Classical 91.5

Many musicians make great music on the New York Philharmonic, June 2019

May 27, 2019

Credit Elliott Carter

From Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand (6/16, one of the largest-scale choral works in the classical concert repertoire) to Elliott Carter's A Symphony of Three Orchestras (6/23, a work where the orchestra is divided into three smaller groups), making great music take a collaboration of great musicians.

6/2       Stravinsky: Renard and L’Histoire du soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) (Alexander Timchenko and Dmitry Voropaev, t; Ilya Bannik, bs; Andrei Serov, bs‐bar; Alec Baldwin, narr; Matt Cavenaugh, Soldier; Daniel Davis, Devil; Valery Gergiev, cond)

6/9       Mozart: Concerto for Flute No. 2 (Robert Langevin, f; Bernard Labadie, cond) Tan Dun: Concerto for Water Percussion (Christopher Lamb, perc; Kurt Masur, cond) Hersch: Selections from Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies for Solo Violin (Yulia Ziskel, v) Mozart: Clarinet Concerto (Anthony McGill, cl; Alan Gilbert, cond) Rouse: Flute Concerto (Robert Langevin, f; Leonard Slatkin, cond)

6/16      Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (Reri Grist, s) Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand (Adele Addison; Lucine Amara; Lili Chookasian; Jennie Tourel; Richard Tucker; Ezio Flagello; George London; Schola Cantorum; Julliard Chorus; Columbus Boychoir) Adagio from Symphony No. 10 (Leonard Bernstein, cond)

6/23      Dvořák: Symphony No 9 (Kurt Masur, cond) Copland: Connotations for Orchestra (Leonard Bernstein, cond) Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto (Stanley Drucker, cl; Leonard Bernstein, cond) Carter: A Symphony of Three Orchestras (Pierre Boulez, cond)

6/30      Nielsen: Flute Concerto, Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, Little Russian (Robert Langevin, f; Nikolaj Znaider, v; Alan Gilbert, cond)