Tune in Thursday at 8 pm as David Dubal dedicates a full episode to the renowned pianist, Martha Argerich, who just celebrated her 75th birthday and was named a Kennedy Center honoree. This year also saw the release of a box set of her complete recordings for Deutsche Grammophon. With the exception of the finale of the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto, all of today's selections come from the box set.
Program Playlist (all works performed by Argerich):
Brahms: Rhapsody No. 2 in G minor
Chopin: Mazurka No. 1 in A minor
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G M ajor, 3rd Mvmt.
Bach: Sinfonia from Partita No. 2 in C Minor
Bartók: Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra, 2nd Mvmt.
Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A-flat Major
Schumann: Sonata in G minor, 2nd Mvmt.
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Finale