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Performance Today®

Juho Pohjonen

Franz Schubert wrote a fantasy so demanding and difficult that he himself was unable to play it. Never fear - we'll hear from a pianist who can! On Monday's Performance Today, Juho Pohjonen gives a virtuosic performance of the Wanderer Fantasy in concert at the Music@Menlo Festival.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Maurice Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet
Courtney Hershey Bress, harp; Claude Sim, violin; Monique Mead, violin; Karen Dirks, viola; David Hardy, cello; Demarre McGill, flute
Strings Music Festival, Strings Music Pavillion, Steamboat Springs, CO

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C Major, Op. 15, D. 760, "Wanderer"
Juho Pohjonen, piano
Music@Menlo, The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo, Atherton, CA

Franz Schubert (arr. Dan Graser): Quartettsatz in C Minor, D. 703
Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet
Rockport Music Festival, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA

Carl Nielsen: Overture to An Imaginary Journey to the Faroe Islands
Baltic Sea Youth Orchestra; Kristjan Jarvi, conductor
Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw, Poland

Hour 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6 in D major, K. 239
Bert Witzel, bass; Jim Benoit, timpani; The Dover Quartet; Members of the Artosphere Festival Orchestra; Corrado Rovaris, conductor
The Great Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Walton Arts Center, Bentonville, AR

Arturo Marquez (arr. Oliver Nickel): Danzon No. 2
Dallas Winds; Michael Haithcock, conductor
Meyeron Symphony Center, Dallas, TX

Frank Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion and String Orchestra
National Festival Chamber Orchestra
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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