Wu Han Archive
The Finckel/Han duo celebrates the influence of Mstislav Rostropovich in a series of works that bridge the centuries.
Two massive piano quintets come to us by way of Music@Menlo and its founder, Wu Han. Wu Han Live II: Music@Menlo – DOHNANYI: Piano Quintet No. 1 in c minor, Op. 1; TANEYEV: Piano Quintet in g minor, Op. 30 – Wu Han, piano/ Alexander Sitkovetsky & Nicolas Dautricourt, violins/ Paul Neubauer, viola/ David Finckel, […]
Simple Gifts – Chamber pieces of GOTTSCHALK, DVORAK, BARBER, O’CONNOR, COPLAND & FOSTER – The Social Orch. for Ensemble – CMS Live
As “authentic” a Shaker experience in the classics as it gets. Simple Gifts – The Chamber Music of Lincoln Center at Shaker Village = GOTTSCHALK: The Union – Concert Paraphrase on National Airs for Piano, Op. 48; DVORAK: Sonatina in G Major for V. and P., Op. 100; BARBER: Souvenirs for Piano Four Hands, Op. […]
Music @ Menlo – Live 2012 – “Resonance:” Music by SCHUBERT, BEETHOVEN, SIBELIUS, BARBER, CHEN YI, DEBUSSY, ALBENIZ, MAHLER, BACH, STRAUSS, BARTOK, COPLAND, DVORAK, FAURE, HERMANN, RESPIGHI, MENDELSSOHN, MOSZKOWSKI, SCHOENFIELD, SCHUMANN, CAPLET, CHAUSSON – Musicat menlo.org (6-CDs)
The theme is Resonance – exploring a listener’s reaction to a variety of chamber music.
DVORAK: Piano Trio No. 4 “Dumky”; Piano Trio No. 3 in F Minor – Wu Han, p./ Philip Setzer, v./ David Finckel, cello – ArtistLed
Another elegant example of music-making from principals of ArtistLed and Music@Menlo, here in the splendid and infinitely luminous music of Dvorak.
MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No. 1; Piano Trio No. 2 – Wu Han, piano /Philip Setzer, violin/ David Finckel, cello – Artist Led
Scintillating performances of Mendelssohn’s lyrical and ingratiating Piano Trios.
Music@Menlo Live 2010, Maps and Legends: Music by BRITTEN, WALTON, ELGAR, RAVEL, TURINA, DEBUSSY, SHOSTAKOVICH, PROKOFIEV, SCHOENBERG, DVORAK, BARBER, VIVALDI, CRUMB, HAYDN, BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS, MILHAUD, COPLAND, POULENC & others – Music@Menlo (8 discs)
Outstanding live recordings from one of the best chamber music festivals in the world.