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Schubert at the Piano, by Gustav KlimtWikimedia Commons

Performance Today - September 21, 2021


September 21, 2021

It's fair to say that Robert Schumann was impressed when he heard Schubert's first piano trio. Schumann wrote: "..the troubles of our human existence disappear...and the whole world is fresh and bright again." Can there be a better review than that? On today's show, join us for uplifting music by Franz Schubert, his Piano Trio No. 1.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Henri Dutilleux: Au gre des ondes: Prelude en Berceuse; Claquettes
Robert Levin, piano
Album: Henri Dutilleux: D'ombre et de silence
ECM 2105

Maurice Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso (From Miroirs)
Texas Festival Orchestra | Ransom Wilson, conductor
Round Top Festival Institute, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2 "Die Quinten"
New York Philharmonic String Quartet
University of Georgia Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA

Franz Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, D.898: Mvt. 1
Robert Levin, piano | Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin | Peter Wiley, cello
Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA

Hour 2

Katie Barrick: The Devil's Advocate
Thunderbird Records

Viktor Ullmann: String Quartet No. 3
Daedalus Quartet
Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall, New York, NY

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
Audrey Wright, violin | Baltimore Chamber Orchestra | Markand Thakar, conductor
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, Towson, MD

Katie Barrick: Caffeine Smile
Spokane String Quartet
Spokane Chamber Music Association, Bing Crosby Theater, Spokane, WA