WRTI Spotlight
10:42 am
Wed May 2, 2007

HD CONCERTS

This week on WRTI-HD2 (and also on our Classical Stream) we begin a nightly series of concerts from some of the world's great orchestras.

HD Concerts

Weeknights, 8:00PM

(on HD-2 and classical stream)

MONDAY

THE ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA

Mariss Jansons, cond.

Netherlands Radio Choir & soloists

  • Zoltan Kodaly: Psalmus Hungaricus, Op. 13
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in d minor, Op. 125
  • Leos Janacek: Mladi (Youth)

TUESDAY

THE DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Itzhak Perlman, soloist and conductor

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E, BWV 1042
  • Jules Massenet: Thais:¬† Meditation
  • Giuseppe Verdi: La Forza Destino Overture
  • Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in e minor, Op. 95 From the New World

WEDNESDAY

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

Michael Tilson Thomas, cond.

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

  • Aaron Copland: Orchestral Variations
  • Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor, Op. 18
  • Claude Debussy: En blanc et noir (orch. Holloway)

THURSDAY

THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA

Franz Welser-Moest, cond.

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K. 453
  • Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 76
  • Johann Strauss, Jr:
    • Artists Life Waltz
    • Annen Polka
    • Die Fledermaus Overture

FRIDAY

THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC

(encore broadcast from Sunday afternoon)

Sir Colin Davis, cond.

Mitsuko Uchida, piano 

  • Franz Josef Haydn: Symphony No. 85 in B-flat
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 19 in F, K. 459