On tonight’s program are 4 of the 5 Grammy nominated  Best Contemporary Classical Composition.  The nominees which were performed on the show tonight are:

Zhou Tian:Concerto For Orchestra   Zhou Tian, composer (Louis Langrée & Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) 

Higdon:Viola Concerto    Jennifer Higdon, composer (Roberto Díaz, Giancarlo Guerrero &Nashville Symphony) 

 Danielpour: Songs Of Solitude     Richard Danielpour, composer (ThomasHampson, Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony)

Adam SchoenbergPicture Studies    Adam Schoenberg, composer (Michael Stern & Kansas City Symphony)  

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  • 7:01pm Zhou Tian: Concerto for Orchestra by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Louis Langrée on Concertos for Orchestra (Fanfare Cincinnati )
  • 7:44pm Jennifer Higdon: Viola Concerto by Roberto Diaz, Viola and Nashville Symphony Orchestra & Giancarlo Guerrero on Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto & Oboe Concerto (Naxos, �P)
  • 8:06pm Richard Danielpour: Songs of Solitude by Thomas Hampson, baritone and theNashville Symphony Orchestra & Giancarlo Guerrero on Richard Danielpour: Songs of Solitude & War Songs (Naxos)
  • 8:33pm Adam Schoenberg Picture Studies by Kansas City Symphony & Michael Stern on Adam Schoenberg: American Symphony, Finding Rothko & Picture Studies (Reference Recordings)