Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
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Jess Gillam and pianist George Harliono share the music they love. George introduces us to the fascinating world of Soviet composer Mikael Tariverdiev as well as Bobby Hebb's joyous dedication to his brother 'Sunny'. Missy Mazzoli writes a chorus inspired by Sardinian folk music and Itzhak Perlman lovingly performs Elgar's Salut d'amour. Plus we'll hear heart-wrenching music from Anthony and the Johnsons and Saint-Saëns PLUS Dvořák's playful piano quintet. Playlist: Antonín Dvořák - Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81 (3rd mvt) (Andreas Haefliger - piano, Takács Quartet) Missy Mazzoli - Vesper Sparrow (Roomful of Teeth) Mikael Tariverdiev - Prelude from 17 moments of Spring (Mikael Tariverdiev - piano) Edward Elgar - Salut d’amour (Itzhak Perlman - violin, Samuel Sanders - piano) Bobby Hebb – Sunny Jean Sibelius - Andante Festivo (Gothenburg Symphony, Neeme Jarvi - conductor) Antony and the Johnsons - Hope There’s Someone Camille Saint-Saëns - Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, Act II: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix (Anita Rachvelishvili - soprano, Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI, Giacomo Sagripanti - conductor)