Performance Today®

Jon Kimura Parker

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Performance Today - November 18, 2022

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November 18, 2022

On today's show, pianist Jon Kimura Parker and the Minnesota Orchestra tackle what Parker calls a "brilliant" piece of music: the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Joel Puckett: Concerto Duo Movement 1: The Great American Scream
Anthony McGill, clarinet | Demarre McGill, flute | Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra | Allen Tinkham, conductor
Album: Winged Creatures
Cedille 90000187

Manuel de Falla: Ritual Fire Dance, from El amor brujo
Polish Radio Orchestra in Warsaw | Christian Vasquez, conductor
Witold Lutoslawski Polish Radio Concert Studio, Warsaw

Sergei Prokofiev: Flute Sonata in D Major, Op. 94: Movements 1-2
Demarre McGill, flute | Orion Weiss, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Society, SCMS Center for Chamber Music, Seattle, WA

Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in C Major, Op. 1
Clayton Stephenson, piano
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX

Hour 2

Frederic Chopin: Etude in E Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Album: Bravo! Chopin Piano Works
Telarc 82003

Agustin Barrios: Sueno en la floresta
Rafael Aguirre, guitar
Concentus Moraviae, Rajec-Jestrebi Chateau, Rajec-Jestrebi, Czech Republic

William Grant Still: Two Pieces from the Lyric Quartette
Harlem Quartet
Maverick Concerts, Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock, NY

Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35
Jon Kimura Parker, piano | Manny Laureano, trumpet | Minnesota Orchestra | Marc Albrecht, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN