Letter V Classical Radio Dec. 27

A special four-hour program to close out the year, sampling some of the best classical recordings released during 2017.

noon-4 p.m. EST
1500-1900 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Telemann: Concerto in D major, TWV 54:D2
Erwin Wieringa, Miroslav Rovenský & Gijs Laceulle, horns
Georg Kallweit, violin & director
Akademie für alte Musik Berlin
(Harmonia Mundi)

Tyondai Braxton: “AprRec 1”
Brooklyn Rider
(In a Circle)

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor
(orchestration by Mikhail Pletnev)
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Philip Glass: Etude No. 6
Vikingur Ólafsson, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81
Boris Gitburg, piano
Pavel Haas Quartet

Beethoven: Sonata in C sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 (“Moonlight”)
Evgeny Kissin, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major (“Italian”)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Yannick Nézet-Séguin
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101
Emanuel Ax, piano
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
(Sony Classical)

Schubert: Impromptu in F minor, D. 935, No. 4
Shai Wosner, piano

Arcangelo Corelli: Sinfonia in D minor (“To Santa Beatrice d’Este”)
La Serenissima/Adrian Chandler

Ives: Orchestral Set No. 1 (“Three Places in New England”) –
I: “The St. Gaudens in Boston Common (Col. Shaw & His Colored Regiment)”
Seattle Symphony/Ludovic Morlot
(Seattle Symphony Media)

Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Andris Nelsons
(BSO Classics)