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Marlboro Month Begins!

07/18/11 8:00AM

Each weekday for the next month we're celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Marlboro Music Festival with special live performances from their recent seasons! We'll begin this morning in the 9am hour, with pianist/Festival founder Rudolf Serkin in a recording of Mozart. You can also visit our Marlboro anniversary page here.


VPR Classical Celebrates 60 Years Of Marlboro Music



Macbeth: (Act III) Ballet music
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: "Verdi: Overtures and Preludes"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457627


A Shakespeare Ode (Suite)
Composer: Thomas Linley (the Younger)
Ensemble: Musicians of the Globe
Conductor: Philip Pickett
CD/Album: "Linley JR - A Shakespeare Ode - Musicians of the Globe - Pickett"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 446689


Petite Suite
Composer: Bela Bartok
Soloists: Gyorgy Sandor, piano
CD/Album: "Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra (piano version)"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 44526


Symphony in A, "The Transformation of Lycean Peasants"
Composer: Karl Ditters Von Dittersdorf
Ensemble: Cantilena
Conductor: Adrian Shepherd
CD/Album: "Dittersdorf: Six Symphonies"
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8565
Note: (from Ovid's Metamorphoses)


Summer Impressions, Op. 22b
Composer: Josef Suk
Soloists: Margaret Fingerhut, piano
CD/Album: "Suk: Piano Works"
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9026


Requiem for a Friend: Lacrimosa
Composer: Zbignieuw Preisner
Ensemble: Gurzenich Orchestra
Conductor: James Conlon
Soloists: Sumi Jo, soprano
CD/Album: "Prayers"
Record co./Cat #: Erato 85772
Note: (featured prominently in the new Terrence Malick film, "The Tree of Life")


The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind: K'Vakarat
Composer: Osvaldo Golijov
Soloists: Franklin Cohen, clarinet ; Diana Cohen, violin ; Isabel Trautwein, violin ; Kirsten Docter, viola ; Tanya Ell, cello
CD/Album: "Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind"
Record co./Cat #: Franklin Cohen 2010
Note: (written in 1994)


Piano Concerto #12 in A, K.414
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Soloists: Rudolf Serkin, piano
CD/Album: "Marlboro Music Festival-40th Anniversary"
Record co./Cat #: Sony Classical 46255



Related Links

VPR Classical's Marlboro 60th anniversary page Marlboro Music Festival LA Times article on classical music in Terrence Malick's new film "Tree of Life"
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