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New York Philharmonic, in concert


April 18, 2018


PHIL FIRSTS


DVORAK:Symphony No. 9

Kurt Masur, conductor

COPLAND:Connotations for Orchestra

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

CORIGLIANO:Clarinet Concerto

Stanley Drucker, clarinet and Leonard Bernstein, conductor

CARTER:A Symphony of Three Orchestras

Pierre Boulez, conductor



April 25, 2018


STRAVINSKY’S PHILHARMONIC


STRAVINSKY:Scherzo Fantastique

Pierre Boulez, conductor

STRAVINSKY:Persephone

Vera Zorina, narrator, Richard Robinson, tenor and Igor Stravinsky, conductor


Special feature:Stravinsky at the Philharmonic: 1924-present


STRAVINSKY:The Rite of Spring

Zubin Mehta, conductor



May 2, 2018


MUSIC DIRECTOR PROFILES #2: ZUBIN MEHTA


SCHOENBERG: Gurrelieder: I (excerpt) 

BRUCKNER:Symphony No. 7: III (excerpt) 

JOAN TOWER: Sequoia (excerpt) 

UNKNOWN: Prelude (excerpt) 

Mehli Mehta, violin

MOZART: Romance (excerpt) 

Jan Kubelik, violin

BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3 (excerpt) (From NYP Archives 9/14/1978)

BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra (excerpt) 

MAHLER: Symphony No. 1: II (excerpt) (From NYP Archives 9/14/1978)

BARTOK: Piano Concerto No. 1: III (From NYP Archives 1/22/1982)

Daniel Barenboim, piano

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8: Adagio (excerpt) 

FURTWANGLER: Scherzo from Symphony No. 2 (From NYP Archives 2/7/1986)

WEBERN: Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 (From NYP Archives 3/3/1990)

STEVE REICH: Tehillim - Psalms 19:2-15 (excerpt) 

Julianne Baird, soprano

RAVI SHANKAR: Concerto No. 2 for Sitar & Orchestra, Raga-mala: IV 

(From NYP Archives 4/25/1981)

CRUMB: Ancient Voice of Children: II (excerpt) (From NYP Archives)

MOZART: Symphony No. 25 (From NYP Archives 1/22/1982)

MAHLER: Symphony No. 2 - Scherzo

SCHOENBERG: Gurrelieder: Finale 

WAGNER: Forest Murmurs from Siegfried (excerpt) 

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 8: IV 

WAGNER: The Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla (excerpt) 


May 9, 2018


A SIBELIUS SOJOURN


SIBELIUS:Finlandia

Zubin Mehta, conductor


SIBELIUS:Pohjola’s Daughter

SIBELIUS:Violin Concerto

Zino Francescatti, violin and Leonard Bernstein, conductor

SIBELIUS:Pelléas et Mélisande

Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor

SIBELIUS:Symphony No. 2

Lorin Maazel, conductor



May 16, 2018


MUSIC DIRECTOR PROFILE #3: LEONARD BERNSTEIN


MUSIC TO INCLUDE:


BERNSTEIN:Candide Overture

MAHLER:Except from Symphony No. 4 

Reri Grist, soprano

BOULEZ:Improvisation sur Mallarme No. 1

Marni Nixon, soprano 

BERNSTEIN:Chichester Psalms

BRAHMS:Piano Concerto No 1

Glenn Gould, piano



May 23, 2018


AMERICA, THE BEAUTIFUL


IVES:Holidays Symphony

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

COPLAND:Lincoln Portrait 

William Warfield, narrator and Leonard Bernstein, conductor

BLITZSTEIN:Airborne Symphony

Orson Welles, narrator, Andrea Velis, tenor, David Watson, baritone, Choral Arts Society, and Leonard Bernstein, conductor



May 30, 2018


MUSIC DIRECTOR PROFILE #4: KURT MASUR


 (* indicates complete work)


BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale” 

*WAGNER:Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 

MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture “Fingal’s Cave”

PROKOFIEV: Scythian Suite 

MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition 

*WAGNER: Was duftet doch der Flieder from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg 

PROKOFIEV: Romeo & Juliet - Montagues & Capulets

MENDELSSOHN: Elijah 

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 

*ADAMS: Short Ride in a Fast Machine 

*BRAHMS: Movement IV from Symphony No. 4 in e-minor 

MENDELSSOHN: Ruy Blas Overture 

*MENDELSSOHN: Overture to Die Erste Walpurgisnacht 

*ELLINGTON/MARSALIS: A Tone Parallel to Harlem 

*BRAHMS: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen from Ein Deutches Requiem 

*SHOSTAKOVICH: Movements IV & V from Symphony No. 13 “Babi Yar” 

SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” 



June 6, 2018


PHIL FIRSTS, PART II


STRAVINSKY:Symphony in Three Movements

Igor Stravinsky, conductor

BARBER:Andromache’s Farewell

Martina Arroyo, soprano and Thomas Schippers, conductor

ZWILLICH:Symbolon

Zubin Mehta, conductor

TAN DUN:Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra

Christopher Lamb, percussion and Kurt Masur, conductor

BEETHOVEN:Symphony No. 8

`Leonard Bernstein, conductor



June 13, 2018


CAN YOU “HANDEL” THIS?


HANDEL:Royal Fireworks Music

Pierre Boulez, conductor

HANDEL:Water Music, Suites 2 and 3 

Pierre Boulez, conductor

HANDEL:Ode to Saint Cecilia 

`Leonard Bernstein, conductor



June 20, 2018


MUSIC DIRECTOR PROFILE #5: LORIN MAAZEL


(* indicates complete work)


SIBELIUS:Symphony No. 2

MAHLER:Symphony No. 2

MOZART:Concerto for Flute & Harp

MAHLER:Symphony No. 4

TCHAIKOVKSY:Waltz from Symphony No. 5

MOZART:Overture to the Marriage of Figaro

MOZART:Violin Concerto No. 3 

Lorin Maazel, violin

WAGNER:Prelude to Act III, Lohengrin

WAGNER (arr. Maazel):The Ring Without Words

*RAVEL:Cat Duet from L’enfant et les sortileges

Isabel Leonard, mezzo, Ian Greenlaw, baritone, New York Choral Artists and Brooklyn Youth Chorus

*BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5, Movement 1

BERG:Violin Concerto 

Christian Ferras, violin

MAAZEL:Monaco Fanfares

MAAZEL:Music for Cello and Orchestra

Ha-Na Chang, cello

MAAZEL:Music for Flute and Orchestra 

Robert Langevin, flute

MAAZELS:Farewells

*MAAZEL:The Giving Tree

Ha-Na Chang, cello and Dietlinde Turban Maazel, narrator

MOZART:Symphony No. 40

*KODALY:Dances of Galanta

TRADITIONAL:Folk songs recorded in Pyonyang

DVORAK:Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

*TRADITIONAL:Arirang

*PUCCINI:Te Deum from Tosca

George Gagnidze, Scarpia, Hui He, Tosca and New York Choral Artists

BRUCKNER:Symphony No. 8

BACH:Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

MAHLER:Adagio from Symphony No. 10

MAHLER:Veni, Creator Spiritus from Symphony No. 8

New York Choral Artists, Dessoff Symphonic Choir and Brooklyn Youth Chorus

SHOSTAKOVICH:Symphony No. 5

SIBELIUS:Symphony No. 2 - IV









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