Sibelius

Airs Thursday, August 29, 2019, at 1 p.m. This concert, recorded in 2018, features the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas in a program of Sibelius, Gershwin, Copland, and a world premiere by Ted Hearne. Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet was the featured soloist.

Airs Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 1 p.m. This episode of Carnegie Hall Live features the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, performing quintessentially Italian works by Giuseppe Verdi and Ottorino Respighi. The program also includes Argentine pianist Martha Argerich leading Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto, a personal favorite of hers. This was Argerich's first Carnegie appearance in nearly a decade.

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
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Airs Monday, May 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. This season of the San Francisco Symphony radio broadcasts opens with Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra in three symphonies; Haydn's Symphony No. 69 in C major; the Symphony No. 3 in C major, Opus 52 by Sibelius; and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67. The concert concludes with an archival performance of Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements.

Airs Monday, November 26, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the Cleveland Orchestra present another concert from their 100th season with guest conductor Vinay Parameswaran leading the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra on Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3; the Symphony No. 1 by Sibelius; and Selections from Romeo and Juliet by Prokifiev.

Airs Monday, January 29, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra Franz Welser-Möst is joined by violinist Nikolaj Znaider for a performance of the Nielsen Violin Concerto and then the Maestro Welser-Möst will lead the orchestra in the work that Sibelius referred to as a "confession of the soul," the beautiful Symphony No. 2 by Sibelius.

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