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Midday Classical: The Verdi Requiem

12/30/09 10:00AM By Walter Parker

We'll listen to a new recording of the Messa da Requiem by Verdi.  Antonio Pappano, who is 50 today, conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the St. Cecilia National Academy.  In May, Robert DeCormier will conduct the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in this dramatic work.  

Playlist

10:01am

Wind Quintet
Composer: Josef Bohuslav Foerster
Ensemble: Aulos Wind Quintet
CD/Album: Janacek/Haas/Foerster: Wind Quintets
Record co./Cat #: KOCH 310051
 
 

10:22am

Lemminkainen Suite: selections, Op. 22
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Ensemble: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi
CD/Album: Sibelius: Lemminkainen Suite - Luonnotar
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 45213
 
 

11:01am

The Magic Flute: Overture, K 620
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Tafelmusik
Conductor: Bruno Weil
CD/Album: Mozart: Overtures - Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Record co./Cat #: Sony 46695
 
 

11:09am

Piano Trio #1 in Bb, Op. 99, D 898
Composer: Franz Schubert
Soloists: Isaac Stern, violin ; Leonard Rose, cello ; Eugene Istomin, piano
CD/Album: Isaac Stern: In Tribute and Celebration
Record co./Cat #: Sony 89936
 
 

11:49am

Cuban Overture
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: James Levine
CD/Album: Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris, u.a.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431625
 
 

12:01pm

Requiem
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Orchestra & Chorus of St. Cecilia National Academy
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Soloists: Anja Harteros, soprano ; Sonia Ganassi, mezzo-soprano ; Rolando Villazon, tenor ; Rene Pape, bass
CD/Album: Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Record co./Cat #: EMI 98936
 
 

1:27pm

Cello Sonata in g, Op. 65, B 160
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Yo Yo Ma, cello ; Emanuel Ax, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Trio - Polonaise Brilliante - Cello Sonata
Record co./Cat #: Sony 53112
 
 

1:55pm

Mazurka in f#, Op. 59/3, B 157/3
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Emanuel Ax, piano
CD/Album: Chopin - Scherzos and Mazurkas - Emanuel Ax
Record co./Cat #: Sony 44544
 
 
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