Gnarly Buttons on SymphonyCast, March 2020
John Adams' piece Gnarly Buttons features solo clarinet and a chamber ensemble that includes a sampling keyboard loaded with cow samples. On 3/6 hear this chamber piece paired with Holst's The Planets played by the Minnesota Orchestra.
3/6 Roustom: Ramal Adams: Gnarly Buttons for Clarinet and Small Orchestra Holst: The Planets (Michael Collins, cl; Women of the Minnesota Chorale; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, cond)
3/13 Paterson: Dark Mountains Barber: Violin Concerto Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3 (Paul Huang, v; Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, cond)
3/20 Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Violin Concerto, The Firebird (Leonidas Kavakos, v; Houston Symphony; Andres Orozco-Estrada, cond)
3/27 Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish (Augustin Hadelich, v; Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, cond)