Poster Simone Dinnerstein
Simone Dinnerstein
Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Performance Today®

Memories of childhood

Grown-up's memories of childhood, captured in music. Pianist Simone Dinnerstein says the Scenes from Childhood by Robert Schumann are full of a sense of child-like wonder, and a sense of loss. On Monday's Performance Today, we'll hear Dinnerstein play Schumann's Scenes from Childhood in concert in Texas.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March No. 1 in D Major
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
A Little Light Music
DG 429 783-2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 8 in F, K. 168
Casals Quartet
Oriol Martorell Hall, L'auditori, Barcelona, Spain

Piotr Szewczyk: St. Augustine Suite for Chamber Orchestra
St. Augustine Music Festival Chamber Orchestra; Michel Merrill, conductor
St. Augustine Music Festival, St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, St. Augustine, FL

Hershy Kay: Pat-A-Pan: A Fantasy
St. Olaf Orchestra; Steven Amundson, conductor
St. Olaf Christmas Festival, Skoglund Center Auditorium, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

John Jacob Niles (arr. Matthew D. Nielsen): I Wonder as I Wander
Brigham Young University Combined Choirs, Philharmonic Orchestra; Kory Katseanes, conductor
de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo, UT

Hour 2

Alberto Ginastera: Impresiones de la Puna: 2. Cancion; 3. Danza
Eugenia Zukerman, flute; Shanghai String Quartet
Music for a Sunday Morning
Delos 3173

James Lowry (arr. Anne Heider): Splendid shines the morning star
Chicago A Cappella
Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL

Frederick Delius: Sleigh Ride
Virginia Symphony Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Chrysler Hall, Norfolk VA
Sounds of the Seasons
Hampton Roads Classics 007

Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Tuesday Musical Club, Laurel Heights United Methodist Church, San Antonio, TX

Alberto Ginastera: Estancia Suite, Op. 8a
Aspen Chamber Symphony; Federico Cortese, conductor
Aspen Music Festival and School, Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO

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