Poster Levko Revutsky Memorial
Levko Revutsky Memorial, Kiev, Ukraine
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Levko Revutsky: Symphony No. 2

Levko Revutsky's Symphony No. 2 is recognized as the first national symphony inspired by Ukrainian culture. In 2020, Revutsky's first edition was rediscovered after being lost for almost a century. Hear that first edition of Levko Revutsky’s Symphony No. 2 on this edition of Performance Today.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

John Williams: 1941: March
Dallas Wind Symphony | Jerry Junkin, conductor
Album: John Williams at the Movies
Reference Recordings142

Richard Boukas: A Dozen Choro Tributes: Nos. 8-10
Dialogos Duo
New York City Classical Guitar Society, Tenri Institute, New York, NY

Jean Sibelius: Suite from 'King Christian II,' Op. 27
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Nicholas Collon, conductor
Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, Finland

Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Dallas Winds Brass and Percussion Ensemble | Jerry Junkin, conductor
Meyerson Symphony Hall, Dallas, TX

Hour 2

Michael Glenn Williams: For the Young Artist, Volume 2: Procession for the Fallen Heroes
Sean Chen, piano
Album: For the Young Artist: Sean Chen Plays the Works of Michael Glenn Williams
Navona Records 5942

Valerie Coleman: Tzigane for woodwind quintet
Elizabeth Mann, flute | Elizabeth Koch, oboe | Anton Rist, clarinet | Michael Kroth, bassoon | Michael Thornton, horn
Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Packard Hall, Colorado Springs, CO

Claude Debussy: Images, Book II
Sean Chen, piano
Strings Music Festival, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO

Levko Revutsky: Symphony No. 2 in E, Op. 12: Movements 2-3
Slovak Radio Symphony | Konstantin Ilievsky, conductor
Large Concert Studio, Slovak Radio, Bratislava, Slovakia

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