Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Dmitri ShostakovichCourtesy of the Artist

More like a duet for Trumpet and piano (with orchestra back-up), Shostakovich departs from his regular angry war music in this mildly schizophrenic "Piano Concerto."

Episode Playlist

Tippett: Divertimento on "Sellinger's Round"

Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1

Honegger: Pastorale d'ete

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings, Op. 4


Lisa K. of Catskill, NY won this week's encore contest by correctly identifying Rossini's Barber of Seville Overture.