ARNOLD SCHOENBERG: Kaiser Waltz, Op. 437 Tara Helen O'Connor, flute Todd Palmer, clarinet Pedja Muzijevic, piano St. Lawrence String Quartet
Nuttall (& the SLSQ) Remarks: A Roadmap to the Grosse Fuge A movement so advanced, Geoff Nuttall says, that even Beethoven agreed to an alternative ending.
Grosse Fuge After their “guided tour,” the members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet offer a riveting performance of Beethoven’s final string quartet utterance.
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133 St. Lawrence String Quartet
Nuttall Remarks: Anton Arensky introduced You may not recognize the piece, but you’ve heard the music before, he says.
Arensky’s tribute to Tchaikovsky Violinist Daniel Phillips, violist Hsin-yun Huang, and cellists Christopher Costanza and Alisa Weilerstein, play the unusual and tuneful two-cello Quartet, Op. 35, written by Anton Arensky in tribute to his mentor, Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky.
ANTON ARENSKY: Two-Cello Quartet, Op. 35 Daniel Phillips, violin Hsin-Yun Huang, viola Christopher Costanza, cello Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Beethoven’s 8th from Spoleto From Sunday night’s concert by the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra at Gaillard Auditorium, Emmanuel Villaume conducts the orchestra in a performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F. The concert was Villaume’s last as Music Director for Opera & Orchestra at Spoleto.
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Emmanuel Villaume, conductor, Spoleto Music Festival USA Orchestra
The Marriage of Figaro: Completing the Circle As an encore, Emmanuel Villaume led the orchestra in the Overture to the Marriage of Figaro. Villaume’s very first performance at the Spoleto Festival, 20 years ago, was in the pit at the Dock Street Theatre, conducting Renée Fleming in a memorable production of the Mozart opera.
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro Emmanuel Villaume, conductor, SMF Orchestra
More Mozart, con Flauto From a CD called “Mozart in Love,” Paula Robison substitutes her flute for the voice in two of the beloved arias from “The Marriage of Figaro;” Two of the signature arias from Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” – The first, “Voi che sapete,” and “Non so piu cosa son.” She’s joined by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
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WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: "Voi che sapete" e "Non so piu cosa son" Paula Robinson, flute
Fields of Gold The Antioch Chamber Ensemble, in a performance at St. Philip’s Church in Charleston, offers a haunting arrangement and performance of the song “Fields of Gold” by Sting.
STING: Fields of Gold The Antioch Chamber Ensemble