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Performance Today - March 15, 2023


March 15, 2023

The Ekstasis Duo loves to play the "secret jewels," lesser-known works they feel deserve to be heard. Today we'll hear them play a work that was lost for nearly a century: Three Pieces by Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinksy.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Giuseppe Verdi: Waltz in F major
Edoardo Farina, piano | I Solisti Italiani
Album: Operisti
Denon 18070

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Verona Quartet
Lillian & Robert Utsey Chamber Music Series 36th Season, Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Piano Puzzler
Contestants: Beau Smith & Sylvia Pacheco calling from Attleboro, MA

Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata: Prelude to Act I
London Symphony Orchestra | Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Album: Ultimate Overtures
Erato 94809

Giacomo Puccini: Crisantemi
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra | JoAnn Falletta, conductor
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

Hour 2

Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6 in A Major Movement 2: Allegretto
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Album: Prokofiev: The Sonatas for Piano
Bridge 9298

Alexander Zemlinsky: Three Pieces for Cello and Piano
Ekstasis Duo
Strings Music Festival, Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO

Franz Schubert: Impromptus Op. 90, D 899: Movements 2 & 4
Daniela Liebman, piano
Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL

Sergei Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 1 in B minor, Op. 50
Quartetto di Cremona
Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Syracuse, NY