Poster Composer Valerie Coleman.
Composer Valerie Coleman.
Matthew Murphy
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Valerie Coleman: Requiem Milonga

Valerie Coleman wrote a piece for flute and piano just a few years ago, and flutists around the world are already playing it. Hear the Requiem Milonga by Valerie Coleman on this episode of Performance Today.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3 Op. 12 No. 3: Movement 3 Rondo
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin | Lambert Orkis, piano
Album: Beethoven: The Violin Sonatas
DG 457619

Felix Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusina, Op. 32, Overture
Romanian Radio National Orchestra | Nicolae Moldoveanu, conductor
Mihail Jora Concert Hall, Bucharest, Romania

Piano Puzzler
Contestant: Betty Oram calling from Brooklyn, NY

Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio in B-flat Major for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, Op. 11
Bethel Balge, piano | Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet | Silver Ainomae, cello
ProMusica Minnesota, Trinity Chapel, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN

Hour 2

Leonard Bernstein: Prologue from West Side Story
Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra | Donald Runnicles, conductor
Album: Season 57 Highlights - 2018 (Live)
Grand Teton Music Festival

Zoltan Kodaly: Summer Evening
Classical Tahoe Orchestra | Joel Revzen, conductor
Classical Tahoe, The Pavilion, Sierra Nevada University, Incline Village, NV

Valerie Coleman: Requiem Milonga
Alicia McQuerrey, flute | Henry Kramer, piano
Lakes Area Music Festival, Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd, MN

Richard Strauss: Don Juan
Grand Teton Festival Orchestra | Sir Donald Runnicles, conductor
Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY

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