An American Retrospective

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

The New York Philharmonic delves into its storied history to present notable works by American composers. Hear Leonard Bernstein conduct Gershwin, Kurt Masur conduct Ellington/Marsalis and Aaron Copland conduct his own work in these remarkable archival performances.

Program Details

Gershwin-Bennett: A Symphonic Picture of Porgy and Bess (Leonard Bernstein, conductor)
Russo: Symphony #2 (Bernstein, conductor)
Ellington-Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem (Kurt Masur, conductor)
Copland: The Tender Land, abridged version (Aaron Copland, conductor)

Comments [3]

William Haidinger

Please don't ever play Russo again on the radio if you can help it.

Apr. 19 2012 10:57 PM
Robert Poda

The concert you have listed is not the concert you broadcast last night, but the one that was scheduled last week, which was per-empted by the Spring For Music series of concerts. I imagine you should correct that in your listing. I was very happy to hear the Mahler the day after the 100th anniversary of his death.

May. 20 2011 10:33 AM
LES from Washington DC

The NY Phil is is playing Mahler, which is fine, but what happened to the American Retrospective?

May. 19 2011 09:41 PM

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