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A Young Chopin(ist)

09/24/12 3:00PM

We'll hear Chopin's E Minor Concerto this afternoon played by one of Poland's brightest young pianists: 2005 Chopin Competition winner Rafal Blechacz.



Flute Quartet #1 in D, K 285
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
Soloists: Carol Wincenc, flute
CD/Album: Mozart: Die Flotenquartette
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431770


Piano Concerto #1 in e, Op. 11
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor: Jerzy Semkow
Soloists: Rafal Blechacz, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4778088


King Arthur Suite: The Banqueting Hall at Westminster
Composer: Edward Elgar
Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Conductor: George Hurst
CD/Album: Elgar: Starlight Express/King Arthur
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8428


Brandenburg Concerto #3 in G, BWV 1048
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: European Brandenburg Ensemble
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Avie 2119


Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: The Cambridge Singers
CD/Album: Faure: Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 101


Suite on Russian Folktunes, Op. 79b
Composer: Max Bruch
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra of Kaiserslautern
Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert
CD/Album: Max Bruch: Swedish and Russian Dances
Record co./Cat #: CPO 777385


Well Tempered Clavier, Book II: Prelude and Fugue #15 in G, BWV 884
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Vladimir Feltsman, piano
CD/Album: Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
Record co./Cat #: Music Masters 67162


Othello Overture
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
CD/Album: Dvorak: Symphony No. 5, etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49995


Humoresque #7, Op. 101/7
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss: Dvorak/Bartok/Prokofiev
Record co./Cat #: Bridge 9355


Violin Concerto #3 in G, K 216
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Moscow Virtuosi
Conductor: Vladimir Spivakov
Soloists: Vladimir Spivakov, violin
CD/Album: Mozart - Violin Concertos, Nos. 2, 3, & 5
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60152


The Thieving Magpie: Overture (Italian: La Gazza Ladra)
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Rossini: 14 Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 443850


Voyage for Flute & Strings
Composer: John Corigliano
Ensemble: Eastman Philharmonia
Conductor: David Effron
Soloists: James Galway, flute
CD/Album: Corigliano - Pied Piper Fantasy - Voyage
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6602
Note: (written 1983)


I Am The Rose Of Sharon
Composer: William Billings
Ensemble: His Majestie's Clerkes
Conductor: Paul Hillier
CD/Album: A Land of Pure Delight
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 907048


Le Tombeau de Couperin (orchestral version) ("The grave of Couperin") = memorial to Couperin
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
CD/Album: Diamond Settings: Homage a Satie
Record co./Cat #: KOCH 7358


Burleske in d
Composer: Richard Strauss
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Ilan Volkov
Soloists: Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
CD/Album: The Romantic Piano Concerto Vo. 53
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67635
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