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SymphonyCast, October 2018: He Brings Me Peace

Oct 8, 2018

Credit https://www.britannica.com/biography/Nelson-Mandela

This October, SymphonyCast performs the South African folk song, "Usilethela uxolo," which translates as "he gives me peace." This festive song honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela will air on 10/12.

10/5      Cooley: World Premiere Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathetique (Truls Mork, c; Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langree, cond)

10/12    Sibelius: En Saga Ndodana-Breen: Harmonia Ubuntu Bernstein: Overture to Candide Beethoven: Final movement, Symphony No. 9, Choral Traditional: Akhala Amaqhude Amabili Matyila: Bawo Thixo omandla Moerane: Ruri Mavi: Usilethela uxolo (Nelson Mandela) (Goitsemang Lehobye, s; Minette Du Toit-Pearce, ms; Siyabonga Maqungo, t; Njabulo Madlala, bs-bar; Minnesota Chorale; Gauteng Choristers; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, cond)

10/19    Schumann: Piano Concerto, Symphony No. 2 (Mitsuko Uchida, p; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, cond)

10/26    Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish (Augustin Hadelich, v; Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, cond)