Marin Alsop opens this program with Barber’s First Symphony and Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto, featuring Lukáš Vondráček in his debut performances, followed by Elgar’s Enigma Variations. The broadcast also includes music by Alsop’s mentor, Leonard Bernstein: the Prologue, Tonight, Rumble, and Somewhere from West Side Story, under the baton of Daniel Barenboim from a 1998 Teldec recording.
Works conducted by Marin Alsop unless otherwise noted
Barber: Symphony No. 1, Op. 9
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
Lukáš Vondráček, piano
Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (Enigma)
Bernstein: Prologue, Tonight, Rumble, and Somewhere from West Side Story
Daniel Barenboim, conductor