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Music Festival Of The Americas

08/18/11 8:00AM

Conductor Alondra de la Parra
The 10th annual Music Festival of the Americas gets underway tonight in Stowe at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center. This morning we'll talk with conductor Alondra de la Parra about her work with the Festival, its young artists, and her own early training with conductor Kurt Masur.  



Overture "In the Italian Style", D 591
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
CD/Album: "Schubert: Symphony No. 9, etc."
Record co./Cat #: London 436598


Piano Sonata in G, Op. 79 #25
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Maurizio Pollini, piano
CD/Album: "Beethoven: Klaviersonaten - Maurizio Pollini - 'Der Sturm - Waldstein - Les Adieux"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 427642


English Folk Song Suite
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Adrian Boult
CD/Album: "Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, etc."
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47218


Concerto in Eb for 2 Clarinets, Op. 35
Composer: Franz Krommer
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Anthony Pay, conductor and clarinet soloist
Soloists: Thomas Friedli, clarinet
CD/Album: "Krommer: Klarinettenkonzerte"
Record co./Cat #: Claves 50-8602


Images for Orchestra: #1 - Gigues
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Saint Cecilia Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
CD/Album: "Debussy: La Mer - Images - Prelude"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429728


Bachianas Brasileiras #5: Aria (Cantilena) & Dansa (Martelo)
Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Soloists: Barbara Hendricks, soprano
CD/Album: "Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras Nos 5, 1 & 7"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47433


Danzon #2
Composer: Arturo Marquez
Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of Americas
Conductor: Alondra de la Parra
CD/Album: "Alondra de la Parra - Mi Alma Mexicana"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 75555


Violin Sonata
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Soloists: Gil Shaham, violin ; Orli Shaham, piano
CD/Album: "Dvorak for Two: Works for Violin and Piano"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 449820



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