Episode 2 • Talented Teenagers and Ties that Bind Carl Maria Von Weber - Peter Schmoll und seine NachbarnClara Wieck Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minorRobert Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minorJohannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn Tom and Beth discuss the incredible pieces written by two teenagers that the Fort Collins Symphony will perform. They also talk about the love between Clara and Robert Schumann as well as their special friendship with Johannes Brahms.
Tom and Beth chat about the Fort Collins Symphony commissioning a new work written by Fort Collins native Chris Pilsner. Next, they discuss the delightful story of Prokofiev’s fictionalized soldier. The Podcast ends with a description of Berlioz’s “witchy” fantasy.
Interview with mezzo soprano Buffy Baggott on Friday, October 5, 2018, the day before her performance as guest artist in the Fort Collins Symphony's 69th Season (2018-19) Masterworks 1 concert. Find out more about her at buffybaggott.com.
Interview with composer Greg Smith prior to the performance of his educational composition "A Major-minor Mystery" at the annual Youth Educational Series (YES) concert on January 19, 2017. Greg Smith website