Performance Today

Celebrating the Gateways Music Festival

Kodak Hall at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NYEastman School of Music, University of Rochester

August 15, 2017

The Gateways Music Festival in Rochester, New York, celebrates the participation and contributions of classically-trained musicians of African descent. On Tuesday's Performance Today, hear an in-concert recording from the 2017 festival: "An American Port of Call" by Adolphus Hailstork, performed by the Gateways Music Festival Orchestra.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade for Winds in C minor K. 388: Movement 3
Allan Vogel, oboe; Kimaree Gilad, oboe; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Carey Bell, clarinet; Dennis Godburn, bassoon
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Vol. 4: Mozart and Winds
Music@Menlo

Auguste Franchomme: Nocturne for two cellos, Op. 14, No.1
Louise Dubin, cello; Julia Bruskin, cello
The Franchomme Project, John Street Church, New York, NY

Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 61 in D major, Hob. XVI:51
Andras Schiff, piano
Schwetzingen Festival, Rococo Theatre, Schwetzingen, Germany

Richard Danielpour: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, "From the Mountaintop"
Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gateways Music Festival Orchestra; Michael Morgan, conductor
Gateways Music Festival, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY

Hour 2

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Ma, Thile, Meyer): Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721
Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Chris Thile, guitar
Bach Trios
Nonesuch 5589332

Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; William Christie, conductor
Prague Spring International Music Festival, Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

Robert Bariller: Rapsodie Bretonne
Jonathan Wintringham, saxophone; Michael Djupstrom, piano
Performance Today Young Artist in Residence, Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Adolphus Hailstork: An American Port of Call
Gateways Music Festival Orchestra; Michael Morgan, conductor
Gateways Music Festival, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY