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December 2017: New York Philharmonic

Nov 27, 2017

December holds plenty of gifts from the New York Philharmonic, including Messiah on 12/17, a Winter Jukebox on 12/24 and Music of Our Time on 12/31.

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12/3        Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde Mahler/Cooke: Finale from Symphony No. 10 (Mildred Miller, ms; Ernst Häfliger, t; Bruno Walter, cond)
12/10      The 175th Birthday Concert Weber: Oberon Overture Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Winds
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
12/17      Handel: Messiah (Sunhae Im, s; Andreas Scholl, ct; Jörg Dürmüller, t; Detlef Roth, bar; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Ton Koopman, cond)
12/24    Winter Jukebox Strauss, II: Overture to Die Fledermaus from An Evening with Danny Kaye Mozart: German Dance, Sleigh Ride Bernard: Winter Wonderland Suessdorf: Moonlight in Vermont
Anderson: Sleigh Ride Grieg/Seidl: March of the Dwarfs from Lyric Suite Vivaldi: Winter from The Four Seasons Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves Poulenc: Gloria in G Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite Prokofiev: 3 Selections from Winter Bonfire-Children’s Suite Tchaikovksy: Selections from The Nutcracker Mahler: Movement 1 from Symphony No. 4 Offenbach: Ballet of the Snowflakes from Le Voyage dans la lune Humperdinck: Children’s Prayer from Hansel und Gretel (artists and conductors vary)
12/31    Music of our Time Liang: Verge, for 18 Strings Dalbavie: Melodia, for Instrumental Ensemble
Shepherd: These Particular Circumstances, in seven uninterrupted episodes Muhly: Detailed Instructions, for orchestra Pintscher: songs from Solomon’s garden, for baritone and chamber orchestra (Thomas Hampson, bar; Magnus Lindberg and Alan Gilbert, cond)