Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Live from Carnegie Hall with Vadim Gluzman

« previous episode | next episode »

Saturday, January 29, 2011

WQXR brings you a live broadcast of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra from Carnegie Hall on Saturday, January 29 at 8pm. Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman joins Orpheus for the first time in a performance of Prokofiev’s hauntingly beautiful Violin Concerto No. 2. Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki’s dark and romantic Serenade brings a distinctive Eastern-European flavor to the program, which also includes a Schumann overture and Brahms’ Serenade No. 2 in A major.

Program Details

Robert Schumann - Overture to Hermann and Dorothea, Op. 136

Sergei Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

Krzysztof Penderecki - Serenade

Johannes Brahms - Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16


Hear Vadim Gluzman play his 1690 Stradivari violin in a 2008 episode of Concerts from the Frick.


The WQXR e-newsletter. Show highlights, links to music news, on-demand concerts, events from The Greene Space and more.

Comments [1]

David Kramer

Penderecki wrote the music for the Polish Film "Katyn" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0879843/fullcredits#cast) and other films as well:


Jan. 29 2011 09:19 PM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.