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Pianist Orion Weiss Live

08/29/12 11:00AM By Walter Parker

Orion Weiss graduated in 2004 from the Juilliard School, where he studied with Emanuel Ax.  He has performed with the orchestras of Cleveland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and many more.  He often plays music for 2 pianos with his wife, Anna Polonsky.  He visits the VPR Performance Studio this morning at 11 for a live recital of music by Bach, Schumann, Granados and Martinu.

Playlist

9:01am

Semiramide: Overture
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Rossini: 14 Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 443850
 
 

9:15am

String Quartet #2 in G, Op. 18/2
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Miro String Quartet
CD/Album: Beethoven: String Quartets, Opus 18 (complete)
Record co./Cat #: Vanguard 1655
 
 

9:40am

Concerto for 2 Pianos in d
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Ensemble: Radio France Philharmonic
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Soloists: Guher & Suher Pekinel, pianos
CD/Album: Saint-Saens: Le Carnaval des animaux
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 46155
 
 

10:01am

Contemplazione
Composer: Alfredo Catalani
Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Puccini - Catalani - Ponchielli - Per Orchestra
Record co./Cat #: Sony 63025
 
 

10:13am

Harold in Italy
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soloists: Pinchas Zukerman, viola
CD/Album: Berlioz: Harold in Italy
Record co./Cat #: London 421193
 
 

11:01am

Toccata in f-sharp, BWV 910
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Live on VPR Classical
Record co./Cat #:
 
 

11:15am

Novelette #8 in f-sharp, Op. 21/8
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Live on VPR Classical
 
 

11:33am

El Fandago de Candil, from Goyescas
Composer: Enrique Granados
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Live on VPR Classical
 
 

11:40am

Fantasie and Toccata
Composer: Bohuslav Martinu
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Live on VPR Classical
 
 

11:52am

Variations on I Got Rhythm
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic
Conductor: JoAnn Faletta
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Plays Gershwin
Record co./Cat #: Mel Kaplan Inc.
 
 

12:05pm

Concerto Gross after Corelli's 'La Folia' in d, Op. 5/12
Composer: Francesco Geminiani
Ensemble: Les Violons du Roy
Conductor: Bernard Labadie
CD/Album: Bonbons - Les Violons du Roy
Record co./Cat #: ATMA 2600
 
 

12:18pm

Sonatina
Composer: Federico Moreno Torroba
Soloists: David Russell, guitar
CD/Album: Music of Torroba
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80451
 
 

12:31pm

Symphonic Metamorphosis (on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber)
Composer: Paul Hindemith
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
CD/Album: Hindemith: Mathis der Maler, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 421523
 
 

12:52pm

Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo
Composer: Christoph Willibald von Gluck
Ensemble: Les Violons du Roy
Conductor: Bernard Labadie
CD/Album: Bonbons
Record co./Cat #: ATMA 2600
 
 

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