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DJ Session: Younger Classical Artists Worth The Listen

Avi Avital is an Israeli mandolinist, composer and performer. (Harold Hoffman/Deutsche Grammophon)
Avi Avital is an Israeli mandolinist, composer and performer. (Harold Hoffman/Deutsche Grammophon)

For this week’s edition of the Here & Now DJ sessions, Jeremy Hobson speaks with Vic Di Geronimo, host of Classic Mornings on WILL, Illinois Public Media. He shares music from a number of classical artists in their 30s who are doing interesting things with established pieces.

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Pieces In This Segment

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (revised by Wilhelm Fitzenhagen), “Variations on a Rococo Theme” performed by István Várdai on cello with the Pannon Philharmonic, conducted by Tibor Bogányi
  • Franz Joseph Haydn, “Sonata (Divertimento) in C major, Hob. XVI:10″ performed by Olivier Cavé on piano
  • Edvard Grieg, “Lyric Piece, op. 68, no. 5. At the Cradle” performed by Javier Perianes on piano
  • Antonio Vivaldi, “Concerto in D major, RV 93″ (originally for lute) performed by Avi Avital on mandolin with the Venice Baroque Orchestra


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