Covid travel restrictions kept Gao Hong from visiting her family in China, so she reminisced about her childhood to comfort herself and channeled that nostalgia into a new piece for Pipa and Bassoon. Join us today to hear Gao Hong play her new concerto, "Reminiscences of My Hometown," from a recent concert in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme Op. 36, Enigma Movement 17 "Nimrod"
Minnesota Orchestra | Sir Neville Marriner, conductor
Album: Minnesota Orchestra at One Hundred
Minnesota Orchestra 1002038
Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto for Oboe in D minor, Op. 9 No 2: Movement 2
Sandy Stimson, Oboe | Baroque Music Montana Ensemble | Carrie Krause, conductor
Baroque Music Montana, First Presbyterian Church, Bozeman, MT
Jessie Montgomery: Voodoo Dolls
Helen Chang Haertzen and Sophia Mockler, violins | Gareth Zehngut, viola | Erik Wheeler, cello | David Williamson, bass
Musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN
Cesar Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor
David Coucheron and Helen Hwaya Kim, violins | Catherine Lynn, viola | Brad Ritchie, cello | Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
Atlanta Chamber Players, Ahavath Achim Synagogue, Atlanta, GA
John Playford: Newcastle/Splendid Schilling
Gao Hong, Pipa | Belladonna
Ten Thousand Lakes
Father Philipp Jakob Rittler: Sonata a 7
Tempesta di Mare | Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, Directors
Tempesta di Mare Philadelphia Concert Series, Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA
Carlos Chavez: Symphony No. 2 (Sinfonia India)
Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw | Christian Vasquez, conductor
Witold Lutoslawski Polish Radio Concert Studio, Warsaw, Poland
Gao Hong: Nostalgia
Gao Hong, Pipa | Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet | Erik Wheeler, cello | Nikki Melville, Piano
International Friendship Through the Performing Arts, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, MN
Gao Hong: Reminiscences of My Hometown: Double Concerto for Pipa Bassoon and Orchestra
Gao Hong, Pipa | Ye Yu, Bassoon | Kenwood Symphony Orchestra | Dennis Friesen-Carper, conductor
International Friendship through the Performing Arts, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, MN
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