Say
    Black Earth
    Fazil Say, piano
    Radio France, Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, France
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