Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts

Listen to Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts on Fridays at 8pm.

January 4, 2012

Rick Fulker (Photo Courtesy of Deutsche Welle)


CONDUCTOR: Kent Nagano

SOLOIST:    Kit Armstrong, piano
ORCHESTRA: Bavarian State Orchestra

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Symphony No. 7 in B Minor, D. 759, Unfinished

Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
3rd Mvt. from Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September
15, 2012

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 16, 2012


January 11, 2013


ENSEMBLE:  Borodin Quartet

Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49
String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in La Redoute, Bonn on September 24, 2012

Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
1st mvt from String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in the Beethoven House, Bonn on September 23, 2012


January 18, 2013



SOLOISTS:  Hande Küden, violin; Efe Baltacigil, cello; Hüseyin Sermet, piano
ORCHESTRA: Turkish National Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

Mehmet Erhan Tanman (1989-)
The Traffic for Orchestra

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Waltz Sequence No. 1 from Der Rosenkavalier

Béla Bartók ((1881-1945)
Dance Suite

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56 for Piano, Violin, Cello and Orchestra

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in the Beethoven Hall, Bonn on September 19, 2012


January 25, 2013


SOLOISTS:   Duo d’Accord

John Cage (1912-1992)
Three Dances for Two Prepared Pianos, No. 1
Three Dances for Two Prepared Pianos, No. 2
Three Dances for Two Prepared Pianos, No. 3

Bohuslav Martin? (1890-1959)
La Fantaisie for Two Pianos
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
La Valse, Choreographed Poem arranged for Two Pianos


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Sonata in D Major, K. 448

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, Symphonie classique, arr. for Two Pianos by Rikuya Terashima

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Petrushka Suite, Arranged for Two Pianos

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) at the Art Museum Bonn on September 15, 2012


February 1, 2013


CONDUCTOR: Peter van Heyghen

ENSEMBLES: Vox Luminis; Les Muffatti

Niccolo Jommelli (1714-1774)
Requiem in E-Flat Major
Misere in G Minor
Te Deum

ENSEMBLE: Stile Antico

Thomas Causton (c1520-1569)
It Was a Thing

Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Nolo mortem

Thomas Tallis (c1505-1585)
Purge Me

John Sheppard (c1515-1558
The Lord’s Prayer

William Byrd (c1540-1623)
Credo from the Mass, Exsurge Domine

Robert Ramsey (-1644)
How Are the Mighty Fallen

Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
When David Heard

Thomas Campion (1567-1650)
Never Weather-beaten Sail

Giovanni Croce (c1557-1609)
From Profound

John Amner (1579-1641)
A Stranger Here

Recorded by Southwestern German Radio, Stuttgart (SWR) at the Church of Our Lady in Bad Cannstatt on September 11, 2012


February 8, 2013


CONDUCTOR: Ivan Fischer

SOLOIST:  Igor Levit, piano
ORCHESTRA: Budapest Festival Orchestra

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Mephisto Waltz No. 1, Dance in the Village Inn

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Des pas sur la neige (Steps in the Snow)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73

Recorded by Radio Bavaria (BR) in the Regent’s Hall, Bad Kissingen, on July 13, 2012

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra (Philips 446-713-2)


February 15, 2013


CONDUCTOR: Mikhail Pletnev

CHORUS:  Moscow Symphony Choir
ORCHESTRA: Russian National Orchestra

Nikolai Tcherepnin (1873-1945)
The Descent of the Virgin Mary to Hell

Nikolai Golovanov (1891-1953)
Hymns for Lent, Holy Week and Easter, Op. 37
Christmas Hymns and Liturgy, Op. 36
Suite, Joy of All Who Sorrow, Op. 39

Recorded by Radio Orpheus, Moscow in the Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory on April 9, 2012


February 22, 2013


CONDUCTOR: Ivor Bolton

SOLOIST: Renaud Capucon, violin
ORCHESTRA: Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Divertimento in F Major, K. 247, First Lodron Serenade
Violin Concerto in D Major, K. 218
Rondo in B-Flat Major for Violin and Orchestra, K. 269

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Symphony in E-Flat Major, Hob. 1:103, Drumroll

Recorded by Deutsche Welle (DW) in the Mozarteum, Salzburg on August 19, 2012


March 1, 2013


CONDUCTOR: Paavo Järvi

SOLOIST: Khatia Buniatishvili, piano
ORCHESTRA: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

Peter Ruzicka (1948-)

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Liebestraum No. 3

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Titan

Recorded by Radio Hesse (HR) in the Spa House, Wiesbaden, on August 23, 2012


March 8, 2013


This program to be announced.

Theme:  The Ten Commandments, with music excerpts from ten concerts.

Recorded by West German Radio, Cologne (WDR) on November 8-11, 2012 in Herne


March 15, 2013


SOLOISTS: Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Kai Vogler, violin; Ulrich Eichenauer, viola; Danjulo Ishizaka, cello

ENSEMBLE: Le Musiche Quartett; the Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

Elliott Carter (1908-)
Scrivo in Vento

Edgard Varèse (1883-1965)
Density 21.5

Arnold Schonberg (1874-1951)
Trio for Strings, Op. 45

Antonín Dvo?ák (1841-1904)
String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96, American

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Quartet No. 12 in C Minor, D. 703

Burt Bacharach (1928-)
South American Getaway

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Adiós Nonino
Fuga y misterio

Rentaro Taki (1879-1903)
Kojo no tsuki

Recorded by Deutschlandradio Kultur, Berlin (DLR) in the Philharmonie, Berlin on September 16, 2012


March 22, 2013


ENSEMBLE:   Calidore String Orchestra

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
1st & 2nd mvts. from String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13

Recorded by Radio Bavaria (BR) in the Prince Regent Theater, Munich on September 19.2012

SOLOIST:   Annelien Van Wauwe, clarinet
ORCHESTRA: Munich Chamber Orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622

Recorded by Radio Bavaria (BR) in the Prince Regent Theater, Munich on September 20, 2012

CONDUCTOR: Graeme Jenkins
SOLOIST: Stojan Krkuleski, clarinet
ORCHESTRA: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)
Clarinet Concerto, Op. 57

ENSEMBLE: Armida Quartet

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1, Hob II:75

CONDUCTOR: Graeme Jenkins
SOLOIST: Olena Tokar, soprano
ORCHESTRA: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Antonín Dvo?ák (1841-1904)
Silver Moon from Rusalka

Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
O Dieu! Que de bijoux – Ah, je ris de me voir from Faust

CONDUCTOR: Graeme Jenkins
SOLOIST: Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
ORCHESTRA: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Gro?er Herr und starker König (Great Lord and Mighty King) from the Christmas Oratorio

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
The Trumpet Shall Sound from The Messiah

Recorded by Radio Bavaria (BR) in the Hercules Hall, Munich on September 21, 2012