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Starlings are little birds who come together in groups of thousands, dancing and darting in what appear to be artfully choreographed movements. On Friday's ( November 18, 2016 ) Performance Today, we'll hear music inspired by starlings; Derek Bermel's Murmurations.  


Program Includes
Hour 1

Andre Waignein

: Daydream

Washington Saxophone Quartet

Daydream: Washington Saxophone Quartet

Americus 20001014

Astor Piazzolla (arr. Jeff Scott)

: Contrabajissimo

Imani Winds

Beaches Fine Arts, Jacksonville, Florida, St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL

Astor Piazzolla

: Tango No. 2 "Cantengue"

Sphinx Virtuosi

St. Paul's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL

Bob Mintzer

: Saxophone Quartet No. 3

Washington Saxophone Quartet

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA

Ludwig van Beethoven

: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73, "Emperor": Movements 2-3

Garrick Ohlsson, piano; Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana; Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor

Theatre, LAC, Lugano, Switzerland

Hour 2

Joseph Haydn

: Scherzando No. 1 in F, Hob.II: 33: Menuet and Trio; Scherzando No. 2 in C, Hob.II: 34: Menuet and Trio

Emmanuel Pahud; Haydn Ensemble Berlin; Hansjorg Schellenberger, conductor

Emmanuel Pahud: Haydn Scherzandi

EMI 56577

Joseph Haydn

: Sonata for Piano in C minor, Hob. XVII:20

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Seattle Chamber Music Society, Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Derek Bermel

: Murmurations: 2. Gliding Over Algiers; 3. Swarming Rome

Cho-Liang Lin, concertmaster; River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, St. John the Divine, Houston TX

Mieczyslaw Weinberg

: Golden Key Suite No. 4, Op. 55d

Los Angeles Philharmonic; Mirga Grazynte-Tyla, conductor

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA