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Beethoven's Triple Concerto

07/24/12 3:00PM

We'll hear Beethoven's non-often-heard Triple Concerto this afternoon, which will be performed in Manchester this Thursday evening.  Also, Tchaikovsky's hauntingly romantic Romeo and Juliet, and Schubert's virtuosic Fantasie for Violin and Piano.



Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C, Op. 56
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Alexander Gibson
Soloists: Joseph Kalichstein, piano ; Jaime Laredo, violin ; Sharon Robinson, cello
CD/Album: Beethoven: Triple Concerto / Symphony No. 10
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 6501


Peer Gynt Suite #2, Op. 55
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
CD/Album: Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites Nos. 1 & 2, Holberg Suite, Sigurd Jorsalfar
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419474


Composer: Jean Sibelius
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
CD/Album: Sibelius: Symphony No. 2/Finlandia
Record co./Cat #: London 436566


Sonata in f, K 481
Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
Soloists: Alain Lefevre, piano
CD/Album: Fandango - Alain Lefevre
Record co./Cat #: KOCH 7389


Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened (coronation anthem)
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Soloists: Choir Kings College, Cambridge
CD/Album: Handel: Coronation Anthems
Record co./Cat #: EMI 57140


Romeo & Juliet Fantasy-Overture
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Scriabin: Symphony No. 3, etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49115


Cradle Song (for double bass & viola)
Composer: Reinhold Gliere
Soloists: Jeremy McCoy, double bass ; Ira Weller, viola
CD/Album: Dialogues With Double Bass
Record co./Cat #: Bridge 9163


English Dances: First Set
Composer: Malcolm Arnold
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
CD/Album: Arnold: Dances
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8867


Frogg Galliard
Composer: John Dowland
Soloists: Hopkinson Smith, lute
CD/Album: Dowland: A Dream
Record co./Cat #: Naive 8896


Symphony #1 "Classical" in D, Op. 25
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andre Previn
CD/Album: Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 7
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47855


Fantasie for Violin & Piano in C, Op. 159, D 934
Composer: Franz Schubert
Soloists: Viktoria Mullova, violin ; Katia Labeque, piano
CD/Album: Viktoria Mullova, Katia Labeque: Recital
Record co./Cat #: Onyx 4015


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


My Home, Op. 63, B 126
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
(choral arr. by Wouter Tukker)
Ensemble: Prague Singers
Conductor: Stanislav Mistr, conductor & tenor soloist
Soloists: Martina Kritznerova, soprano
CD/Album: Dvorak-Complete Choruses & Duets
Record co./Cat #: Brilliant Classics 92883
Note: (world premiere recording: adaptation of the "Largo" from the New World Symphony, on an anonymous text)


Keyboard Concerto #2 in D
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Soloists: Carol Rosenberger, piano
CD/Album: Haydn: Symphonies 22, 104 / Piano Concerto in D
Record co./Cat #: Delos 3061


Fantastic Scherzo
Composer: Josef Suk
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Suk: Summer Tale, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 466443
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