Weekend of February 23, 2008
RACHMONINOFF'S FOURTH PIANO CONCERTO
Rachmaninoff was a pianist's pianist. And the pieces he composed can be spectacular showcases for a pianist's abilities. Among Rachmaninoff's four piano concertos, the second and third are heard fairly frequently. Far more rare is the fourth, but Stephen Hough tackles it at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas.
Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2
Pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy
Violinist Maxim Vengerov with Virtuosi and pianist Vag Papian
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Minor, Op. 40
Pianist Stephen Hough with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conductor Andrew Litton
"Chanson d'Automne" from "Two Poems in Homage to Faure"
Pianist Stephen Hough
Third and fourth movements from Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66
Pianist Nicholas Angelich, violinist Renaud Capucon, and cellist Gautier Capucon
Overture to "Candide"
Members of the New York Philharmonic and other New York City orchestras with conductor James Levine
Sonata for Trumpet and Orchestra
Trumpeter Gary Bordner with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and conductor Nicholas McGegan
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Second and sixth movements from Divertimento for String Trio in E-flat, KV 563
Violinist Christian Tetzlaff, violist Tabea Zimmerman and cellist Tanja Tetzlaff
Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra with Piano and Harp
Clarinetist Martin Spangenberg with the Munich Philharmonic and conductor James Levine
Nocturne in B, Op. 9, No. 3
Pianist Ingrid Fliter