VSO On VPR Classical

Wednesday at 8 p.m.

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is one of the cultural hallmarks of Vermont. VPR is proud to bring you our 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  Series and Made in Vermont Festival.

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 October 10 at 8 p.m.

Christian Steiner

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

C.P.E. Bach: Flute Concerto in D minor  (Albert Brouwer, flute; Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102  (Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello; Raymond Leppard, conductor)

Listen Wednesday October 3 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Dvorak: The Noon Witch
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, Op. 100

Listen Wednesday September 26 at 8 p.m.

Kathy Chapman

Pianist Peter Serkin will open the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks season this Saturday, playing Bela Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 3.  In anticipation, we're listening to his performances with the VSO of the Piano Concertos of Brahms.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Delius: Prelude to Irmelin
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83 

Listen Wednesday September 19 at 8 p.m.

Kathy Chapman

Pianist Peter Serkin will open the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's new season on September 22, playing Bela Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 3.  This week and next we'll listen to his performances with the VSO of Brahms' 2 Piano Concertos.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Mozart: The Abduction from the Seraglio Overture  (Sarah Hicks, conductor)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Listen Wednesday September 12 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

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

Listen Wednesday September 5 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Listen Wednesday August 29 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Mozart: Serenata Notturna in D, K. 239
Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73

Listen Wednesday August 22 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 August 15 at 8 p.m.
 

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This week, the Marlboro Music Festival announced that pianist Jonathan Biss would become Co-Artistic Director (along with Mitsuko Uchida); so this week we'll encore his 2014 performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra.

Listen Wednesday August 8 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Op. 47  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Listen Wednesday August 1 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 July 25 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 Pathetique

Listen Wednesday July 18 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Holst: Ostinato from St. Paul's Suite  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Mahler: Symphony No. 1  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Listen Wednesday July 11 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

VPR Classical's Kari Anderson speaks with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's Executive Director Ben Cadwalleder about the VSO's Summer Festival Tour, which runs through July 8.

Listen Wednesday July 4 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 Unfinished
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 Rhenish

Listen Wednesday June 27 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 June 20 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Erik Nielsen: Fanfare in B-flat
Mozart: Symphony No. 31 in D, K. 297 Paris
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat, Op. 38 Spring

Listen Wednesday June 13 at 8 p.m.

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

Listen Wednesday June 6 at 8 p.m.

Glenn Moody Studios

Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Robert De Cormier, conductor
Jonita Lattimore, soprano; Susan Platts, alto; Richard Clement, tenor; Kevin Keas, bass

Faure: Requiem
Mozart: Requiem (selections)

Listen Wednesday May 30 at 8 p.m.

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