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Christian Tetzlaff

German violinist Christian Tetzlaff© Photo: Giorgia Bertazzi

January 12, 2022

German violinist Christian Tetzlaff is in the middle of a busy season, playing concerts all over Europe and the U.S. We'll hear from a performance he gave this past September in Prague, playing a piece that was composed in Prague back in 1902: the Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra by Josef Suk.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Fritz Kreisler: Caprice viennois (Viennese Caprice)
James Ehnes, violin | Eduard Laurel, piano
Album: Music of Fritz Kreisler
Analekta 3159

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82
German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin | Giovanni Antonini, conductor
RBB Broadcasting House, Berlin, Germany

Piano Puzzler
Contestant: Doug Watson calling from Fremont, NE

Antonin Dvorak: Cypresses, Nos. 1 & 8
Ehnes Quartet
Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach, The Gold Room - The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL

Hour 2

Franz Schubert: Nacht und Traume
Lynn Harrell, cello | Bruno Canino, piano
Album: Cello Adagios
London/Decca 425611

Josef Suk: Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 24
Christian Tetzlaff, violin | Czech Philharmonic Orchestra | Tomas Netopil, conductor
Dvorak Hall, Rudolinum, Prague, Czechia

Franz Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
Spektral Quartet: Clara Lyon, violin | Maeve Feinberg, violin | Doyle Armbrust, viola | Ruselll Rolen
Live from WFMT, WFMT Studios Chicago, IL

Zoltan Kodaly: Dances of Marosszek
ROCO | Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
ROCO, Cynthia Wood Mitchell Pavilion, Woodlands, TX