An Austin Symphony Orchestra Preview: The spotlight is on the Austin Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming concert program-Artistic Director and Conductor of the A.S.O. Peter Bay, will discuss the works/composer, with selected musical examples.


  • Dmitri Shostakovich-"Festive Overture", performed by the Boston Pops, conducted by, Arthur Fiedler DG4776118
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff-"Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini"*excerpt, performed by The Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Bernard Haitink, featuring, Vladimir Ashkenazy (pianist) London 417613
  • Anatoly Liadov-"Baba Yaga", performed by The Minnesota Orchestra, conducted by, Eiji Oue-Reference 82
  • Sergey Prokofiev-"Oveture on Hebrew Themes", performed by The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conducted by Claudio Abbado-DG429396
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky-"Francesca da Rimini" *excerpt- performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Charles Munch
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