Week of January 9, 2012
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Nelson Freire, piano
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MILHAUD: La creation du monde
de FALLA: Noches en los jardines de Espana
MILHAUD: Le Boeuf sur le toit
RAVEL Pavane pour une infant defunte
Love it or hate it, Ravel's Bolero has always been a magnet for an opinion. At its premier a woman yelled out that the composer must be insane! To which he replied "Aha! She understood the piece." Listen for yourself.
Enter this week's Encore Contest
Rena K. of Egg Harbor Twp, NJ won this week's contest by correctly ID'ing Claude Debussy’s “Clair de Lune”.
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Manuel de Falla