Samuel Barber

Inon Barnatan, at Jordan Hall, Nov. 18, 2018
Robert Torres / Celebrity Series of Boston

On WCRB In Concert with Celebrity Series, pianist Inon Barnatan creates his own baroque-style suite using short pieces by eight composers in a program he calls "Variations on a Suite," available on demand.

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Bramwell Tovey
Courtesy of the Artist

SaturdayJanuary 14, 2017

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Cameron Carpenter, organ

Barber - Toccata Festiva
Riley - At the Royal Majestic
Elgar - Enigma Variations

From the opening weekend of the 2015 Rockport Chamber Music Festival, the Shanghai Quartet performs works by Beethoven and Barber, as well as the Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25, by Brahms, with pianist and festival Artistic Director David Deveau.

This concert is no longer available.

A concert commemorating the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001

On the program:

Key:  The Star-Spangled Banner

Barber:  Adagio for Strings

Massenet:  "Meditation" from Thaïs with violin soloist Yuki Beppu (NEC Preparatory School student)