Beethoven's "Pastorale" Symphony, which we hear today, is on the Atlanta Symphony program at Atlanta's Symphony Hall this Thursday through Sunday. On GPB we hear another concert tie-in as well: Mikhail Glinka's trio for winds and piano, which principal players of Symphony Orchestra Augusta perform in Evans on Friday. Further January calendar listings to be posted later this week.
Here's today's Midday Music playlist:
- Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter (Violin Concerto in F minor, Op. 8/4, TV 297). Cho-Liang Lin, Sejong, Newman. Naxos 8.557920.
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral." BBC Scottish Sym, Vanska. BBC Music Magazine Vol. 8/3.
- Netzer: Taksim. Ivana Bilic.
- Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2, reconstr. for oboe solo (instead of flute) by Gonzalo Ruiz. Ensemble Sonnerie, Gonzalo Ruiz, Huggett. Avie 2171.
- Hersh: Chorinho Picante. Jac Van Geem.
- Bizet: L'Arlesienne: Farandole (March of the Three Kings). Toronto Sym, Davis. Sony 47278.
- Mouton: Nesciens Mater. Gabrieli Consort, McCreesh. DG 477 7635.
- Glinka: Trio Pathetique in D minor for clarinet, bassoon and piano. Midsummer's Music. Centaur 2206.
- Bach: Cantata No. 35: Sinfonia I. Camerata Academica Salzburg, Norrington. Decca 289 466 570.
- Khatchaturian: Sparctacus, Ballet Suite No. 2. Scottish National Orch, Jarvi.
- Schumann: String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41/3. Takacs Quartet. Hyperion 67631.