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Tuesday - Sarah Walker

With Sarah Walker. Dvorak: Carnival Overture. Janacek: Romance. Khachaturian: Suites (Spartacus). Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien. Mozart: Mass in C minor (excerpt).

Sarah Walker spends the week hearing music-making from the musicians of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. Today, we hear them as members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, a professional touring chamber orchestra founded by Claudio Abbado in 1997 and made up of former members of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. At 11am, they perform Schumann's Cello Concerto with Natalie Gutman as soloist. Also on the show, carnival music from Dvorak, Schumann and Leo Weiner.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture, Op.92

    Performers: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    • DG 429 518-2.
  • Leos Janáček

    Romance, JW VII/3

    Performers: Hagai Shaham (violin), Arnon Erez (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67699.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Spartacus (Suite II No.1 Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia, Suite III No.3 Egyptian Girl's D

    Performers: Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev (conductor)

    • WARNER APEX 8573 89237-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op.26

    Performers: Maria Joao Pires (piano)

    • DG 437 538-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Et incarnatus est (Mass in C minor, K.427)

    Performers: Sylvia McNair (soprano), Lisa Beznosiuk (solo flute), Anthony Robson (solo oboe), Alastair Mitchell (solo bassoon), English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 420 210-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Cello Concerto, Op.129

    Performers: Natalie Gutman (cello), Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 476 5786.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in F major, Op.54

    Performers: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • EMI CZS 572912-2.
  • Leó Weiner

    Carnival, Op.5

    Performers: North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra of Miskolc, Laszlo Kovacs (conductor)

    • HUNGAROTON HCD 32424.