Midday Music Monday 9/15/08

Our noontime selections tie in to concerts you might like to check out: Thursday's appearance in Augusta of the innovative-traditional-multinational Silk Road Ensemble as part of the Westobou Festival; Saturday's Spivey Hall season opener in Morrow featuring the prizewinning young Daedalus String Quartet in Schubert's Trout Quintet and more; and the start of the Macon Symphony's season with a concert of Ravel, Wieniawski and Dvorak at the Grand Opera House on Saturday. Find links to details in this week's Classical Calendar.

11 AM

  • Bach: Concerto in F major for harpsichord and two recorders, BWV 1057. Academy of Ancient Music Berlin. Harmonia Mundi 901876.
  • Mozart: Violin Sonata in A major, K. 305. Gil Shaham, Orli Shaham. Canary CC01.
  • Prokofiev: Cinderella, Suite. Scottish National Orch, Jarvi. Chandos 10484.
12 N
  • Zhao: Distant Green Valley. Silk Road Ensemble. Sony 93962.
  • Schubert: "Trout" Quintet. Paul Lewis, Leopold String Trio, Mitchell. Hyperion 67527.
  • Ravel: Alborada del Grazioso. London Sym, Abbado. DG 427 314.
1 PM
  • Lawes: Consort Set in D major. Maxine Eilander, Les Voix Humaines.
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat, op. 36; Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op. 32/12. Denis Matsuev. RCA 88697155912.