VSO On VPR Classical

Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Currently celebrating its 80th season, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra is one of the cultural hallmarks of Vermont. VPR is proud to bring you our new weekly series, the VSO on VPR Classical: The Vermont Symphony Orchestra in Concert. Host Walter Parker brings you music from the current season and archive recordings from the Orchestra's Masterworks Concert Series, Summer Festival, Made in Vermont Festival, and Holiday concerts.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring  (Sarah Hicks, conductor)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 Eroica  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Listen Wednesday August 16 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

Jaime Laredo, conductor
Jonathan Biss, piano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

Listen Wednesday August 9 at 8 p.m.

Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Bella Hristova, violin

Dvorak: Romance for Violin, Op. 11
Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68

Listen Wednesday August 2 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Princiotti, conductor

Dvorak: Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 48

Listen Wednesday July 26 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Princiotti, conductor

Mozart: Divertimento in D, K. 251
Bizet: Symphony in C
Borodin (arr. Princiotti): Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2

Listen Wednesday July 19 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F, Op. 93
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90 Italian

Listen Wednesday July 12 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Kodaly: Dances of Galanta  (Kate Tamarkin, conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 Little Russian  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio Overture  (Sarah Hicks, conductor)

Listen Wednesday July 5 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

Sibelius: Valse triste
Honegger: Pastorale d'ete
Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C, Op. 56

Listen Wednesday June 28 at 8 p.m.
 

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Handel: Harp Concerto in B-flat  (Heidi Soons, harp; Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Sibelius: Violin Concerto  (Soovin Kim, violin; Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Listen Wednesday June 21 at 8 p.m.
 

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

Mozart: Impresario Overture
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy

Listen Wednesday June 14 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Princiotti, conductor

Holst: Jig from St. Paul's Suite
Dittersdorf: Sinfonia Concertante  (Russell Wilson, viola; Luke baker, double bass)
Beth Wiemann: Before the Snow  (world premiere of VSO commission)
Haydn: Symphony No. 85 in B-flat La Reine (The Queen)

Listen Wednesday June 7 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Egmont Overture  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Weber: Oberon Overture  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Elgar: Enigma Variations  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Listen Wednesday May 31 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)

Listen Wednesday May 24 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Haydn: Symphony No. 68 in B-flat  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Prokofiev: selections from the ballet Romeo and Juliet  (Sarah Hicks, conductor)

Listen Wednesday May 17 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Princiotti, conductor
VSO Chorus, prepared by Jose Daniel Flores-Caraballo; Brenna Wells, soprano; Stefan Reed, tenor; David McFerrin, bass

Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G, D. 167
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88

Listen Wednesday May 10 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture  (Raymond Leppard, conductor)
Berlioz: Harold in Italy  (Jaime Laredo, conductor; Michael Tree, viola)

Listen Wednesday May 3 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Orion Weiss, piano; Jennifer Montone, horn

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
R. Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat

Listen Wednesday April 26 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture  (Raymond Leppard, conductor)
Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D, Op. 60  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)

Listen Wednesday April 19 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Schubert: Death and the Maiden Quartet, arranged for full symphony orchestra by Andy Stein.

Listen Wednesday April 12 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor Unfinished
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 97 Rhenish

Listen Wednesday April 5 at 8 p.m.

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