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SymphonyCast for April 2021: Music inspired by Peru, Fridays at 8:00pm

Composer Gabriela Lena Frank
Composer Gabriela Lena Frank

Philadelphia Orchestra composer-in-residence Gabriela Lena Frank is seen playing her 115-year-old Steinway grand piano at her home in Boonville, Calif. This month we'll hear her composition Walkabout: Concerto for Orchestra which was inspired by her travels in the homeland of her mother - Perú, performed by the Oregon Symphony, Friday, April 16th @ 8pm.

4/2      Pre-empted by Bach's St. Matthew Passion special.

4/9       Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1, Symphony No. 1 (Yefim Bronfman, p; Los Angeles Philharmonic; Zubin Mehta, cond)

4/16      Gabriela Lena Frank: Walkabout Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Johannes Moser, c; Oregon Symphony; Carlos Kalmar, cond)

4/23      Crespo: Bruckner Etude Herbert: Elegy: In Memoriam—Stephen Lawrence Bach: Concerto for Oboe, Violin, and String Orchestra Dvorak: Serenade for Wind Instruments (Peter McGuire, v; John Snow, ob; Minnesota Orchestra; Osmo Vänskä, cond)

4/30      Mozart: Overture to the Impresario,Symphony No. 40 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Konrad Skolarski, p; Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, cond)