MSO OnStage: 2015 Series

 

Syndicated  by WFMT in Chicago


2015 BROADCAST SERIES PROGRAM INFORMATION
 

PROGRAM 1: Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar

Recorded September 19 + 20, 2014
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Britten
“Four Sea Interludes”  from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a

Elgar
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Dvořák
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

From the archives:

Zdenek Macal, conductor

Dvořák
Vodnik (The Water Goblin), Op. 107

 

PROGRAM 2: Brahms’s Requiem

Recorded October 10 – 12, 2014
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Robert Spano, conductor
MSO Chorus
Lee Erickson, director

Jennifer Higdon
“river sings a song to trees” from City Scape

Brahms
Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 “A German Requiem”

From the archives:

Edo de Waart, conductor
MSO Chorus
Lee Erickson, director

Fauré
“Sanctus” from Requiem, Op. 48

 

PROGRAM 3: Tchaikovksy’s Fifth

Recorded October 17 + 18, 2014
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Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor
Christopher Taylor, piano

Bacewicz
Overture, for orchestra

Lutosławski 
Piano Concerto

Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

From the archives:

Andreas Delfs, conductor

Tchaikovsky
Excerpts from “The Nutcracker”, Op. 71

 

PROGRAM 4: Pictures at an Exhibition

Recorded November 8 + 9, 2014
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Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Ted Soluri, bassoon

Prokofiev
Classical Symphony, Op. 25 [Symphony No.1]

Marc Neikrug
Bassoon Concerto (MSO Co-Commission)

Gunther Schuller
Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee 

Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition (orch: Ravel)

From the archives:

Andreas Delfs, conductor

Peter Maxwell Davies
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise, J. 264

 

PROGRAM 5: Michelle de Young

Recorded November 21 + 22, 2014
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Asher Fisch, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano

Schumann
Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 

Berg
Seven Early Songs

Strauss
Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 “Death and Transfiguration” 

From the archives:

Andreas Delfs, conductor

Strauss
Suite from “Der Rosenkavalier”, Op. 59

 

PROGRAM 6: Symphonie Fantastique

Recorded November 29 + 30, 2014
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Jeffrey Kahane, conductor/piano

Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Opus 58

Berlioz
Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14a

From the archives:

Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Stanford Olsen, tenor
William Barnewitz, horn

Britten
Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Op. 31

 

PROGRAM 7: Beethoven’s “Pastoral”

Recorded January 16 + 17, 2015
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Phillipe Quint, violin

Mason Bates
Garages of the Valley (MSO co-commission)

Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral"

From the archives:

Edo de Waart, conductor
MSO Chorus
Lee Erickson, director

John Adams
Excerpts from “Harmonium”

 

PROGRAM 8: Goode Plays Mozart

Recorded January 24 + 25, 2015
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Richard Goode, piano

Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat major, K. 456    

Schubert
Symphony No. 8 in C major, D. 944 "The Great" (formerly known as Symphony No. 9).

From the archives:

Edo de Waart, conductor

Beethoven
Egmont: Overture, Op. 84 

 

PROGRAM 10: de Waart: Strauss

Recorded February 27 + 28, 2015
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Katie Young Steele, oboe 
Robert Levine, viola
Susan Babini, cello

R. Strauss
Metamorphosen,  for 23 Solo Strings 

Strauss
Oboe Concerto in D major       

Strauss
Don Quixote, Op. 35

From the archives:

Edo de Waart, conductor

Strauss
Serenade in E flat major, Op. 7

 

PROGRAM 11: de Waart: Rachmaninoff

Recorded April 3 + 4, 2015
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin

Barber
Essay No. 2, Op. 17                                                                                                                                                                

Shostakovich
Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 99

Rachmaninoff
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

From the archives:

Edo de Waart, conductor

Wagner
Siegfried Idyll, WWV 103  

 

PROGRAM 12: de wAart: Mozart

Recorded April 10 + 11, 2015
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Brahms
Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80   

Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54  

Mozart
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

From the archives:

Edo de Waart, conductor
MSO Chorus
Lee Erickson, director

Fauré
“Sanctus” from Requiem, Op. 48

Nicholas McGegan, conductor

Mendelssohn
Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 107 “Reformation”

 

PROGRAM 13: The Best of the MSO

Zdenek Macal, conductor

Prokofiev
“The Crusaders in Pskov” and “Alexander’s Entry into Pskov” from Alexander Nevsky

Dvořák
“Wedding Dance” from The Wood Dove (Holoubek) Op. 110

Dvořák
Finale from Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 “From the New World”

 

Andreas Delfs, conductor
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Suzanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano

Sierra
“Jolgorio” from Sinfonia No. 3 “La Salsa”

Humperdinck
“Evening Prayer” and “Dream Pantomime” from Hansel & Gretel

Bruckner
Finale from Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB 107

 

Edo de Waart, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Sir John Tomlinson, bass

Debussy
“De l’aube a midi sur la mer” from La mer

Elgar
Finale from Symphony No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 55

Bartók
“Bluebeard’s Kingdom” from Bluebeard’s Castle

Rachmaninoff
Finale from Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27