Carolina Classics 2010 June 14

Geoff Nuttall and his Spoleto Chamber Music mates go Baroque with a performance of one of the most unappreciated musical gifts in history, played by a group Nuttall calls the “Spoleto Festival USA Baroque All-Stars." Also on this edition of Carolina Classics comes Rossini's William Tell Overture, and Dvorak's Serenade in D minor for winds.
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danphillipsBach
Geoff Nuttall and his Spoleto Chamber Music mates go Baroque with a performance of one of the most unappreciated musical gifts in history, played by a group Nuttall calls the “Spoleto Festival USA Baroque All-Stars,” soloists Daniel Philips, violin, Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; and harpsichordist Pedja Muzijevic.

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
Daniel Phillips, violin
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute
Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord



sf-stlawrencestringquartetBeethoven
This luminously beautiful piece, from Beethoven’s final string quartet, is often played by itself, as it is here, by the Saint Lawrence String Quartet.

LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN: Cavatina for Strings No. 13, Op. 130
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Geoff Nuttall, violin
Scott St. John, violin
Lesley Robertson, viola
Christopher Costanza, cello



sf-alisaweilersteinChopin
This piece was written by the 19-year-old Fryderyk Chopin for a young piano-playing princess to “show off her fingers.” Cellist Leonard Rose came along several decades ago to beef up the cello part, played here by cellist Alisa Weilerstein, with Inon Barnatan on the piano.

FRYDERYK CHOPIN: Introduction & Polonaise Brillante in C major, Op. 3
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Inon Barnatan, piano



sarahelenoconnorMozart
Flutist Tara Helen O’Connor, violinist Daniel Philips, violist Barry Shiffman, and cellist Christopher Costanza perform Mozart’s Flute Quartet in G major from the stage of the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, S.C.

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Flute Quartet in G major
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute
Daniel Phillips, violin
Barry Shiffman, viola
Christopher Costanza, cello



Rossini
Trumpet calls and all, this performance of the William Tell Overture, was performed in June 2009 by the Brevard Music Center Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Smith.

GIOACHINO ROSSINI: William Tell Overture
Stephen Smith, conductor, Brevard Music Center Orchestra



Dvorak
Dvorak’s Serenade in D minor for winds has been an ever-enchanting audience favorite since the Czech composer wrote it in 1878. Faculty of the Brevard Music Center performed the piece as a part of the Brevard Music Festival’s chamber music concerts.

ANTONIN DVORAK: Serenade in D minor for Winds
Eric Ohlsson & Evelyn Sedlack, oboe
Steven Cohen & Jonathan Cohen, clarinet
William Ludwig & Genevieve Beaulieu, bassoons
Robert Rydel, Joshua Paulus & Daniel Omer, horns
Phillip Emmons, assistant horn
April Dannelly, cello
Craig Brown, bass





Handel
This two-guitar arrangement of Handel’s Suite in A minor was performed by Charleston guitarists Marc Regnier and Marco Sator at First Scots Presbyterian Church in Charleston as part of the 2010 Piccolo Spoleto Festival.

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL: Suite in A minor, arr. Two Guitars

Marc Regnier, guitar
Marco Sator, guitar




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