Week of March 29, 2010
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Margaret Batjer, violin
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VIVALDI: The Four Seasons
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4 in A (Italian)
ROREM: Water Music –Margaret Batjer, violin, Gary Gray, clarinet, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, conductor (RCA 63512)
VIRGIL THOMSON: The River –Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Sir Neville Marriner, conductor (EMI 64307)
Margaret Batjer didn't want anything to do with Vivaldi's Four Seasons. But after a few years of gentle arm-twisting by her colleagues, and on the occasion of Batjer's 10th anniversary as the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's concertmaster, she's ready.
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