Weekend of December 26, 2009
Dvorak in budapest
An hour of folk-flavored fare reaches a climax with a fiery performance of the Dvorak Cello Concerto. At a concert at Budapest's Palace of Arts, Pieter Wispelwey performs one of the great works for his instrument, in the company of conductor Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra.
"O Holy Night" from "Weihnachtsbaum"
Pianist Eteri Andjaparidze
"Fir Tree Reels"
Fiddler Bonnie Rideout and friends
Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, Georgia
The Tokyo FM Boys Choir with organist Megumi Yorita and conductor Etsuyo Tachikawa
Tokyo FM Hall, Tokyo, Japan
First Suite in E-flat
The Dallas Wind Symphony with conductor Jerry Junkin
Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas
"The Piano Puzzler"
This week's contestant is Dan Duke from St. Paul.
Pastorales de Noel
The Chicago Chamber Musicians
Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall, Chicago
"The Goblin's Wedding Procession at Vossevagen"
Knut Buen, hardanger fiddle
Norwegian Peasant Dances, Op. 72
Pianist Einar Steen-Nokleberg
"Bruremarsj fra Gudbrandsdalen"
Trio Medieval with percussionist Birger Mistereggen
Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul
Traditional Georgian and Armenian
Gevorg Dabaghyan, duduk; Jason Duckles, cello; and Shane Shanahan, djembe
"The Lake Effect"
Bela Fleck, banjo
Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104
Cellist Pieter Wispelwey with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and conductor Ivan Fischer
Palace of Arts, Budapest, Hungary