Poster Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Jan Regan/Philadelphia Orchestra
Performance Today®

Music from a summer home

Performance Today - March 26, 2024

On today's show, we'll hear the Philadelphia Orchestra in concert at their summer home in Saratoga Springs, New York. Conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads a performance of the Prelude to Act One of Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Johannes Brahms, arr.: Joseph Joachim and Bion Tsang: Hungarian Dance No. 4
Anton Nel, piano | Bion Tsang, cello
Album: Bion Tsang and Anton Nel Live In Concert
Artek 51

Sergei Taneyev: String Trio in D
Benjamin Beilman, violin | Yura Lee, viola | Bion Tsang, cello
Seattle Chamber Music Society, The Center for Chamber Music, Seattle, WA

Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water
Kyle P. Walker, piano
Colour of Music Festival Virtual Concert Hall, Murray Center Salon, Charleston, SC

Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin
Philadelphia Orchestra | Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, NY

Hour 2

Enrique Soro: Fantastic Dance
Norwegian Radio Orchestra | Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Album: Inca Trail Connections
Naxos 574266

Leos Janacek: String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata"
Bob Anemone, violin | Rachel Ostler, violin | Madeline Sharp, viola | Brad Ritchie, cello
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Pre-Concert Chamber Music Series, Symphony Hall, Atlanta, GA

Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 Op. 39 in C-sharp minor
Yekwon Sunwoo, piano
Close Encounters with Music, Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA

Zoltan Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Grand Teton Festival Orchestra | Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY

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