Poster Wang Jie & JoAnn Falletta
Composer Wang Jie with JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Courtesy of Wang Jie
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Wang Jie: The Winter that United Us

Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, New York, is a magical place for composer Wang Jie. She says she feels transported by the warm orange glow of the hall, and she wrote a piece for the Buffalo Philharmonic to play in that space. Join us today to hear the world premiere of The Winter that United Us by Wang Jie.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Marc-Andre Hamelin: Landler I, from Con intimissimo sentimento & Little Nocturne
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Album: Etudes
Hyperion 67789

Antonio Vivaldi: Piccolo Concerto in C major
Tara Helen O’Connor, piccolo | Geoff Nuttall and Owen Dalby, violins | Daniel Phillips, viola | Christopher Costanza, cello | Doug Balliett, double bass | Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord
Spoleto Festival USA, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC

Leo Ornstein: Piano Quintet Op. 92: Movement 2
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano | Dover Quartet
Chamber Music Northwest, Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, Portland, OR

Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73
Jorg Widmann, clarinet and conductor | Finnish Radio Symphony
Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, Finland

Hour 2

Astor Piazzolla, arr. Karli Vehmanen: Histoire du Tango Movement 1: Bordel 1900
Ann Hobson Pilot, harp | Lucia Lin, violin | J.P. Jofre, bandoneon
Album: Astor Piazzolla "Escualo"
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907627

Astor Piazzolla: Adios Nonino
Geoffrey Herd, violin |  Ken Meyer, guitar | Esther Park, piano | Greg Robbins, bass | JP Jofre, bandoneon
Geneva Music Festival, Smith Opera House, Geneva, NY

Wang Jie: The Winter that United Us
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra | JoAnn Falletta, conductor
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes "Household Music"
Arturo Delmoni and Michael Roth, violins | Katarzyna Bryla-Weiss, viola | Peter Sanders, cello
Central Vermont Chamber Music Festival, Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph, VT

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