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Music by a Grammy-winning composer on the Pittsburgh Symphony for April 2021

Grammy award-winning composer Richard Danielpour

Composer Richard Danielpour, recently won a Grammy for Best Choral Performance for his The Passion of Yeshuah, with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus under JoAnn Falletta.  We'll hear more of his music on the April 13th broadcast.

4/6       Smetena: The Moldau Dvorak: Piano Concerto Mozart: Symphony No. 38, Prague Dvorak: Carnival Overture (Franceso Piemontesi, p; Juraj Valcuha, cond)

4/13      Haydn: Symphony No. 22, The Philosopher Danielpour: Darkness in the Ancient Valley Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (Hila Plitman, s; Christoph Konig, cond)

4/20      Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, Classical Macmillan: Veni, Veni Emmanuel Tchaikovsky: Suite from Sleeping Beauty (Colin Currie, per; Manfred Honeck, cond)

4/27      Galbraith: Euphonic Blues Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 Wagner: Orchestral Highlights from Der Ring des Nibelungen (Stephen Hough, p; Donald Runnicles, cond)