Performance Today

Martha Argerich

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Performance Today - June 3, 2021

1:59:00


June 03, 2021

On the last day of 2020, millions of people tuned in to a concert in Lugano, Switzerland. It was a chance to hear a living legend perform: pianist Martha Argerich. On today's show, hear Martha Argerich and the Swiss Italian Orchestra play Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 at that New Year's Eve celebration.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Chen Yi: Chinese Folk Dance Suite: Movement 2 YangKo (elastically)
Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Lan Shui, conductor
Chen Yi: Momentum
Bix 1352

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins in B minor, RV580, No. 10
Philip Setzer, violin
Yu-Chien Tseng, violin
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
David Chan, violin
Taipei Music Academy & Festival String Orchestra
Taipei Music Academy & Festival (TMAF), National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

Julio de Caro: El monito
Stick&Bow
Remote recording presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College, New York, NY

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op. 19
Martha Argerich, piano
Orchestra della Swizzera italiana | Ion Marin, conductor
LAC, Lugano, Switzerland

Hour 2

Hampson Sisler: Phoenix Forever IV. Phoenix Eternal
Praga Sinfonietta | Marlon Daniel, conductor
Album: Hampson Sisler: Phoenix Forever - Orchestral Music
MSR Classics

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30: Mvts. 1-2
Gerard Aimontche, piano
Colour Of Music Festival Orchestra | Marlon Daniel, conductor
Colour of Music Festival, Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall, Gaillard Center, Charleston, SC

Franz Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor D 703
Australian Chamber Orchestra | Richard Tognetti, conductor
City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia

John Corigliano: Red Violin Caprices for Violin
Bella Hristova, violin
University of Georgia Performing Arts Center and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA