Classical 91.5

The New York Philharmonic, October 2018: Preparing for Halloween

Oct 1, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, The New York Philharmonic brings to life Rachmaninoff’s The Isle of the Dead, a musical interpretation of Arnold Böcklin’s haunting symbolist painting. Set the mood for the holiday on the 10/28 broadcast. 

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10/7      Mozart: Sinfonia concertante Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 (Sheryl Staples, v; Cynthia Phelps, vla; Jaap van Zweden, cond)

10/14    Wagenaar: Cyrano de Bergerac Overture Korngold: Violin Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (Hilary Hahn, v; Jaap van Zweden, cond)

10/21       Berg: Lyric Suite, Violin Concerto, Wozzeck, Act III Janacek: Glagolitic Mass (Helga Plarczyk, s; Janis Martin, a; Nicolai Gedda, t; George Gaynes, bs; Leonard Raven, org; Westminster Choir; Mack Harrell, bar; Eileen Farrell, s; Dimitri Mitropoulos; Pierre Boulez, cond)

10/28       Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead, Piano Concerto No. 3, Symphony No. 2, II. Allegro molto Respighi: Feste Romana (Vladimir Horowitz, p; Eugene Ormandy, Kurt Masur, Artur Rodzinski, Giuseppe Sinopoli, cond)