Week of March 9, 2009
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
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Haydn: Symphony No. 59
Paul Moravec: Brandenburg Gate
Ibert: Hommage a Mozart
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra made its name internationally with a series of superb recordings of Haydn symphonies — and this season every one of the Orpheus concerts starts one of these glorious works. Here's the flickering delights of No. 59, nicknamed "Fire."
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