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Conductor Dalia Stasevska
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The inspiring Dalia Stasevska

Dalia Stasevska was born in Kyiv. Her career as a conductor is taking off, and she's also devoted to providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine...even driving supply trucks into the country herself! Dalia Stasevska: her music and her story on this edition of PT.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Igor Stravinsky: Apollon Musagete, K. 048 movement 3: Pas d'Action
James Ehnes, violin | BBC Philharmonic | Andrew Davis, conductor
Album: Stravinsky: Violin Concerto; Scherzo a la russe; Apollon Musagete; Orchestral Suites
Chandos 5340

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 18
Miro Quartet
Skaneateles Festival, First Presbyterian Church, Skaneateles, NY

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Pieces de clavessin, from Suite in A minor
Elliot Figg, harpsichord
Lakes Area Music Festival, Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd, MN

William Grant Still: Suite for Violin and Piano: Movement 2 Mother and Child
James Ehnes, violin | Andrew Armstrong, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Festival, SCMS Center for Chamber Music, Seattle, WA

Hour 2

Edgar Meyer: Concert Duo: Finale
Tessa Lark, violin | Edgar Meyer, double bass
Album: The Stradgrass Sessions
First Hand 100S2

Lili Boulanger: D'un matin de printemps
Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra | Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY

Agustin Barrios: La Catedral
Berta Rojas, guitar
92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York, NY

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K581
Anthony McGill, clarinet | Tessa Lark, violin | Jun Iwasaki, violin | Jonathan Vinocour, viola | Alisa Weilerstein, cello
La Jolla Music Society, The Baker-Baum Concert Hall at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, La Jolla, CA

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