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Meet Scandinavian composer Per Nørgård when we hear two of his works, 5/3 @ 8 pm

Scandinavian composer Per Nørgård
Lars Skaaning
Da Capo Records
Scandinavian composer Per Nørgård

One of the most famous living Scandinavian composers, Per Nørgård has been placed somewhere between the traditions of Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius, but with new and ground breaking unique styles that result in a front-facing symphonic blend of old and new.

5/3 Nørgård: Lysning, for strings Sibelius: Violin Concerto Bach: Sarabande, from Partita No. 2 Sibelius: Rakastava Nørgård: Symphony No. 8 (Christian Tetzlaff, v; Bergen PO; John Storgårds, cond)

5/10 Kurtág: quasi una fantasia… Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 (Leif Ove Andsnes, p; Berlin Radio SO; Petr Popelka, cond)

5/17 Schumann: Violin Concerto Bach: Largo, from Violin Sonata No. 3 Schubert: Symphony No. 9, Great (Alena Baeva, v; NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo; Marek Janowski, cond)

5/24 Dvořák: Carnival Overture Price: Symphony No. 1 (Philadelphia O; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, cond)