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Mark Adamo

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Performance Today - September 22, 2022

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September 22, 2022

On today's show, we'll hear a cello concerto that premiered last fall: Last Year by Mark Adamo. Adamo described it as an updated, environmental take on a familiar classic by Vivaldi.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Fritz Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, Op. 2
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin | Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
Album: Kaleidoscope
Dorian Sono Luminus 92126

Madeleine Dring: Trio for Flute, Oboe, and Piano
Todd Skitch, flute | Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe | Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
Atlanta Chamber Players, Ahavath Achim Synagogue, Ahavath Achim Synagogue, Atlanta, GA

Clara Schumann: Impromptu in E Major
Ronaldo Rolim, piano
Lake George Music Festival, Tannery Pond Community Center, North Creek, NY

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Autumn, Movement 1 (excerpt)
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; English Chamber Orchestra; David Lockington, conductor
Album: The Four Seasons: The Vivaldi Album
Koch 7790

Mark Adamo: Last Year
Richard Belcher, cello | ROCO | Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor
ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX

Hour 2

Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 4 in D Major, G. 448 (arr. for guitar quartet): IV. Fandango
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Album: The Best of Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 1607

Arno Babajanian: Piano Trio in F-sharp Minor
Hyeyeon Park, piano | Kristin Lee, violin | Dmitri Atapine, cello
Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival and Institute, Spieker Center for the Arts, Atherton, CA

Kevin Puts: Inspiring Beethoven
Bowling Green Philharmonia | Emily Freeman Brown, conductor
Album: New Music from Bowling Green, Vol. IV
Troy 743

Manuel de Falla, arr. Bill Kanengiser: Excerpts from El Amor Brujo
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY