Letter V Classical Radio March 6

In the last hour, remembering André Previn, the most stellar musical polymath of his generation, who died last week at 89, with three recordings featuring Previn as conductor, solo pianist and chamber musician.

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

Past Masters:
Dvořák: “Carnival” Overture
London Symphony Orchestra/István Kertész
(recorded 1965)

Chausson: Concerto in D major for violin, piano and string quartet
Isabelle Faust, violin
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Salagon Quartet
(Harmonia Mundi)

Mendelssohn: “Rondo capriccioso” in E major, Op. 14
Jan Lisiecki, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Pancrace Royer: “La Vertigo”
Jean Rondeau, harpsichord

Scriabin: “Le Poème de l’extase”
Anatol Ugorski, piano
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Martinů: Symphony No. 6 (“Fantasies symphoniques”)
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bělohlávek

Past Masters:
Vaughan Williams: “The Wasps” Overture
London Symphony Orchestra/André Previn
(RCA Red Seal)
(recorded 1971)

Poulenc: Sextuor for piano and winds
André Previn, piano
Elizabeth Mann, flute
Steve Taylor, oboe
David Shifrin, clarinet
Dennis Godburn, bassoon
Richard Todd, French horn
(RCA Red Seal)

Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F major
André Previn, piano & conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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