April 25, 2008
Happy birthday, Shakespeare
In honor of the (approximate) anniversary of the birth of the Bard, violinist Gil Shaham and pianist Rohan de Silva team up for music that Erich Wolfgang Korngold wrote for a production of "Much Ado About Nothing." And Claus Peter Flor leads the Dallas Symphony in music from Prokofiev's ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," in Dallas.
Sir William Walton
"Interlude: At the Boar's Head" from "Henry V"
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with conductor Neville Marriner
Ludwig van Beethoven
Pianist Valentina Lisitsa
Sanibel Music Festival, Sanibel, Florida
Pianist Anastasia Markina
Katzin Concert Hall, Tempe, Arizona
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
"Scene in the Garden" from "Much Ado About Nothing" Suite, Op. 11
Violinist Gil Shaham and pianist Rohan De Silva
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
Excerpts from the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet"
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra with conductor Claus Peter Flor
The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas
Musical Sketches to "Romeo and Juliet"
The Moscow Symphony Orchestra with conductor Dmitri Kitaenko
Excerpt from the first movement of the Trio for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
The Wosner Shifrin Turkovic Trio
Kaul Auditorium, Portland, Oregon
"Paasiaissunnuntain Iikossi" and "Paasiaisen Eksapostilaari"
Cappella Romana with conductor Rev. Ivan Moody
St. Mary's Cathedral, Portland, Oregon
Concerto No. 10 in C, Op. 6
The Holland Baroque Society with conductor Matthew Halls
Jacobikerk, Utrecht, the Netherlands
A musical conversation with Chinese pipa virtuoso Gao Hong
"Russian Easter Festival Overture"
The BBC Symphony Orchestra with conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
The Royal Albert Hall, London, England