Presented every two years and based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival is internationally recognized as North America’s finest piano music festival. This 13-part radio series focuses on classical music at the 2014 Gilmore Festival, featuring artists such as Daniil Trifonov, Gilbert Kalish, Kirill Gerstein, as well as rising stars.
December 1 - Performers: Gilmore Festival Chamber Orchestra; Lori Sims, Gilbert Kalish, pianos
MOZART: Concerto No. 10 for Two Pianos and Orchestra, K. 265
Performer: Llŷr Williams, p.
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata, Op. 14, No. 2
Performer: Stephanie Trick, piano
TRICK: Blues for Alfie
Civic Orchestra of Chicago is a pre-professional training orchestra of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra founded in 1919 by Frederick Stock, then music director of the CSO. A signature initiative of the CSO’s Institute for Learning, Access and Training, the Civic Orchestra provides promising career-bound musicians a unique access to the musical resources of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and hands-on training experiences with the musicians of the CSO and some of today’s most sought-after conductors including CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti.
These programs are subject to change.
December 1 - CONDUCTOR: Mei-Ann Chang SOLOIST: Emanuel Ax, piano
CHANG: Evolution of the Piano Concerto
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