Letter V Classical Radio March 28

In the second hour, a conversation with Alexander Kordzaia, conductor of the University of Richmond Symphony Orchestra, and UR faculty pianist Joanne Kong, soloist in Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Egyptian”) in the orchestra’s April 4 concert.

noon-3 p.m. EDT
1600-1900 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

J.S. Bach: “Italian Concerto” in F major, BWV 971
(arrangement by Jean Rondeau)
Jean Rondeau, harpsichord

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Yannick Nézet-Séguin
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata
Gervase de Peyer, clarinet
Gwynneth Pryor, piano

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F major (“Egyptian”) –
II: Andante – allegretto tranquillo quasi andantino – andante
III: Molto allegro
Stephen Hough, piano
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sakari Oramo

Past Masters:
Bizet: “Carmen” Suite
London Philharmonic/Thomas Beecham
(Dutton Laboratories)
(recorded 1939)

Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major
Maximilian Hornung, cello
Kammerakademie Potsdam/Antonello Manacorda
(Sony Classical)

Elena Ruehr: Quartet No. 2 (“Song of the Silkie”)
Borromeo String Quartet

Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201
Le Cercle de l’Harmonie/Jérémie Rhorer

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