Performance Today

Reflection, grief, and simple beauty

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Performance Today - September 10, 2021

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September 10, 2021

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Join us today for musical works of reflection, grief, and simple beauty.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Peter Maxwell Davies, arr. Scott Tennant: Farewell to Stromness
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Album: L.A.G.Q. (Los Angeles Guitar Quartet)
Sony 60274

Arvo Part: Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror)
Vladimir Spivakov, violin | Sergei Bezrodny, piano
Album: Arvo Part: Alina
ECM 1591

Henryk Gorecki: Symphony No. 3 "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs": Movements 2-3
Dawn Upshaw, soprano | London Sinfonietta | David Zinman, conductor
Album: Gorecki: Symphony No. 3
Nonesuch 79282

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem: Benedictus
Barbara Bonney, soprano
Anne Sofie von Otter, contralto
Hans Peter Blochwitz, tenor
Willard White, bass
Monteverdi Choir | English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Album: Mozart: Requiem, Kyrie K 341
Philips 420197

Hour 2

Anthony DiLorenzo: Anthem of Hope: Houston Strong
ROCO | Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Album: ROCO: Visions Take Flight
Innova 016

Samuel Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
Stephen Taylor, oboe
Sebastian Manz, clarinet
Peter Kolkay, bassoon
Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA

Jennifer Higdon: Dance Card 
ROCO | Mei Ann Chen, conductor
ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX

Frederic Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu, Op. 66
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
The Frederic Chopin Society, Mairs Concert Hall, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN