What's New on WKAR, June 7

Jun 7, 2013

This week brings new releases of solo piano, chamber and orchestral music.  The brilliant young pianist Conrad Tao plays Rachmaninov and Ravel from his latest disc...and fellow Illinois musicians of the Chicago Sinfonietta perform an exciting new arrangement of Bernstein's beloved West Side Story.  Plus, more Beethoven from the latest cycle by Quartetto Di Cremona.

Mei-Ann Chen leads the Chicago Sinfonietta

Rachmaninov/5 Preludes/Tao/EMI

Ravel/Gaspard de la nuit/Tao/EMI

Dvorak/In Nature's Realm/Indianapolis, Markl/Telarc

Bernstein arr. Fleischer/West Side Story Concerto/Chicago Sinfonietta, Chen/Cedille

Beethoven/String Qt op 135/Quartetto di Cremona/Audite