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A Musical Conversation With Karen Kevra

11/13/12 11:00AM

Karen Kevra
This weekend Capital City Concerts will present an orchestral concert in Montpelier and Rutland, featuring 26 musicians drawn from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and other groups.  Music of Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Ravel and Wagner will be on the program.  CCC director and flutist Karen Kevra gives us a preview.





Mlada: Suite
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Rimsky-Korsakov: Suites
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8327


Pelleas et Melisande: Sicilienne
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Faure: Requiem, Pelleas et Melisande, Pavane
Record co./Cat #: London 421440


String Quartet #11 "Serioso" in f, Op. 95
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
(arr. Gustav Mahler)
Ensemble: Moscow Soloists
Conductor: Yuri Bashmet
CD/Album: Schubert & Beethoven, arr. Mahler - String Quartets
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60988


Irmelin: Prelude
Composer: Frederick Delius
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Delius: Violin Concerto/First Cuckoo
Record co./Cat #: Argo 433704


Eight Variations on the Name of Johannes Gutenberg
Composer: Jean Francaix
Soloists: Nicole Narboni, piano
CD/Album: The Solo Piano Works of Jean Francaix - Nicole Narboni, Piano
Record co./Cat #: CD Baby 203987


Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 ("Praise the Lord, All ye Lands")
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Vocalconsort Berlin
Conductor: Marcus Creed
CD/Album: J.S. Bach: Motets
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 902079


Orchestral Suite #3 in G, Op. 55
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
CD/Album: Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 - Stravinsky: Divertimento
Record co./Cat #: PentaTone 5186061


Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
CD/Album: Debussy: Images - Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 435766


Karen Kevra interview


Clarinet Concerto in A, K 622
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Capital City Concerts Massively Mozart Orchestra
Conductor: Louis Kosma
Soloists: Daniel Gilbert, clarinet
CD/Album: Massively Mozart
Record co./Cat #: Capital City Concerts 2012


Karen Kevra interview


Introduction and Allegro
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Soloists: Jessica Zhou, harp
CD/Album: Boston Symphony Chamber Players - Profanes et Sacrees
Record co./Cat #: BSO Classics 1102


Karen Kevra interview


Siegfried Idyll
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: Wagner: Siegfried Idyll - Sibelius: Valse Triste u.a.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431680


The Marriage Contract: Overture (Italian: "La Cambiale di Matrimonio")
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Rossini: 14 Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 443850


Andante Spianato & Grand Polonaise in Eb, Op. 22, B 58 & B 88
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Ingrid Fliter, piano
CD/Album: Ingrid Fliter Plays Chopin
Record co./Cat #: VAI Audio 1250


Suite for Recorder & Strings
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Soloists: Michala Petri, recorder
CD/Album: Telemann: Suite - 2 Double Concertos - Petri
Record co./Cat #: Philips 410041


Waltz in Ab, Op. 64/3
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Ingrid Fliter, piano
CD/Album: Ingrid Fliter Plays Beethoven and Chopin
Record co./Cat #: VAI Audio 1250


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