Composer Laurence Sherr has dedicated his career to sharing the musical history of the Holocaust. in 2014, Sherr wrote a piece that borrowed melodies from several Jewish resistance songs. On this episode of Performance Today, hear "Myr zaynen do!" (We are here!) by Laurence Sherr.
Joseph Haydn: Scherzando No. 1 in F, Hob.II: 33: Menuet and Trio; Scherzando No. 2 in C, Hob.II: 34: Menuet and Trio
Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Haydn Ensemble Berlin; Hansjorg Schellenberger, conductor
Emmanuel Pahud: Haydn Scherzandi
Caroline Shaw: Entr'acte for String Orchestra
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
SPCO, Ordway Concert Hall, Saint Paul, MN
The Piano Puzzler with Bruce Adolphe: This week's contestant is Gina Doorn from Los Alamos, NM
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in G Major, "Military"
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Anthony Manzo, double bass; St. Lawrence String Quartet; Geoff Nuttall, conductor
Spoleto Festival USA, The Bank of America Chamber Music Series, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1: Movement 3 Fuga
Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Ciranda das sete notas
Jack Pena, bassoon; Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra; Norman Huynh, conductor
Spoleto Festival USA, St Matthew's Lutheran Church, Charleston, SC
Laurence Sherr: Sonata for Cello and Piano Mir zaynen do!
Karen Becker, cello; Jay Mauchley, piano
Red Lodge Music Festival, Red Lodge Civic Center, Red Lodge MT
Thomas Arne: Overture (Symphony) No. 1 in E minor
Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare; Gwyn Roberts & Richard Stone, Directors; Emlyn Ngai, Concertmaster
Tempesta di Mare, Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA