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Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz on SymphonyCast - June 2018

Jun 1, 2018

Credit The Listeners' Club

Rafał Blechacz performs Brahms on the June 22nd broadcast. Polish pianist Rafał Blechacz, who at age 20 swept all five top prizes at the 2005 International Chopin Competition in Warsaw, can now add another prestigious award to his collection. Blechacz was named the 2014 Gilmore Artist.

6/1         Dvorak: Romance Walton: Sonata Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (Maureen Nelson, v; Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra)

6/8       Brahms: Tragic Overture, Piano Concerto No. 2 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (Emanuel Ax, p; New York Philharmonic; Alan Gilbert, cond)

6/15      Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 Bach: Concerto for Two Violins Haydn: Sinfonia concertante in B-flat Schubert: Symphony No. 3 (Martin Chalifour, v; Nathan Cole, v; Ariana Ghez, ob; Whitney Crockett, bn; Robert deMaine, c; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Nicholas McGegan, cond)

6/22      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Stravinksky: Rite of Spring (Rafal Blechacz, p; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, cond)

6/29      Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin Muhly: Organ Concerto Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (James McVinnie, org; Los Angeles Philharmonic; James Conlon, cond)