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Anna Clyne

January 30, 2015

Anna Clyne

Each week on Performance Today, we feature music written in the 21st century. But what does it mean to be a 21st century composer? Anna Clyne moved to New York and juggled jobs as a cellist, a waitress, a florist and an apartment cleaner until finally - a composing scholarship came through and her career took off. On Friday's Performance Today, we'll hear music by Anna Clyne.

Today's Playlist



hour 1

  • Franz Liszt
    Liebestraum No. 3
    Evgeny Kissin, piano
    Great Pianists of the 20th Century: Evgeny Kissin
    Philips 456 871
  • Robert Schumann
    Adagio and Allegro for Cello and Piano in A-flat Major, Op. 70
    Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Juho Pohjonen, piano
    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Alexander Glazunov
    Five Novelettes: 2. Orientale. Allegro con brio; 5. All'ungherese
    Mikhail Shmidt, violin; Kwanbin Park, violin; Mara Gearman, viola; Kevin Krentz, celloRussian Chamber Music Foundation of Seattle; Natalya Ageyeva, artistic director
    Classical KING FM, KING FM Studios, Seattle, WA
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Natha Waltz
    Evgeny Kissin, piano
    FRSRF, Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
  • Henryk Pachulski
    Suite in Memory of Peter Tchaikovsky, Op. 131
    Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Lukasz Borowicz, conductor
    Witold Lutoslawski Polish Radio Concert Studio, Warsaw, Poland

hour 2

  • Jennifer Higdon
    String Poetic: Nocturne
    Jennifer Koh, violin; Reiko Uchida, piano
    String Poetic
    Cedille 103
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
    Violin Concerto in B-Flat Major
    Livia Sohn, violin; Spoleto Chamber Orchestra: Geoff Nuttall, Mark Fewer, Daniel Phillips, Gabriela Diaz, violins; Masumi Rostad, viola; David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic,
    Spoleto Music Festival, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC
  • Lowell Liebermann
    Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 23
    Aaron Perdue, flute; Christopher McKiggan, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Anna Clyne
    Prince of Clouds
    Jaime Laredo, violin; Jennifer Koh, violin; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; James Feddeck, conductor
    Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA
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