Performance Today

Violinist, educator, philanthropist...

Rachel Barton PineCourtesy of the artist

October 19, 2018

Rachel Barton Pine is much more than a fine violinist. She has some concerns about the future of classical music in American society, and she's doing something about it. On Friday's Performance Today, Rachel Barton Pine joins us in the studio and tells us about the next big phase of her career.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3 Op. 12 No. 3: Movement 3 Rondo
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano
Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas
DG 457619

Astor Piazzolla: Bordel 1900 from History of the Tango
Martin Chalifour, violin; Mak Grgic, guitar
Interlochen Presents, Dendrinos Chapel, Interlochen, MI

Astor Piazzolla: Nightclub 1960 from History of the Tango
Martin Chalifour, violin; Mak Grgic, guitar
Interlochen Presents, Dendrinos Chapel, Interlochen, MI

Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 16
Stephen Taylor, oboe; Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; Radovan Vlatkovic, horn; Wu Qian, piano
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World": Movement 2 Largo (excerpt)
Minnesota Orchestra; Neville Marriner, conductor
Dvorak: Piano Quintets In A, Op.5 & Op.81; Borodin: Quartet
Philips 412542

Hour 2

George Frideric Handel: Die ihr aus dunklen Gruften, HWV 208
Louise Pellerin, oboe; Dom Andre Laberge, organ; Helene Plouffe, violin
Handel: Pellerin - Laberge - Plouffe
CBC 1157

David Baker: Blues (Deliver My Soul)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Billy Childs: Incident on Larpenteur Avenue
Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

George Frederick Handel: Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 3 in E minor
Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare; Gwyn Roberts & Richard Stone, artistic directors; Emlyn Ngai, Concertmaster
Tempesta di Mare, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Louisiana Strut
Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

Chinquinha Gonzaga: Balada
Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Silvia Pine, violin
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

William Grant Still: Suite for Violin and Piano Movement 1 African Dancer
Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Matthew Hagle, piano
Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN