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The Swiss Orchestra

The Swiss Orchestra and conductor Lena-Lisa WustendorferCourtesy of the Swiss Orchestra

Performance Today - January 20, 2023


January 20, 2023

They're called the Swiss Orchestra. They've been around since 2018, and they aim to bring back forgotten Swiss music. Join us for highlights from a concert they gave in the heart of the Swiss Alps on this edition of Performance Today.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Ludwig van Beethoven: The Ruins of Athens Overture
The Hanover Band | Roy Goodman, conductor
Album: Beethoven: Overtures
Nimbus 5130

Jimmy Lopez Bellido: Fiesta! Four Pop Dances for Orchestra: Movement 4 Techno
Lakes Area Music Festival Orchestra | Christian Reif, conductor
Lakes Area Music Festival, Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd, MN

Fransisco Tarrega: Variaciones sobre el Carnaval de Venecia de Paganini
Rafael Aguirre, guitar
Concentus Moraviae, Rajec-Jestrebi Chateau, Rajec-Jestrebi, Czech Republic

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 1 No. 1
Tai Murray, violin | Mark Kosower, cello | Stewart Goodyear, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Society, The Center for Chamber Music, Seattle, WA

Hour 2

Johann Sebastian Bach: Triple Concerto in A minor, BWV 1044: Adagio
Alison Mitchell, flute | Angela Hewitt, piano | Richard Tognetti, violin | Australian Chamber Orchestra | Richard Tognetti, conductor
Album: Bach: The Keyboard Concertos, Vol. 1
Hyperion 67307

Anton Reicha: Quintet in D major for Winds, Op. 91 No. 3
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute | Stephen Taylor, oboe | Sebastian Manz, clarinet | Peter Kolkay, bassoon | Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center & Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA

Paul Juon: Five Pieces for String Orchestra, Op. 16: Movements 4-5
Swiss Orchestra | Lena-Lisa Wustendorfer, conductor
12 Concerts from Switzerland, Andermatt Concert Hall, Andermatt, Switzerland

Johann Sebastian Bach: Italian Concerto in F major BWN 951
Angela Hewitt, piano
Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA