Morning Glories - Five Fun Piano Concerti

November 26, 2012

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Every weekday morning at 10 a.m., the hosts at Classical MPR play a stand-out work based on the theme for the week. We call them Morning Glories. This week, we'll feature five piano concertos, ranging from the poise of Mozart to the 20th-century energy of Gershwin and Khachaturian.

Monday

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 "Elvira Madigan"
Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano and conductor

Tuesday

Aram Khachaturian: Piano Concerto
Seattle Symphony/Gerald Schwarz, conductor
Dickran Atamian, piano

Wednesday

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano

Thursday

Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 3
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchetra/Sakari Oramo, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano

Friday

George Gershwin: Piano Concerto
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn, piano and conductor

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