Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts
Sundays @ 8PM

The German festival season presents a cross-section of the world's most exciting classical music artists and a mix of repertory from old favorites to new discoveries. Hosted by Rick Fulker, Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts is a weekly series of electrifying performances by top German orchestras like the NDR Symphony and the Bamberg Symphony, alternating with superb orchestras from abroad, including Poland's Sinfonia Varsovia, Russia's Ural Symphony to Great Britain's Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and London Symphony Orchestra. Rudolf Buchbinder, Julia Fischer and Boris Berezovsky are among the soloists.


Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, piano

Aribert Reimann:  Seven Fragments for orchestra, in memory of Robert Schumann
Robert Schumann:  Introduction and Allegro in D minor, Op. 134
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G Major, Op. 55


Christian Tetzlaff, violin;  Elisabeth Kufferath, violin;  Rachel Roberts, viola;  Tanja Tetzlaff, cello;  Artur Pizarro, piano;  Lars Vogt, piano

Sergei Rachmaninov:  Trio élégiaque No. 2 in D minor, Op. 8
Antonin Dvorak:  String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105
Sergei Rachmaninov:  Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 17


Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 6 in A minor


Singer Pur

Giovanni Palestrina:  Kyrie from Missa Te deum laudamus
Arvo Pärt:  Most Holy Mother of God
Josquin Desprez:  Inviolata, integra et casta es, Maria
Sting:  Fields of Gold, Fragile
Adrian Willaert:  Cantai, or piango –Tengan dunque ver me
Martin Smolka:  Alma Redemtoris Mater
Chick Corea:  Crystal Silence
Johannes Brahms:  Darthulas Grabgesang, Op. 42 No. 3

Waltraud Meier, soprano;  Joseph Breinl, piano

Richard Wagner:  Wesendonck Lieder
Gustav Mahler:  Five Lieder after texts by Friedrich Rückert
Johannes Brahms:  Von ewiger Liebe
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Unglückliche Liebe
Gustav Mahler:  Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt


Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor and pianist

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19
Igor Stravinsky:  Apollon musagète, ballet music for strings
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58


Mahler Chamber Orchestra
West German Radio Chorus
Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor and pianist

Benita Borbonus and Anke Lambertz, sopranos;  Claudia Nüsse, alto;  Kwon-Shik Lee and
Christian Dietz, tenors;  Arndt Schumacher, bass

Igor Stravinsky:  Concerto in E-flat "Dumbarton Oaks"
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Arnold Schoenberg:  Peace on Earth, Op. 13
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80


Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor and pianist

Igor Stravinsky:  Concerto in D for Strings
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73