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Aaron Perdue

January 29, 2015

Perdue on performance pressures

How does flutist Aaron Perdue deal the pressures of performing in front of an audience? He laces up his sneakers and hits the road. Aaron Perdue is our fit PT Young Artist in Residence this week, and on Thursday's Performance Today he'll join Fred in the studio for music and conversation.

Today's Playlist



hour 1

  • Robert Schumann
    Kreisleriana, Op. 16: 3. Sehr aufgeregt - atwas langsamer - erstes Tempo
    Jonathan Biss, piano
    Schumann: Fantasie, Kreisleriana & Arabeske
    EMI 65391
  • David Maslanka
    Rollo Takes a Walk
    The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Wind Symphony; Nicholas Williams, conductor
    Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
  • Robert Schumann
    Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish," Op. 97: Lebhaft
    Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
  • Antonin Dvorak
    Cypresses (Echo of Songs) for String Quartet, B. 152: 12. You Are Asking Why; 4. Never Will Love Lead Us; 11. Nature Lies Peaceful
    Daniel Hope, violin; Erin Keefe, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; David Finckel, cello
    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY

hour 2

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Moment Musical, Op. 16, No. 6: Maestoso
    Valentina Lisitsa, piano
    Virtuoso Valentina Vol. 2
    Audiofon 72070
  • Caryl Florio
    Quartette: 1. Andante; 2. Allegro
    Washington Saxophone Quartet
    Wolf Trap Foundation, The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA
  • Robert Beaser
    Variations for Flute and Piano
    Aaron Perdue, flute; Christopher McKiggan, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Lukas Foss
    Three Early Pieces: 3. Composer's Holiday
    Aaron Perdue, flute; Christopher McKiggan, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Isle of the Dead, Op. 29
    Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
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