Poster Strings for Peace
Sharon Isbin's latest release, 'Strings for Peace,' is a foray into Indian Classical music.
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Strings for Peace

Sharon Isbin is a master of Western classical music. Amjad Ali Khan is a master of Indian classical music. Together, they're building musical and cultural bridges. Join us at a concert in Aspen for a highlight from Sharon Isbin's and Amjad Ali Khan's Strings for Peace project.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Anna Clyne: Dance: In the middle of the fighting
Inbal Segev, cello | London Philharmonic Orchestra | Marin Alsop, conductor
Album: Clyne: Dance - Elgar: Cello Concerto
Avie 2419

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68: Movement 4
National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic | Marin Alsop, conductor
National Orchestral Institute + Festival, Elsie and Marvin Dekelboum Concert Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Fritz Kreisler: Three Pieces for Piano Trio
Alexi Kenney, violin | Jonathan Swensen, cello | Andrius Zlabys, piano
ChamberFest Cleveland, Cultural Arts Center at Disciples Church, Cleveland Heights, OH

Amjad Ali Khan, arr. Kyle Paul: Romancing Earth (Raag Pilu)
Strings for Peace:
     Sharon Isbin, guitar
     Amjad Ali Khan, sarod
     Amaan Ali Bangash, sarod
     Ayaan Ali Bangash, sarod
     Amit Kavthekar, tabla
Aspen Music Festival, Harris Hall, Aspen, CO

Hour 2

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: African Suite: Movement 3: A Valse
Chineke! Orchestra | Kevin John Edusei, conductor
Album: Coleridge-Taylor
Chineke! Records

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade for Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 33
Sewanee Summer Music Festival Orchestra | Kalena Bovell, conductor
The University of the South, All Saints’ Chapel, Sewanee, TN

Jean-Baptiste Loeillet: Suite in E
Celil Refik Kaya, guitar
Round Top Music Festival, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX

Dmitri Shostakovich: Concerto No. 1 in C minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 35
Natasha Paremski, piano | Ansel Norris, trumpet | Lakes Area Music Festival Orchestra | Christian Reif, conductor
Lakes Area Music Festival, Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts, Brainerd, MN

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