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Steve Klimowski and Sydney Lea


A conversation with Vermont Poet Laureate Sydney Lea and Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble Artistic Director Steven Klimowski about two concerts this weekend featuring Lea reading his poetry, and new musical responses by 5 Vermont composers.


Dance Rhapsody #1
Composer Frederick Delius
Ensemble Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conductor Charles Mackerras
Album Delius: Violin Concerto/First Cuckoo
Record Label Argo

Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn Over The River Moscow)
Composer Modest Moussorgsky
Ensemble Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Charles Dutoit
Album Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, etc.
Record Label London

Scherzo #4
Composer Frederic Chopin
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Overture #1
Composer Francesco Maria Veracini
Ensemble Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor Reinhardt Goebel
Album Veracini: 5 Ouverturen
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Caprice Andalous
Composer Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble Tapiola Sinfonietta
Conductor Kees Bakels
Album Saint-Saens: violin Concerto #3, etc.
Record Label Bis

Composer Frederic Chopin
Album Chopin: the Complete Etudes
Record Label Chandos

Semiramide: Overture
Composer Gioacchino Rossini
Ensemble Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor Neville Marriner
Album Rossini - Famous Overtures - Neville Marriner
Record Label Philips

Serenade #6 "Serenata Notturna"
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble I Musici
Album Mozart - Serenata Notturna - 3 Divertimenti
Record Label Philips

The Birds
Composer Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Album Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances I And III etc.
Record Label Deutsche Grammophon

Interview with Sydney Lea and Steve Klimowski

Waking and Sleeping: Full Moon
Composer Don Jamison
Ensemble Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble