Schumann

Airs Thursday, March 19, at 8 p.m. In the world of chamber music, there are many masterworks of the idiom - pieces that are continually performed year in and year out at festivals and chamber music series around the world. The piano quintet by Schumann and the D minor trio by Mendelssohn are two such compositions. In this program, we listen to these pieces performed under the musical direction of Associate Artistic Director Daniel Hope. The trio performance includes Simon Crawford-Phillips on piano, cellist Eric Kim and violinist Hope. For the Schumann Quintet, these three are joined by Benny Kim on violin and Carla Maria Rodrigues on viola.

Airs Friday, February 27, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Butterman, music director and conductor of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra along with Nancy Smith, founder and artistic director for the Frequent Flyers Arial Dance Company. They will perform to the music of Paul Hayden and to Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring this Saturday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theatre. Other works on the concert are the world premier of Paul Hayden’s "In Plain Air," Schumann’s "Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish)," and "On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring" by Delius. For more information visit them online at Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

Airs Monday, January 12 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast, Gianandrea Noseda conducts Alfredo Casella’s Symphonic Fragments from “La donna serpente” and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2, and then Jean-Efflam Bavouzet joins the orchestra for the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 5. Jim Cunningham will host.

Airs Monday, January 5 at 11 a.m. On the next Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcast maestro Gianandrea Noseda will lead the orchestra in Alfredo Casella’s Symphonic Fragments from “La donna serpente” and Schumann’s Symphony No. 2. Then Jean-Efflam Bavouzet will join the orchestra for a performance of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 5. Jim Cunningham will host.

Airs Thursday, September 4 at 11 a.m. This week on Carnegie Hall Live Bernard Haitink will be joined by pianist Murry Perahia for a performance of the Piano Concerto by Schumann. The concert opens with Purcell’s Funeral Music for Queen Mary orchestrated by Stephen Stucky and we’ll close this concert with the Symphony No. 4 by Brahms.

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