Macabre Masterworks

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The final New York Philharmonic broadcast in October, coinciding with Halloween, features recordings of macabre masterworks from the New York Philharmonic Archives, including H.J. Wood’s arrangement of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor (recorded in 1936 and conducted by Arturo Toscanini); Rimsky-Korsakov’s arrangement of Musorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain (recorded in 2012 and led by Alan Gilbert); Gounod’s Ballet Music from Faust (recorded in 1967 and led by Leonard Bernstein); Berlioz’s "Pandemonium" from The Damnation of Faust, featuring tenor Paul Groves, bass Willard White, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir (recorded in 2005 and conducted by Charles Dutoit); and Liszt’s A Faust Symphony, featuring tenor Charles Bressler, and the Chorale Art Society (recorded in 1971 and led by Leonard Bernstein).

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Mark-Anthony Turnage Premiere and Beethoven's Ninth

Thursday, October 24, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the orchestra in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and the U.S. premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Frieze, which was written in response to Beethoven’s Ninth and co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, New York Philharmonic, and BBC Radio 3.

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Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Yefim Bronfman

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Tonight at 9 pm, Alan Gilbert leads the Philharmonic in Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

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Masur Conducts Brahms

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program. Host Alec Baldwin will showcase Johannes Brahms' "Double Concerto for Violin and Cello" with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein as the soloists, as well as Brahms' Symphony No. 2.

o. In the final week, 
Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducts an all-Brahms program, featuring the Double 
Concerto for Violin and Cello, with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein 
as soloists, and Symphony No. 2.

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