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Conductor Ruth Reinhardt

Conductor Ruth ReinhardtPhoto: Jessica Schäfer

Performance Today - March 13, 2023


March 13, 2023

Ruth Reinhardt is a powerhouse among up-and-coming conductors. This season, she's making her first appearance with fifteen different orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the Nashville Symphony, and the Warsaw Philharmonic, to name a few. On today's show, Ruth Reinhardt leads the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic in a performance of Samuel Coleridge Taylor's Ballade for Orchestra.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Amy Beach: Le Prince Gracieux (The Gracious Prince)
Joanne Polk, piano
Album: Amy Beach, Vol. 2: Under the Stars
Arabesque 6704

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat, Op. 82: Movements 1-2
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra | Gemma New, conductor
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand

Jacques Ibert: Trois pieces breves
Dolce Suono Ensemble: Mimi Stillman, flute | Katherine Needleman, oboe | Doris Hall-Gulati, clarinet | William Short, bassoon | Jeffrey Lang, horn
Dolce Suono Ensemble Presents, Trinity Center for Urban Life, Philadelphia, PA

Giacomo Carissimi: Quasi aquila provocans ad volandum
James Reese, tenor | Tempesta di Mare | Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, Directors
Tempesta di Mare Philadelphia Concert Series, Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia PA

Hour 2

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1: Movement 3 Fuga
Nashville Symphony Orchestra | Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Album: Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1
Naxos 557470

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade for Orchestra in A minor, Op. 33
National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic | Ruth Reinhardt, conductor
National Orchestral Institute + Festival, Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Luigi Boccherini: Flute Quintet No. 2 in G Major, G. 438
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute | Alexi Kenney, violin | Teng Li, viola | Zlatomir Fung, cello | Sophie Shao, cello
Chamber Music Northwest, Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, Portland, OR

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
The Nashville Symphony | Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
The Nashville Symphony, The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN