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
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Andre Watts, piano

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73  Emperor

Broadcast Wednesday February 25 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551  Jupiter
Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1  (Joseph Kalichstein, piano)

Broadcast Wednesday February 18 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Peter Serkin, piano

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

Broadcast Wednesday February 11 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

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

Broadcast Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Handel: Harp Concerto in B-flat, Op. 4, No. 6  (Heidi Soons, harp; Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47  (Soovin Kim, violin; Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Broadcast Wednesday January 28 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D, K. 385  Haffner  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite  (Anthony Princiotti, conductor)
Gershwin: Lullaby  (Jaime Laredo, conductor)

Broadcast Wednesday January 21 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Albert Brouwer, flute
C.P.E. Bach: Flute Concerto in D mionr

Raymond Leppard, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin; Sharon Robinson, cello
Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102

Broadcast Wednesday January 14 at 8 p.m.
 

Celebrating the 93rd birthday of Robert De Cormier, founding director of the VSO Chorus:
Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Robert De Cormier, conductor
Jonita Lattimore, soprano; Susan Platts, alto; Richard Clement, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass

Faure: Requiem
Mozart: Requiem (selections)

Broadcast Wednesday January 7 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34

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

Broadcast Wednesday December 31 at 8 p.m.
 

From December, 1992:
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, highlights of Parts 1 and 2

Broadcast Wednesday December 24 at 8 p.m.

From the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's opening concert of its 80th anniversary season in October, 2014:
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Jorge Martin: Fiesta Fanfare (world premiere)
Faure: Pavane
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

From the VSO's 2010 Made in Vermont Music Festival:
Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise (Shelagh Abate, French horn)

Broadcast Wednesday December17 at 8 p.m.
 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551  Jupiter
Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1  (Joseph Kalichstein, piano)

Broadcast Wednesday December 10 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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

Broadcast Wednesday December 3 at 8 p.m.

From the 2011 Made in Vermont Music Festival Tour:
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Sibelius: Valse triste
Honegger: Pastorale d'ete

From the October 2012 Masterworks Series at the Flynn Center:
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio:
Joseph Kalichstein, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin and conductor; Sharon Robinson, cello
Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C, Op. 56

Broadcast Wednesday November 26 at 8 p.m.
 

 

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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

Broadcast Wednesday November 19 at 8 p.m.

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra

From 2003, Raymond Leppard, conductor
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

From 2012, Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D, Op. 60

Broadcast Wednesday November 12 at 8 p.m.

From September's Made in Vermont Music Festival, recorded at Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph:
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Princiotti, conductor

Holst: Jig, from St. Paul's Suite
Dittersdorf: Sinfonia Concertante for Viola and Double Bass  (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

Broadcast Wednesday November 5 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Schubert (arr. Andy Stein): String Quartet No. 14 in D minor Death and the Maiden

Broadcast Wednesday October 29 at 8 p.m.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor

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

Broadcast Wednesday October 22 at 8 p.m.

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