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Marlboro Month: Haydn
Franz Joseph Haydn's "Gypsy rondo" Piano Trio ends with a big ol' Hungarian style finale. We'll hear an exciting performance of it from the 1998 Marlboro Music Festival this morning, along with a set of songs by Johannes Brahms, who had a lifelong fascination with Hungarian music.
Marlboro Month: Beethoven
You may know Beethoven's Op. 11 better as the "Gassenhauer" Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano. In this morning's 2008 live performance from the Marlboro Music Festival we'll hear a clarinet substituting for the violin, giving the piece a very different character.
Soovin plays Schubert at Marlboro
Soovin Kim, David Soyer, and Mistuko Uchida star in a marvelous performance of Schubert's Eb Major Piano Trio in a 2008 performance from Marlboro.
Brahms from Marlboro
Today we'll hear a 2008 performance of the G Major String Quintet, Op. 111, by Johannes Brahms.
Soovin on Marlboro
We'll hear today from violinist Soovin Kim about his experiences at Marlboro - and you may be surprised at what he has to say. Also, a 2004 recording from the festival, featuring Soovin playing 1st Violin in Maurice Ravel's String Quartet.
Marlboro Music: Strauss
Richard Strauss sure loved his wind instruments. The indelible result of
being the son of an excellent Horn player? ...Probably. This morning's
Marlboro Month feature piece is the Strauss Serenade in Eb for 13 Winds,
in an exciting - breezy! - live performance from the 2009 Festival.
Taking the Marlboro Stage for the First Time
Today we'll hear form cellist Brook Speltz about the first time he performed publicly at Marlboro. He'll take the stage twice in this weekend's concerts, and we'll hear a preview of those, plus a 2008 performance of one of Mozart's string quintets.
Music from the Marlboro Dining Hall
We'll hear a 2006 performance of Antonin Dvorak's "Dumky" Trio from the Marlboro Dining Hall. The performance was not open to the public, only Marlboro participants and their close friends.
Marlboro Month: Dvorak
Antonin Dvorak's music appears frequently on the Marlboro Music Festival's public concerts - that's partly because it's so listenable, and also because it has so much to teach performers. This morning's "Marlboro Month" feature piece is the Dvorak Piano Quartet #2 in Eb, Op. 87.
Marlboro Month: Debussy's String Quartet
Today, a recording from the 2008 Marlboro Music Festival of Claude Debussy's only string quartet. Also, Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony, and piano works of Dvorak and Amy Beach.
Marlboro Month: Schubert
Yesterday afternoon's weekly concert at the Marlboro Music Festival opened with Franz Schubert's lilting song, "Auf Dem strom" - "On the River". We'll hear that same song in this morning's music, featuring a live recording from one of last season's concerts at the Festival.
Singing at Marlboro
The vocal performances at Marlboro are just as captivating as those that are purely instrumental. We'll hear a magnificent performance of Schumann's "Dichterliebe" cycle this afternoon from last summer's Festival.
Another Windy Day at Marlboro
Last week we heard Beethoven's Octet for Winds. Today we'll hear another Wind Octet by another German, Carl Reinecke, in a performance from the final weekend of the 2010 Marlboro Music Festival.
Burlington Ensemble at All Souls
Michael Dabroski, co-founder of Burlington Ensemble, joins VPR Classical's Joe Goetz live in studio for a chat about the group's two concerts at All Souls Interfaith Gathering in Shelburne.
Erno Dohnanyi's Birthday - From Marlboro!
This afternoon we'll celebrate the birthday of Erno Dohnanyi with a performance of his Piano Quintet, Op. 26, from the 2001 Marlboro Music Festival.
Killington Music Festival Live
By Walter Parker
Musicians from the Killington Music Festival perform live; plus today's Marlboro Music Festival selection: Schumann's String Quartet in A.
Alicia de Larrocha Plays Unusual Works
Today we'll hear the great Alicia de Larrocha play rarely-heard works for piano and orchestra by Turina and Faure. And today's Marlboro Music Festival feature brings us back to 2005 for a performance of Mendelssohn's D Minor Piano Trio.
By Walter Parker
The Symphony No. 5 of Gustav Mahler plus today's Marlboro selection: the Sextet of Erno Dohnanyi from last summer's Festival.
Marlboro Month: Chausson
This morning's "Marlboro Month" feature comes from August 8th, 2009 - the lyrical and lovely "Chanson perpetuelle" by Ernest Chausson.
A Stormy Day at Marlboro
Today we'll hear a recording from the 2009 Marlboro Music Festival - and a concert that I just happened to attend. It was a stormy Sunday afternoon, and the distant rumbles of thunder and the sound of raindrops on the roof created the perfect setting for a dynamite performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night."
Marlboro Month: Mozart
Having trouble staying cool with the recent weather? Me too. So let's just leave that to the musicians from the Marlboro Music Festival - they have no trouble keeping their cool under most any conditions. This morning's Marlboro Month pick features the Mozart Flute Quartet in C with soloists including flutist Joshua Smith.
Janacek's "Intimate Letters" from Marlboro
For today's Marlboro Month Feature, we'll hear Leos Janacek's String Quartet "Intimate Letters," in a performance from 2002. Also today, Max Bruch's first violin concerto, and chamber music featuring the harp by Jean Cras.