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Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
2002 Season

National Broadcast Schedule (December 31, 2001 - June 24, 2002.)

DECEMBER 31, 2002
Program 1 - Delfs' Debut
(recorded 9/29/01)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384 (1782)
-Andreas Delfs, conductor; Esther Heidemann, soprano; Laura Aikin, mezzo-soprano; Alan Ewing, tenor; Paul Groves, bass; John de Lancie, narrator; Minnesota Chorale

JANUARY 7, 2002
Program 2 - Schickele Symphony
(recorded 9/22/01)
PETER SCHICKELE: Symphony No. 2 (The Sweet Season) (world premiere)
GABRIEL FAURÉ: Masques et Bergamasques, Op. 112 (1919)
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Italian Overture in D, D. 590 (1817)
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No. 2 in g, Op. 22 (1868)
-Stefan Sanderling, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, piano

JANUARY 14, 2002
Program 3 - Paulus Premiere
(recorded 10/7/01)
STEPHEN PAULUS: A Place of Hope (world premiere)
PAUL HINDEMITH: Violin Concerto, Op. 36, no. 3 (Kammermusik No. 4) (1925)
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60 (1806)
-Andreas Delfs, conductor; Steven Copes, violin; Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester (MN)

JANUARY 21, 2002
Program 4 - Levin Plays With Mozart
(recorded 10/27/00)
JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU: The Temple of Glory Suite (1745)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K.467 (1785)
ROBERT LEVIN: Improvisation in the Style of Mozart
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Symphony No. 59 in A (Fire) (1768)
-Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Robert Levin, piano

JANUARY 28, 2002
Program 5 - Laredo and Robinson
(recorded 11/28/98)
MAURICE RAVEL: Pavanne for a Dead Princess
NED ROREM: Concerto for Violin and Cello (1998)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5 in D, Op. 107 ("Reformation")
-Hugh Wolff, cond; Jaime Laredo, vn; Sharon Robinson, vlc; Steven Copes, vln; Lawrence Neuman, vla

FEBRUARY 4, 2002
Program 6 - Italian Style
(recorded 1/10/99)
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 26 in D, K. 537, ("Coronation")
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Symphony No. 93 in D
-Roberto Abbado, cond; Gianluca Cascioli, p

FEBRUARY 11, 2002
Program 7 - Hardenberger Trumpets
(recorded 11/3/01)
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Symphony No. 96 in D (The Miracle) (1791)
HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat (1796)
ANDRÉ JOLIVET: Concertino for Trumpet (1948)
FRANCIS POULENC: Sinfonietta (1948)
--Andreas Delfs, conductor; Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

FEBRUARY 18, 2002
Program 8 - Love, the Magician
(recorded 1/23/99)
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)
MANUEL DE FALLA: El Amor Brujo (Love, the Magician)
-Hugh Wolff, cond; Cho-Liang Lin, vn; Paula Rasmussen, ms

FEBRUARY 25, 2002
Program 9 - Mozart Requiem
(recorded 2/14/99)
W. A. MOZART: The Magic Flute Overture, K. 620
F. J. HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat
MOZART: Requiem in d, K. 626
-Bobby McFerrin, cond; Ester Heideman, s; Marietta Simpson, ms; Ray Wade, t; Nathan Berg, bass-baritone; Dale Warland Singers; Gary Bordner, tpt

MARCH 4, 2002
Program 10 - Schiff Plus
(recorded 11/30/2001)
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Cello Concerto in C
ALFRED SCHNITTKE: Concerto Grosso No. 3 (1985)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Andante in C for Flute, K. 315
JAN VACLAV VORISEK: Symkphony in D (1823)
-Heinrich Schiff, cello and conductor; Nathan Cole, violin; Kyu-Young Kim, viola; Julia Bogorad-Kogan, flute

MARCH 11, 2002
Program 11 - Weill with Beethoven
(recorded 1/6/02)
KURT WEILL: Seven Deadly Sins (1933)
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN: The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43 (1801)
-Andreas Delfs, conductor, Ute Lemper, vocalist; The Hudson Shad (male vocal quartet)

MARCH 18, 2002
Program 12 - A Handel Premiere
(recorded 1/18/02)
ARCANGELO CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in D, Op. 6, no. 7
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL: Gloria in Excelsis Deo (United States premiere)
HANDEL: Aria, Dove sei, fr Rodelinda (1725)
GIOVANNI PERGOLESI: Stabat Mater (1736) -Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Dominique Labelle, soprano; Robin Blaze, countertenor

MARCH 25, 2002
Program 13 - Bach's Great Passion
(recorded 4/14/2001)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: The Passion According to Saint Matthew, S. 244
-Nicholas McGegan, conductor; Dale Warland Singers (chorus); Benjamin Butterfield, tenor (Evangelist); Eric Owens, bass (Christ); Dana Hanchard, soprano; Judith Malafronte, mezzo-soprano.

Find additional background, plus complete German text and English translation of Bach's "Saint Matthew Passion."

APRIL 1, 2002
Program 14 - Masons and Metamorphoses
(recorded 1/12/02)
DANIEL SCHNYDER: Krisis (world premiere)
RICHARD STRAUSS: Metamorphosen (1945)
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in c, Op. 37 (1803)
-Andreas Delfs, conductor; Andreas Haefliger, piano

APRIL 8, 2002
Program 15 - Kahane Plays Beethoven
(recorded 2/27/99)
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Op. 73, ("Emperor")
DARIUS MILHAUD: La Création du monde, Op. 81
BELA BARTÓK: Divertimento for Strings
-Ivan Fischer, cond; Jeffrey Kahane, p

APRIL 15, 2002
Program 16 - Crouching Tiger Concerto
(recorded 2/9/02)
CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (1894)
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: Hamlet Incidental Music, Op. 32 (1932)
TAN DUN: Crouching Tiger Concerto (2000)
-Tan Dun, conductor; Maya Beiser, cello; Jun Qiao Tang, bawu; David Cossin, percussion

APRIL 24, 2002
Program 17 - Chee-Yun Plays Bach
(recorded 3/27/99)
JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU: Les indes galantes (Suite No. 1)
J. S. BACH: Violin Concerto in d, BWV 1052
PABLO DE SARASATE: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
LEOPOLD HOFMANN: Sinfonia in B-flat
F. J. HAYDN: Symphony No. 101 in D, ("The Clock")
-George Pehlivanian, cond; Chee-Yun, vn

APRIL 29, 2002
Program 18 - Mozart and Britten
(recorded 2/17/02)
BENJAMIN BRITTEN: Sinfonietta, Op. 1 (1932)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 in d, K. 466 (1785)
MOZART: Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat, K. 447
BRITTEN: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 (1937)
-Yaron Traub, conductor; Hélene Grimaud, piano; Herbert Winslow, horn

MAY 6, 2002
Program 19 - Bach B Minor Mass
(recorded 4/3/99)
-Hugh Wolff, cond; Janice Chandler, Theresa Santiago, s; Margaret Lattimore, ms; John Aler, t; Richard Zeller, b; Minnesota Chorale

MAY 13, 2002
Program 20 - Percussion Phenomenon
(recorded 5/29/99)
STRAVINSKY: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
ANDRZEJ PANUFNIK: Concerto for Timpani, Percussion and Strings (1980)
KREISLER (arr. Glennie): Praeludium & Allegro in the Style of Pugnani
MOZART: Symphony No. 38 in D, K. 504, ("Prague")
-Peter Oundjian, cond; Evelyn Glennie, per; Earl Yowell, timpani

MAY 20, 2002
Program 21 - From Bruch to Birds
(recorded 3/17/02)
GIACHINO ROSSINI: Sonata for Strings No. 3 in C
MAX BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in g, Op. 26 (1868)
PAUL SCHOENFIELD: Nocturne for Cello and Orchestra (world premiere)
OTTORINO RESPIGHI: Gli uccelli/The Birds (1927)
ZOLTAN KODALY: Dances of Galanta (1933)
-Gilbert Varga, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin; Peter Howard, cello

MAY 27, 2002
Program 22 - The Song of the Earth
(recorded 4/6/02)
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Symphony No. 44 in e (Trauer) (1772)
GUSTAV MAHLER (arr. Arnold Schönberg): Das Lied von der Erde/The Song of the Earth (1909)
-Andreas Delfs, conductor; Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor

JUNE 3, 2002
Program 23 - Classical and Romantic
(recorded 5/8/99)
BEETHOVEN: Concerto No. 3 in c for Piano, Op. 37
GRIEG: 3 Lyric Pieces (solo piano)
NIELS GADE: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 20
-Christopher Hogwood, cond; Peter Jablonski, p

JUNE 10, 2002
Program 24 - American Moderns
(recorded 5/4/02)
WILLIAM SCHUMAN: Symphony No. 5 for Strings (1943)
JOHN ADAMS: Chamber Symphony (1992)
SAMUEL BARBER: Violin Concerto, Op. 14 (1939)
-Andreas Delfs, conductor; Midori, violin

JUNE 17, 2002
Program 25 - "Venetian Violin"
(recorded 6/5/99)
HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in A, Op. 6, no. 11
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in d
VIVALDI: Violin Concerto in B-flat, RV. 583
HAYDN: Symphony No. 49 in f, ("La passione")
-Thomas Zehetmair, conductor and violin

JUNE 24, 2002
Program 26 - Mr. and Mrs. Olson
(recorded 5/25/02)
GARRISON KEILLOR: Mr. and Mrs. Olson (world premiere; opera pastiche) --Andreas Delfs, conductor; Garrison Keillor, narrator; Le Opera Compagnie la Pointe du Nord

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