Classical Music Playlist, June 15, 2022

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) in 1866

The Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg was born on this date in 1843. Only 25 years later he composed his Piano Concerto in A minor and it was an instant triumphant success when premiered in 1869 with international performances soon after. Say “Happy Birthday” to Edvard Grieg with his unique piano concerto, our noon masterpiece today at 2:00 p.m.

6:00 am

Charles Avison

Concerto No. 2 in E minor Opus 3/2

Avison Together; Pavlo Beznosiuk, conductor


Wolfgang AmadeusMozart

Sinfonia Concertante for winds and orchestra in Eb major K 297b (FROM THE RUSSELL KLETZING COLLECTION)

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor Neil Black, oboe; Jack Brymer, clarinet; Alan Civil, horn; Michael Chapman, bassoon

6:40 a.m.

Emilio Pujol

spanish tango

Julian Bream, guitar

6:45 am

George Friederich Handel

Saul: Sinfonia HWV 53

The English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, conductor Trevor Pinnock, organ


Michael Torque


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Yoël Levi, conductor

7:14 a.m.

Joseph White

Violin Concerto in F# minor

Encore Chamber Orchestra; Daniel Hege, conductor Rachel Barton Pine, violin


Tielmann Susato

German (1-3, 5-8)

New husband from London; Philippe Pickett, conductor


Edvard Grieg

Lyrical Pieces: The March of the Trolls Opus 54/3

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano


Enrique Granados

Danzas espanolas n° 4 “Villanesca” Opus 37/4

Angel Romero, guitar; Celedonio Romero, guitar


Francois Schubert

Rosamunde Overture Opus 26 D 797 (The Magic Harp)

classic London players; Roger Norrington, conductor


Zoltan Kodaly

Harry Janos Suite

Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Georg Solti, conductor

8:35 am

Percy Grainger

Wamphray Boys’ March

Dallas Wind Symphony; Jerry Junkin, conductor


Amy Beach

Invocation in D major Opus 55

Tasmin Little, violin; John Lenehan, piano


Arcangelo Corelli

Concerto Grosso No. 9 in F major Opus 6

Tafelmusik; Jeanne Lamon, conductor


Edvard Grieg

Symphonic Dances Opus 64

Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor

9:31 a.m.

Johann Friedrich Fasch

Sinfonia for strings in A major FWV M: A2

Friends of Philip; Ludger Remy, conductor

9:41 a.m.

Federico Moreno Torroba


David Russell, guitar

9:45 a.m.

Ethel Smith

Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra: II. Elegy. Adagio, “In Memoriam”

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra; Odaline de la Martinez, conductor Sophie Langdon, violin; Richard Watkins, horn


Francois Liszt

Liebestraume: Nocturne No. 3 in A major S 541

Antonin Kubalek, piano

10:00 a.m.

George Philippe Telemann

Concerto for three violins in F major

Musica Antiqua Cologne; Reinhardt Goebel, conductor Members of…

10:14 a.m.

Bernard Crusell

Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in Bb major Opus 11

Cologne Academy; Michael Alexander Willens, conductor Eric Hoeprich, clarinet

10:40 a.m.

Astor Piazzola

La Muerte del Angel (Death of the Angel)

Franz Halasz, guitar

10:44 am

Bedritch Smetana

My Vlast: The Moldau (Vltava)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi, conductor


Hans Zimmer

Oogways Heritage

Studio Orchestra Lang Lang, piano

11:01 a.m.

Antonio Vivaldi

Violin concerto, op. 4, No. 4 in A minor Opus 4 RV 357

The English Concert; Trevor Pinnock, conductor Simon Standage, violin


benjamin britten

Gloriana: courtly dances

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; André Previn, conductor

11:21 a.m.

Michael Nyman

If (from the Diary of Anne Frank)

BBC Concert Orchestra; Jessica Cottis, conductor Jess Gillam, soprano saxophone


Edvard Grieg

String Quartet No. 1 in G minor Opus 27

Guarneri Quartet

12:00 p.m.

George Friederich Handel

Concerto Grosso No. 11 in A major Opus 6/11 HWV 329

Baroque Boston; Martin Pearlman, conductor

12:18 p.m.

Antonin Dvorak

Slavic Dance No. 5 in A major Opus 46

Cleveland Orchestra; Christoph Von Dohnanyi, conductor

12:23 p.m.

Francois-Joseph Haydn

Symphony No. 96 “Miracle” in D major

Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra; Adam Fischer, conductor


John Williams

The Adventures of Tintin: The Duel

the Los Angeles Recording Arts Orchestra; John Williams, conductor

12:51 p.m.

Erich Korngold

Old-fashioned dance (Tanzchen im alten Stil)

Helsinki Philharmonic; John Storgards, conductor

1:00 p.m.

Gustav Holst

The planets: Uranus, the magician Opus 32

Philharmonic Orchestra; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

1:06 p.m.

Ernst von Dohnanyi

Serenade in C major Opus 10

Joseph Silverstein, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Gary Hoffman, cello

1:27 p.m.

William Grant Again

Folk Suite No. 2

Sierra Winds

1:36 p.m.

Pall Isolfsson

Opening of the Festival

Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Petri Sakari, conductor

1:50 p.m.

Johann Strauss, Jr.

Blue Danube Waltz Opus 314

Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Fritz Reiner, conductor