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.

Glenn Ross

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Judith Ingolfsson, violin

Peter Hamlin: Green Mountain Variations
Brahms: Violin Concerto in D, Op. 77

Listen Wednesday March 22 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

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

Listen Wednesday March 15 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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

Listen Wednesday March 8 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

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

Listen Wednesday March 1 at 8 p.m.

Allison Cooke / Indiana University

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Andre Watts, piano

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Emperor

Listen Wednesday February 15 at 8 p.m.

Christian Steiner

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Albert Brouwer, flute
C.P.E. Bach: Flute Concerto in D minor

Raymond Leppard, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello
Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello

Listen Wednesday February 10 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Sibelius: Suite Mignonne
Jennifer Jolley: The Ferry Crossing  (world premier commission)
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Listen Wednesday February 1 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 January 25 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun  (Albert Brouwer, flute)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade  (Katherine Winterstein, violin)

Listen Wednesday January 18 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Bella Hristova, violin

Dvorak: Romance for Violin in F minor, Op. 11
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Listen Wednesday January 11 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Egmont Overture  (from Anthony Princiotti's last concert as VSO Principal Guest Conductor)
Weber: Oberon Overture, and
Elgar: Enigma Variations  (from this season's opening concert, led by Music Director Jaime Laredo)

Listen Wednesday January 4 at 8 p.m.

photo: Kathy Chapman

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Peter Serkin, piano

Delius: Irmelin Prelude
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83

Listen Wednesday December 28 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

This collaboration between the VSO and Blanche Moyse dates from 1992, when she was 83.
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Blanche Moyse, conductor
Blanche Moyse Chorale; Martha Elliot, soprano; Mary Westbrook-Geha, mezzo-soprano; Robert Breault, tenor; David Ripley, bass

Handel: Messiah (selections from Parts 1 and 2)

Listen Wednesday December 21 at 8 p.m.

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 December 14 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551  Jupiter
Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1

Listen Wednesday December 7 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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

Listen Wednesday November 30 at 8 p.m.
 

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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

Listen Wednesday November 23 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)

Listen Wednesday November 16 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 November 9 at 8 p.m.

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, violin and conductor

Pierre Jalbert: Autumn Rhapsody
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Listen Wednesday November 2 at 8 p.m.

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