Wednesday, February 17

Yep, more Olympic figure skating music, from the men's short program in Vancouver. Then it's rep from upcoming concerts across Georgia.

11 AM
  • Rossini: William Tell Overture. Montreal Sym, Dutoit. London 433 074. (Stephane Lambiel, Switzerland.)
  • Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez: slow movement. Alfonso Moreno, London Sym, Batiz. (Yevgeny Plushenko, Russia.)
  • Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain. Cincinnati Sym, Jarvi. (Kevin Van Der Perren, Belgium.)
  • Beethoven: "Moonlight" Sonata in C-sharp minor. Stephen Kovacevich. EMI 57131. (Viktor Pfeifer, Austria.)
  • Stravinsky: Firebird: finale. Cinconnati Pops, Kunzel. Telarc 80625.
12 N
  • Rachmaninoff: Elegiac Trio No. 1 in G minor. Bekova Sisters. Chandos 9329. (The Paris Piano Trio performs this piece plus Chopin and Mozart Thursday, February 18 at Auburn University, presented by the Auburn Chamber Music Society, 334-887-9379.)
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat. Academy of Ancient Music, Egarr. Harmonia Mundi 807461.62. (In south Georgia, principal players of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, with music director Claire Fox Hillard, offer all six of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos Saturday at Albany Municipal Auditorium.)
  • Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op. 66a. Boston Sym, Ozawa. DG 435 619. (Sunday, February 21 at 3 p.m. the Moscow Festival Ballet performs Tchaikovsky's full ballet The Sleeping Beauty at Macon's Grand Opera House.)
  • Daugherty: Lincoln Letters: Abraham Lincoln Is My Name. Thomas Hampson, Spokane Sym, Preu. E1 7725. (Great baritone Thomas Hampson sings "Songs of America" in Atlanta this Friday.)
1 PM
  • Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183. Concentus Musicus Vienna, Harnoncourt. DHM 75736. (Symphony Orchestra Augusta caps off an otherwise Baroque program with this early gem by Mozart, Saturday, 7:30 at First Baptist of Augusta.)
  • Gershwin/Heifetz: Porgy and Bess Suite; & Traditional spiritual/Heifetz: Deep River. Leila Josefowicz, John Novacek. Philips 289 462 948. (Leila Josefowicz performs Prokofiev with the Atlanta Symphony and Roberto Abbado this Thursday through Saturday in Atlanta.)