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Leonard Bernstein
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Performance Today®

Bernstein's Divertimento

Concert halls across the country and around the world are once again filled with music and audiences! On today's show, we'll hear a recent performance of Leonard Bernstein's Divertimento from a concert in Belgium.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Edgar Meyer: Concert Duo: Finale
Tessa Lark, violin | Edgar Meyer, double bass
Album: The Stradgrass Sessions
First Hand 100S2

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Trio élégiaque No. 2 in D minor, Op. 9: Movement 1
Tessa Lark, violin | Cameron Crozman, cello | Boris Giltburg, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Isaac Albeniz: Selections from Suite Espanola, Op. 47
Wu Han, piano
Interlochen Presents, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall, Interlochen, MI

Leanna Primiani: Neither men nor money validate my worth
ROCO | Sarah Hicks, conductor
ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX

Hour 2

Jorge Morel: Otro Tango, Buenos Aires
Celil Refik Kaya, guitar
Album: Jorge Morel Y Su Guitarra

Jean-Baptiste Loeillet: Suite in E
Celil Refik Kaya, guitar
Round Top Music Festival, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX

Leonard Bernstein: Divertimento for Orchestra
Antwerp Symphony Orchestra | Martyn Brabbins, conductor
ZZEBU, Queen Elisabeth Hall, Antwerp, Belgium

Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Taipei Music Academy Festival String Orchestra
Taipei Music Academy & Festival (TMAF), National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

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