Music from Marlboro

Monday, June 06, 2011

Marlboro Festival sign (Pete Checchia)

Now in its 60th year, the Marlboro Music School and Festival has nurtured some of the leading names in chamber music on the campus of Marlboro College in Vermont. On Mondays at 9 pm, WQXR brings you a sampling of the best performances from the festival, past and present. 

Monday, June 6

Johannes Brahms - Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
Richard Goode, piano
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Benjamin Beilman, violin
Samuel Rhodes, viola
Amir Eldan, cello

Monday, June 13

Beethoven - Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 91 "Archduke" (recorded live in concert July 23, 2006)
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Soovin Kim, violin
David Soyer, cello

Monday, June 20

Copland - Appalachian Spring (small ensemble version) (Recorded live July 15, 2006)

Valerie Tessa Chermiset, flute
Charles Neidich, clarinet
William Winstead, bassoon
Anna Polonsky, piano
Yonah Zur, violin
Lily Francis, violin
Julianne Lee, violin
Sarah Kapustin, violin
Rachel Ku, viola
Mark Holloway, viola
Earl Lee, cello
Wei Yu, cello
Nathan Farrington, double bass

Monday, June 27

Schubert - Fantasie for Piano Four Hands in F Minor, D. 940
Anna Polonsky, piano
Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Monday, July 11

Schubert - Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114, D. 667 "Trout"
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Viviane Hagner, violin
Julianne Lee, viola
Peter Stumpf, cello
Nathan Farrington, double bass

Monday, July 18

Brahms - Horn Trio in E flat Major, Op. 40
Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
David Bowlin, violin
Richard Goode, piano

(Recorded live 08/13/05)

Monday, August 8

Hilary Hahn leads Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 1

Monday, August 15

Soprano Hyunah Yu sings Franz Schubert’s The Shepherd on the Rock with pianist Mitsuko Uchida and clarinetist Romie de Guise Langlois

Monday, August 22

Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Trio in G Major, Hob. XV: 25, "Gypsy Rondo"
Isidore Cohen, violin
Nina Maria Lee, cello
Jonathan Biss, piano


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