Performance Today

Musical guests

Emily HogstadMinnPost photo by Jim Walsh

July 21, 2015

Tuesday's Performance Today is chock full of musical guests! First, harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and guitarist Jason Vieaux join Fred for music and conversation. Then, proud music nerd and blogger, Emily Hogstad, joins Fred for music trivia and more.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Jean Sibelius: Andante Festivo
Oslo Philharmonic; Mariss Jansons, conductor
Sibelius: Symphony in D No. 2; Valse Triste; Swan of Tuonela; Andante festivo
EMI 54804

Jean Sibelius: The Oceanides, Op. 73
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Martyn Brabbins, conductor
Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England

Alan Hovhaness: Sonata for Harp and Guitar Spirit of Trees: 2. Canon
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Gary Schocker: Hypnotized: 2. Float Away; 3. Awaken
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Xavier Montsalvatge: Fantasia: 2. Cadencial
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Maximo Diego Pujol: Suite magica: 4. Candombe
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Jason Vieaux, guitar
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Felix Mendelssohn: Selections from Songs Without Words: 1. Book 1, No. 1; 2. Book 3, No. 6; 3. Book 8, No. 4
Javier Perianes, piano
University of Georgia, Ramsey Concert Hall, Athens, GA

Hour 2

Astor Piazzolla: Oblivion
Adam Summerhayes, violin; Chris Grist, cello
London Concertante
CMG 17

Robert Weirich: Steamboat Stomp for Horn and Piano
Stewart Rose, horn; Robert Weirich, piano
Skaneateles Festival, First Presbyterian Church, Skaneateles, NY

Maurice Ravel: Bolero
Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal; Charles Dutoit, conductor
Ravel Orchestral Works
London/Decca 421459

Astor Piazzolla: Three Tangos
Petar Jankovic Ensemble
Round Top Guitar Festival, Round Top Festival Institute Concert Hall, Round Top, TX