Respighi: Church Windows
Journeys from delicate to blazing. The second movement sonically depicts an epic celestial battle.
Dark and evocative. Respighi based this suite on Rossini’s piano music from his collection Péchés de vieillesse (Sins of Old Age).
Wolf-Ferrari: Susanna’s Secret
Lilting and whimsical. Susanna’s newlywed husband suspects her of infidelity—will he discover her trespasses or will he be burned by the truth?