What’s Streaming: Classical (Week of October 12 –18)

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For a reminder of what’s streaming this week (October 5–11), click here. In addition, don’t miss Michael Tilson Thomas in Carnegie Hall’s season-opening Virtual Gala Celebration tonight (Wednesday, October 7) at 7:30 p.m. ET.


Friday, October 16
Jennifer Koh featured with BBC Symphony Orchestra
on new album of works by Anna Clyne

Hear Jennifer Koh and the BBC Symphony Orchestra perform Anna Clyne’s concerto The Seamstress on a new album of the composer’s works released by AVIE Records. The concerto was originally given its world premiere by Ms. Koh and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2012. The performance on this recording was conducted by Sakari Oramo in 2016 at Barbican Hall.
WHERE TO LISTEN: Apple Music, iTunes, and more TBA

Sunday, October 18 at 4:00 p.m. ET
The Gilmore presents “Rising Star” Chaeyoung Park

The Gilmore’s Rising Stars series continues with a recital by Chaeyoung Park, who performs Brahms’s Sonata No. 3, Debussy’s Pour le piano, Unsuk Chin’s Etude No. 5 (“Toccata”), and selections from Ligeti’s Musica Ricercata, the latter of which she performed on WQXR last year (listen here) in advance of her debut at Carnegie’s Weill Hall.

Minnesota Orchestra at Home

Recently featured on Minnesota Orchestra at Home:
Music Director Osmo Vänskä conducting Jessie Montgomery’s
Strum in the Minnesota Orchestra’s season premiere broadcast and livestream concert on Friday, October 2.
Learn more about the Orchestra’s virtual fall season
Minnesota Orchestra at Home shares video, audio and educational materials through the categories of Watch, Listen and Learn, including videos from the Orchestra’s archives and newly-created “mini-concerts” directly from the homes of Orchestra musicians. Stay tuned to the Minnesota Orchestra web site and social media channels for a steady stream of new content.
WHERE TO WATCH / LISTEN: MinnesotaOrchestra.org/AtHome and Minnesota Orchestra’s Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter

#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

James Conlon discusses Verdi’s Il Trovatore via LAO at Home

LA Opera Music Director James Conlon explores Verdi’s Il Trovatore, helping to contextualize the work in its time and ours. This discussion was recorded on Saturday, September 19 as a part of LA Opera Connects’ professional development series for teachers: Opera for Educators.
WHERE TO LISTEN: LA Opera’s SoundCloud

Grand Finale: “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees

Today—two days before Tulsa Opera’s season-opening, semi-staged ‘baseball Rigoletto’ live at ONEOK Field baseball stadium—the company concluded its Staying Alive online series with a grand finale featuring all the artists who helped keep the music going since March. They joined together in a performance of the Bee Gees’ 1977 hit “Stayin’ Alive.”
WHERE TO WATCH: TulsaOpera.com/StayingAlive

Wu Man’s Reflections on Blue Lake with Kronos Quartet

On Thursday, October 1, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County presented the world premiere of Wu Man’s new composition Reflections on Blue Lake, arranged by and performed with Kronos Quartet. The visuals blend performance footage with the paintings of Wu Man’s father, Wu Guoting, specially animated for this video. For more Wu Man, join her in a Zoom Happy Hour on Tuesday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m. PT (free RSVP required).
WHERE TO WATCH: Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s Vimeo

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