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Giving Bach

11/04/11 3:00PM

This weekend, Burlington Ensemble presents its "Giving Bach" concert at College Street Congregational Church.  I spoke with co-artistic directors Michael Dabroski and Sofia Hirsch about the program and the organization's mission.



Adagio on Celtic Themes
Composer: Max Bruch
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
Soloists: Ofra Harnoy, cello
CD/Album: Bloch - Schelomo, Bruch - Kol Nidrei - Others
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60757


Orchestral Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Soloists: Lisa Beznosiuk, flute
CD/Album: Bach: Orchestral Suites, BWV 1066-1069
Record co./Cat #: L'Oiseau-Lyre 417834


L'Arlesienne: Suite #1
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Bizet: L'Arlesienne & Carmen Suites
Record co./Cat #: London 417839


Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Rossini-Overtures
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60387


Serenade melancolique (for violin & orchestra) in b, Op. 26
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Soloists: Midori, violin
CD/Album: Paganini: Violin Concerto #1, Tchaikovsky: Valse-Scherzo, Serenade melancolique
Record co./Cat #: Philips 420943


Symphony #103 "Drumroll" in Eb, HOB 1/103
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: London Classical Players
Conductor: Roger Norrington
CD/Album: Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 103 & 104
Record co./Cat #: EMI 55002


Faust: Ballet music
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Nights at the Ballet
Record co./Cat #: EMI 62530


Faust: (Act IV) Soldier's Chorus
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Paris National Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: George Pretre
CD/Album: Les Plus Celebres Choeurs d'Operas
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49828


Piano Concerto #1 in b-flat, Op. 23
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Soloists: Stephen Hough, piano
CD/Album: The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol. 50
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67711


Etude "Black Keys" in Gb, Op. 10/5, B 57/1
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Frederic Chiu, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: 12 Etudes Op. 10; Rondos Opp. 1, 5, 16, 73
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 907201


3 Latin-American Sketches
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
CD/Album: Copland: Appalachian Spring, Music for the Theatre
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 46314


Violin Sonata #12 "La Folia" in d, Op. 5/12
Composer: Archangelo Corelli
Ensemble: The Purcell Quartet
CD/Album: Corelli: La Folia and Other Sonatas
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66226


Symphony #4 in d, Op. 120
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
CD/Album: Schumann: Symphonies 3 & 4
Record co./Cat #: London 421643


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