Prokofiev

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Airs Monday, March 6, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Budapest Festival Orchestra is under the direction of Iván Fischer who will be joined by pianist Marc-André Hamelin for a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Franz Liszt. The concert opens with Weber's Overture to Der Freischütz and then the orchestra takes on the 5th Symphony by Prokofiev.

Airs Monday, July 4, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra violist William Preucil and cellist Mark Kosower will be featured in the Brahms Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102 “The Double Concerto.”  Franz Welser-Möst will conduct this concert which opens with Prokofiev's Divertissement, Op. 43 and will close with Prokofiev's Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44. 

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Airs Friday, April 22, at 12 noon. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Boston Symphony Orchestra is joined by Mezzo-Soprano Nadezhda Serdyuk and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus under the direction of Andris Nelsons in a performance of Alexander Nevsky by Prokofiev and the Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 by Rachmaninoff.

Airs Monday, April 18, at 1 p.m. This week from the Cleveland Orchestra Archives we hear a classic performance featuring the late Lorin Maazel in 1973 leading the orchestra in the complete score to the ballet Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev

Airs Monday, August 31, at 1 p.m. On the next broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas is joined by violinist Julia Fischer for the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major by Prokofiev. He'll then lead the orchestra in the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz and Selections from Cinderella also by Prokofiev.

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