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Center Stage from Wolf Trap 2015

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Center Stage from Wolf Trap showcases live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians. Recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap, just outside of Washington D. C. These 26 one-hour radio programs are presented by co-hosts Rich Kleinfeldt and Lee Anne Myslewski. Each show focuses on a single chamber artist or group.

Center Stage from Wolf Trap
is all about the wonder and joy of performing chamber music. Hosts Rich and Lee Anne pull the audience in to the world of chamber music, sharing backstage stories, and stories from the stage with the radio audience. We also hear from the artists. They might share why chamber music is a quintessential part of their life, or why the rigors of touring occasionally lead to difficult or embarrassing situations. Center Stage brings radio audiences closer to the lives of musicians and composers all over the world, and, by the way, also presents some really smokin' performances.

Program 1

Simone Dinnerstein

Johann Sebastian Bach
French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816

Schumann, Robert
Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15

Encore by harpist Emmanual Ceysson
Johann Sebastian Bach
French Suite No. 3
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Program 2

Canellakis-Brown Duo

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Piano and Cello in G minor, Op. 5, No. 2

Frédéric Chopin
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 65

Encore
Traditional Bulgarian (arr. Nick Canellakis)
Daichovo Horo

Moscow Chamber Orchestra Preview
Astor Piazzolla
Libertango
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Program 3

Moscow Chamber Orchestra

Sergei Prokofiev
Five Visions Fugitives, Op. 22

Dmitri Shostakovich
Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110A

Edvard Grieg
Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Ying Quartet Preview
Randall Thompson (arr. Ying Quartet)
Alleluia
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Program 4

Ying Quartet

Robert Schumann
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 41 No. 2

Johannes Brahms
Quartet in C minor, Op. 51 No. 1
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Program 5

East Coast Chamber Orchestra

Ludwig van Beethoven
Grosse fugue Opus 133

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Serenade for Strings in C Major, Opus 48 (1880)

Miró String Quartet Preview
Felix Mendelssohn
From String Quartet in D, Op. 44, No. 1
Andante espressivo ma con motto
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Program 6

Miró String Quartet

Charles Ives
String Quartet No. 1 “From the Salvation Army”

Antonin Dvo?ák
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, “American”

Encore by hornist David Jolley
Charles Ives
From Four Songs - Afterglow, Thoreau, At the River

Jamie Barton Preview
Charles Ives
The Things Our Fathers Loved
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Program 7

Jamie Barton
Kim Pensinger Witman

Johannes Brahms - Four Songs
Ständchen
Meine Liebe ist grün
Unbewegte laue Luft
Von ewiger Liebe

Charles Ives - Four Songs
The Things Our Fathers Loved
Grantchester
Memories - Second Part
The Housatonic at Stockbridge

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Three Songs
Spring Waters
I Wait for You
All Glory to God

Lee Hoiby
Bon Appétit
A musical monologue for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble
Performed with the District5 Wind Quintet
(Text by Julia Child, Adapted by Mark Shulgasser, Staged by Ned Canty for Opera Memphis)
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Program 8

Lara St. John
Martin Kennedy

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 12, No. 3

Béla Bartók
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in C Major,
Sz. 76, BB 85

Maurice Ravel
Tzigane

Gryphon Trio Preview
Astor Piazzolla
Autumn
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Program 9

Gryphon Trio

Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Trio in B-flat Major (“Archduke”)

Christos Hatzis
Old Photographs (2000)

Menahem Pressler/ASQ Preview
Johannes Brahms
From Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Andante, un poco adagio
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Program 10

Menahem Pressler
American String Quartet

Antonin Dvo?ák
Quintet in A Major for piano and strings, Op. 81

Encore by cellist Zuill Bailey
Johannes Brahms
In Summer Fields

Zuill Bailey and Awadagin Pratt Preview
Arvo Pärt
Spiegel im Spiegel
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Program 11

Zuill Bailey
Awadagin Pratt

Johannes Brahms
Sonata for Piano and Cello in e minor, Op. 38

Dmitri Shostakovich
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40

Cuarteto Latinoamericano Preview
Manuel M. Ponce
Estrellita and Gavota
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Program 12

Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Heitor Villa-Lobos
String Quartet No. 1 (1915)

Alberto Ginastera
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 26 (1957)

Astor Piazzolla
Four for Tango (1987)

Trio Cavatina Preview
Augusta Read Thomas
“...A Circle Around the Sun...”
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Program 13

Trio Cavatina

Clara Schumann
Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17 (1846)

Robert Schumann
Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 110
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Program 14

Montrose Trio

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Trio in A minor, Op. 50

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet Preview
Ferenc Farkas
Antich Danze ungheresi dal secolo XVII
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Program 15

Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Gunther Schuller
Suite for Wind Quintet

Paul Hindemith
Kleine Kammermusik Op. 24, No. 2

György Ligeti
Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet (1953)

Karl Pilss
Serenade

Alan Held Preview
Gustav Mahler
Der Tambourg’sell
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Program 16

Alan Held
Kim Pensinger Witman

Tommaso Giordani
Caro mio ben

Joseph Fétis
Pietà, Signore

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“Madamina!” from Don Giovanni

Jacques Ibert
Trois chansons de Don Quichotte

Richard Wagner
“Mein Vater!” from Parsifal

Carl Loewe
Tom der Reimer

Gustav Mahler
Der Tambourg’sell

Ned Rorem
From War Scenes

Aaron Copland
Old American Songs

Traditional (arr Celius Dougherty)
Shenandoah

Cantus Preview
Willis A. Diekema
Keep America Singing
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Program 17

Cantus

Joseph Brackett (arr. Caracciolo)
Simple Gifts

Perotin the Great 
Sederunt

Leoš Janá?ek
Ave Maria

Gustav Holst (arr. Aaron Humble)
I Vow To Thee, My Country

Mamia Khatelishvili
Khorumi

Medley (arr. Chris Foss)
Songs of War and Protest

Chain Gang Song (arr. Robert De Cormier)
Rainbow ‘Round My Shouder

Zoltan Kodaly
Esti Dal

Traditional Australian (arr. Stephen Leek)
Waltzing Matilda

Traditional Irish (arr. Jameson Marvin)
Danny Boy

Nurit Hirsh (arr. Elaine Broad-Ginsberg)
Oseh Shalom

Balinese Monkey Chant (arr. Stephen Hatfield)
Tjak!

A. R. Rahman (arr. Ethan Sperry)
Wedding Qawwali

Richard Rodgers
“You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel

Takács String Quartet Preview
Dmitri Shostakovich
Polka
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Program 18

Takács Quartet

Franz Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in C Major, Op. 74, No. 1 (1793)

Johannes Brahms
String Quartet in C minor (1873)

Steven Isserlis Preview
Franz Schubert
Nacht und Träume
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Program 19

Steven Isserlis
Kirill Gerstein

Ferruccio Busoni
Kultaselle, Variations on a Finnish Folksong

Franz Liszt
Romance Oubliée - Die Zelle im Nonnenwerth

Johannes Brahms
Cello Sonata in F major, Op. 99

America’s Dream Chamber Artists Preview
Zoltan Kodaly
From Duo for Violin and Cello, op. 7
- I. Allegro serioso, non troppo
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Program 20

America’s Dream Chamber Artists

Ludwig van Beethoven
Serenade in D, Op. 25, for Flute, Violin, Viola

Zoltan Kodaly
Duo for Violin and Cello, op. 7

CSO Brass Quintet Preview
Anthony DiLorenzo
Fire Dance
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Program 21

CSO Brass Quintet

Georges, Bizet (arr. Hans Zellner)
L’Arlesienne Suite

James Stephenson
Celestial Suite

Kerry Turner
The Casbah of Tetouan

Eric Ewazen
Frostfire

George Gershwin (arr. Jack Gale)
Porgy and Bess Suite
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Program 22

Rebel Baroque

George Frederic Handel
Sonata Op. 5, No. 7 in B-flat Major HWV 402 (1739)

Arcangelo Corelli
Sonata Op.3, No. 6 in G Major (1689)

Salamon Rossi
Sonata sopra l’aria…

Jean-Marie Leclair
Chaconne in D Major

Georg Philipp Telemann
Sonata Corellisante V in G minor, TWV 42, g 4

Domenico Gallo
Sonata II in B-flat Major (ca. 1750, attr. to Pergolesi)

Poulenc Trio Preview
André Previn
From Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano
- III. Jaunty
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Program 23

Poulenc Trio

Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11 (“Gassenhauer”)

Octavio Vazquez
Triptico (written for the Poulenc Trio)

Francis Poulenc
Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon

Paris Piano Trio Preview
Ernest Chausson
From Quartet in A Major, Op. 30
- III. Simple et sans haute
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Program 24

Paris Piano Trio

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Quartet in G minor, K. 478

Robert Schumann
Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47

Sybarite5 Preview
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
From Divertimento in B-flat, K. 137
- Allegro di molto
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Program 25

Sybarite5

Piotr Szewczyk
The Rebel

Dan Visconti
Black Bend

Radiohead (arr. Sybarite5)
No Surprises

Dave Brubeck (arr. Cohen/Sybarite5)
Blue Rondo à la Turk

Jessica Meyer
Getting Home

Astor Piazzolla (arr. Bragato/Sybarite5)
La Muerte del Angel

Radiohead (arr. Kim)
Weird Fishes

Komitas
Two Armenian Folk Songs

Shawn Conley
Yann’s Flight

Taraf De Haidouks (arr. Matt Van Brink)
Turceasca

Parker String Quartet Preview
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
From String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K. 590
- Menuetto: Allegretto
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Program 26

Parker String Quartet

Franz Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3 “The Rider”

Maurice Ravel
String Quartet in F Major (1903)

Encore by David Finckel & Wu Han
Frédéric Chopin
From Sonata for Piano and Cello
- III. Largo
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Center Stage from Wolf Trapis all about the wonder and joy of performing chamber music. Hosts Rich and Lee Anne pull the audience in to the world of chamber music, sharing backstage stories, and stories from the stage with the radio audience. We also hear from the artists. They might share why chamber music is a quintessential part of their life, or why the rigors of touring occasionally lead to difficult or embarrassing situations. Center Stage brings radio audiences closer to the lives of musicians and composers all over the world, and, by the way, also presents some really smokin' performances.Program 1Simone DinnersteinJohann Sebastian BachFrench Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816Schumann, RobertKinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15Encore by harpist Emmanual CeyssonJohann... Show full description


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