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Toby Appel

Toby Appel, violistCourtesy of artist, Julliard

August 08, 2022

Toby Appel is one of the top viola players around, and he’s also an excellent chef. Appel spent several years running a restaurant in Santa Fe, and, for a year, he was the personal chef for the artist Georgia O'Keeffe.  Join us today to hear chef Toby Appel and friends play the Phantasy Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Bohuslav Martinu: Sinfonia Concertante for Two Orchestras: Movement 4 Allegretto
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra | Jiri Belohlavek, conductor
Album: Concerto Grosso
Supraphon 110381

Inti Illimani, arr. LAGQ: La Fiesta de la Tirana
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's by-the-Sea Church, Jacksonville, FL

Traditional, arr. LAGQ: Shenandoah
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's by-the-Sea Church, Jacksonville, FL

Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata No. 3 for cello and piano, H. 340
Raphael Bell, cello | Jeewon Park, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Meira Warshauer: Symphony No. 1 Living Breathing Earth: Mvts 2-4
Western Piedmont Symphony | John G. Ross, conductor
Western Piedmont Symphony, First Baptist Church, Hickory, NC

Hour 2

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toccata Marziale
Eastman Wind Ensemble | Donald Hunsberger, conductor
Album: Eastman Wind Ensemble: Husa, Copland, Vaughan Williams
Sony 44916

Alberto Ginastera: Three Argentine Dances Op. 2
Alon Goldstein, piano
Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College, Engelman Recital Hall, New York, NY

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Ani Kavafian, violins | Adam Walker, flute | Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord | Paul Neubauer, viola | Timothy Eddy, cello | Anthony Manzo, double bass
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet
Stephen Rose, violin | Stefan Hersh, violin | Toby Appel, viola | Phillip Ying, viola | Bion Tsang, cello
Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO