Week of April 2, 2012
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus
Jerzy Semkow, conductor
Brigitte Fournier, soprano
Tove Dahlberg, mezzo
Benjamin Bruns, tenor
Simon Kirkbride, bass
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MOZART: Mass no. 18 in c minor, K427 "Great"
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in c, Op. 67
RACHMANINOV: mvt. 1, Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18 –Sviatoslav Richter, piano Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanislaw Wislocki (DG 447 420)
The right hairstylist can make you look great. The same can be said for music. Mozart had a new wife who was a singer and to show off her modest ability (no really, she was just okay) he wrote this mass. And, helped her sound like a million bucks.
Enter this week's Encore Contest
Bill G from Phoenix, AZ, won last week's encore contest by id'ing Chopin's Fantaisie-Impromptu.
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