Schumann, Rachmaninoff & A Reimagined Clarinet Concerto / Show 416
Pianists Luke Magee and Elio Gaviria, students from the Merit School of Music in Chicago, perform “It’s Lovely Here” by Sergei Rachmaninoff and arranged by Victor Babin.
The young artists on this week’s show bring a range of musical choices to the program, including a Nocturne, a romance, and a piece that chronicles the African diaspora. We also meet a piano duo who act a bit like the odd couple, but perform with beautiful unity. Clarinetist Alex Laing co-hosts and performs Weber with Host Peter Dugan. Recorded in part at the Merit School in Chicago.
- Host: Peter Dugan
Peter Dugan's position is sponsored by Susan and Gerald Slavet.
- Co-Host: Alex Laing
Clarinetist Alex Laing is a leader in the arts.
Performers & Repertoire
- It’s Lovely Here and Floods of Spring, for piano duo by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) arranged by Viktor Babin (1908-1972)
- Portraits of Langston I. Helen Keller IV. Harlem's Summer Night By Valerie Coleman (b. 1970)
- The Door of No Return, Mvmt.3 by Althea Talbot-Howard
- Three Romances for Violin and Piano by Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896)
- Nocturne In F# Major, Op. 15, No. 2 by Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
- Alex Laing, clarinet and Peter Dugan, pianoClarinet Concerto No. 1 by Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) arr. Laing and Dugan
- Monday, June 27, 2022
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