March 2015 programs on the Deutsche Welle Festival

March 2015 programs on the Deutsche Welle Festival

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

The Borodin Quartet plays Beethoven, Shostakovich, and more this month as part of the Deutsche Welle Festival radio braodcasts.

Hear music from The Deutsche Welle Festival in Germany. This month's highlights include performances from the Munich Philharmonic, The Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic, and the Borodin Quartet. 

3/4      A exciting concert including  Gubaidulina/Kremer: Reflections on B-A-C-H, Shostakovich/Zinmann:  Violin sonata, Shostakovich:  Piano Concerto No. 2, Gubaidulina:   So sei es (So Be It), and Shostakovich/Pushkarev: A Little Anti-Formalistic Paradise. Featured Musicians: Nurit Stark, violin; Alexander Suslin, double bass; Anna Vinnitskaya, piano; Cédric Pescia, piano; Taiko Saito, percussion; Alexei Mochalov, bass; Kremerata Baltica, violin; Gidon Kremer violin. and conductor.

3/11   The Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic, led by Kiistjan Järvi performs  Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain,  Grieg: Piano Concerto with Jan Lisiecki on piano, Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Gelgotas: Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean, and Kalniņš: Rock Symphony 

3/18   The Borodin Quartet plays Myaskovsky: String Quartet No. 13, Galynin: String Quartet No. 2, Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16, and Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 14 

3/25  Semyon Bychkov leads the Munich Philharmonic in performance of  Dvořák: Carnival Overture, and Symphony No. 9, New World, and R. Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 2