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The Young Chopin

11/23/12 3:00PM

We'll hear Chopin's F Minor Piano Concerto this afternoon, played by Maria Joao Pires.  Also, music for Black Friday and the highly virtuosic Cello Concerto by Robert Schumann.



Introduction and Allegro
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Soloists: Jessica Zhou, harp ; Elizabeth Rowe, flute ; William R. Hudgins, clarinet ; Malcolm Lowe, violin ; Haldan Martinson, violin ; Steven Ansell, viola
CD/Album: Boston Symphony Chamber Players: Profanes et Sacrees
Record co./Cat #: BSO Classics 1102


Mail Order Madrigals
Composer: William Schuman
Ensemble: Joyful Company of Singers
Conductor: Peter Broadbent
CD/Album: Barber & Schuman: Choral Music - Joyful Company of Singers
Record co./Cat #: ASV 939


Piano Concerto #2 in f, Op. 21, B 43
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Andre Previn
Soloists: Maria Joao Pires, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Klavierkonzert Nr. 2 - 24 Preludes
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 437817


Attila: Hungarian March
Composer: Julius Fucik
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
CD/Album: K.u.K. Festkonzert - Julius Fucik
Record co./Cat #: Orfeo 147861


Composer: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music, Berlin
CD/Album: W.F. Bach: Symphonies-Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 901772


Fantasia para una Gentilhombre
Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Soloists: Christopher Parkening, guitar
CD/Album: Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54665


Oberon: Overture
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Ensemble: London Classical Players
Conductor: Roger Norrington
CD/Album: Early Romantic Overtures
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49889


Romeo et Juliette: Queen Mab Scherzo, Op. 17 (from the Romeo & Juliette Dramatic Symphony)
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: James Levine
CD/Album: Berlioz: Romeo et Juliette - Les Nuits d'ete
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 427665


Tristia: La Mort d'Ophelie ("the death of Ophelia")
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
CD/Album: Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Tristia
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 453432


6 German Dances, D 820
Composer: Franz Schubert
Soloists: Andras Schiff, piano
CD/Album: Schubert: Impromptus D899, Moments Musicaux
Record co./Cat #: London 430425


Oboe Concerto in g
Composer: Johann Friedrich Fasch
Ensemble: Zefiro
Conductor: Alfredo Bernardini
Soloists: Paolo Grazzi, oboe
CD/Album: Fasch: Concerti & Overture
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 367922


Symphony #35 "Haffner" in D, K 385
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Prague Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart: Symphonies No. 32, No. 35 & No. 39
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80203


An American in Paris
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andre Previn
CD/Album: Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 66943


Bright Mass with Canons: Gloria
Composer: Nico Muhly
Ensemble: Los Angeles Master Chorale
Conductor: Grant Gershon
CD/Album: Nico Muhly: A Good Understanding
Record co./Cat #: London Decca 14741


Cello Concerto in a, Op. 129
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Soloists: Jacqueline Du Pre, cello
CD/Album: Favourite Cello Concertos
Record co./Cat #: EMI 63283


Liebestraume #3
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Jorge Bolet, piano
CD/Album: Liszt: Piano Works, Vol. 3
Record co./Cat #: London 410115
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