Many thanks to Russell Wells in Savannah for hosting Tuesday's show (playlist). Flooding closed Atlanta schools and kept me home. Glad to be back as we start drying out.
The concert season is on! Attend live concerts and support the arts in your community! For details on events mentioned on GPB during today's Midday Music - the New York Soloists appearing in Augusta; the Albany Symphony playing Russian favorites; the Atlanta Symphony also opening with Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky; the Columbus Symphony offering Beethoven's "Pastorale" - just follow the links in the September calendar below.
- Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8. Trio Wanderer. Harmonia Mundi 901915.16.
- Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D major, RV 211. La Serenissima, Chandler. Avie 2178.
- Thomas/Sarasate: Gavotte from Mignon. Gil Shaham. Canary CC07.
- Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18. Stephen Hough, Dallas Sym, Litton. Hyperion 67501/2.
- Paganini: Caprice No. 24 for solo violin. Thomas Zehetmair. ECM 2124.
- Bach: Suite No. 1 in G major for solo cello, BWV 1007. Steven Isserlis. Hyperion 67541/2.
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale." Tonhalle Orch Zurich, Zinman. Arte Nova 49695.
- Sarasate: Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43. Adele Anthony, Akira Eguchi. Canary CC07.