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Alexis Alrich: Marimba Concerto

Percussionist playing the marimbaPhoto: frabribri, via Wikimedia Commons

May 05, 2022

Join us today to hear a new marimba concerto by composer Alexis Alrich, with Dame Evelyn Glennie on the marimba with conductor Jean Thorel leading the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Walter Piston: String Quartet No. 5: Movement 1
Harlem Quartet
Album: Piston: String Quartets Nos. 1, 3 & 5

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4: Movements 1-2
Nikita Mndoyants, piano | The Cleveland Orchestra | Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Cleveland International Piano Competition, Severance Hall, Cleveland, OH

Antonio Carlos Jobim: The Girl from Ipanema
Harlem Quartet
UCCS Presents/Classical 88.7 KCME/Adventure Culture Fund, Ent Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, CO

Leo Smit: Sextet for Winds and Piano
Carol Wincenc, flute | Nicholas Stovall, oboe | Amitai Vardi, clarinet | Drew Pattison, bassoon | Eli Pandolfi, horn | Bernadene Blaha, piano
Round Top Festival Institute, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX

Hour 2

Antonin Dvorak: Quintet in G Major for Strings, Op. 77: Intermezzo (Notturno)
Emerson String Quartet | Edgar Meyer, bass
Album: Music from Saint Paul Sunday
MPR 203

Alexis Alrich: Marimba Concerto: Movement 1
Evelyn Glennie, marimba | City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong | Jean Thorel, conductor
Album: Alrich - Jenkins - Rorem: Concertos for Mallet Instruments
Naxos 574218

Franz Liszt: Waldesrauschen, from Zwei Konzertetüden, S. 145
Shoko Kawasaki, piano
Liszt Festival Raiding 2021, Liszt Concert Hall, Raiding, Austria

Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70: Movements 2-4
Prague Philharmonia | Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic