Every weekday morning at 10 a.m., the hosts at Classical MPR play a stand-out work based on the theme for the week. We call them Morning Glories. This week, we'll feature five piano concertos, ranging from the poise of Mozart to the 20th-century energy of Gershwin and Khachaturian.
MondayWolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 "Elvira Madigan"
Mitsuko Uchida, piano and conductor
TuesdayAram Khachaturian: Piano Concerto
Seattle Symphony/Gerald Schwarz, conductor
Dickran Atamian, piano
WednesdayLudwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
ThursdayCamille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 3
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchetra/Sakari Oramo, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano
FridayGeorge Gershwin: Piano Concerto
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn, piano and conductor