Season 1, Episode 3 A Sense of Self
First Aired: December 22, 2002
Exploring potential conflicts (in tempo, dynamics and phrasing) between a piano soloist and an orchestra. The pianist: Italian Antonio Pompa-Baldi. The concerto: Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3. James Conlon hosts.
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- Premiered: October 16, 2002
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Finalists in the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition perform. Also: discussion of the music and the performances. The performance footage was originally recorded for the documentary `The Cliburn: Playing on the Edge,' which first aired on PBS… (more)