Chopiniana in the Carolinas

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A two-hundredth birthday party for Fryderyk Chopin, with performances of solo works by Haochen Zhang, Bruce Murray and Ellen Urbanek; Bella Davidovich solos in the second piano concerto, conducted by her son, Dmitry Sitkovetsky and the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra; plus a trio from Charlotte, a cello sonata from Spoleto, and songs written by Chopin's dear friend Pauline Viardot-Garcia.

 

Listen to the entire program: Chopiniana in the Carolinas



Billboard and Introduction to Chopin's Bolero - Jennifer Foster



Fryderyk Chopin: Bolero
Emily Jarrell Urbanek, piano



Introduction to Pauline Viardot-Garcia songs - Jennifer Foster, Christina Pier



Pauline Viardot-Garcia: Villanelle
Christina Pier, soprano
Emily Jarrell Urbanek, piano



Pauline Viardot-Garcia: Les Filles de Cadix
Christina Pier, soprano
Emily Jarrell Urbanek, piano



Introduction to Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 - Jennifer Foster



Fryderyk Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in E minor
Bella Davidovich, piano
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, Dmitry Sitkovetsky



Introduction to Chopin Nocturne in B Major - Jennifer Foster, Bruce Murray



Fryderyk Chopin: Nocturne in B Major, Op. 62, No. 1
Bruce Murray, piano



Introduction to Chopin's Piano Trio - Jennifer Foster



Fryderyk Chopin: Trio, Op. 8, ii: Adagio Sostenuto
Adda Kridler, violin
Brian Howard, cello
Emily Jarrell Urbanek, piano



Introduction to Pauline Viardot-Garcia's Madrid - Jennifer Foster



Pauline Viardot-Garcia: Madrid
Christina Pier, soprano
Emily Jarrell Urbanek, piano



Introduction to Ballade No. 4 - Jennifer Foster



Fredyryk Chopin: Ballade No. 4
Haochen Zhang, piano



Introduction to Cello Sonata - Jennifer Foster



Fryderyk Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65
Andres Diaz, cello
Wendy Chen, piano



End of the show - Jennifer Foster



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