Under the direction of Alan Gilbert, Finnish soprano Karita Mattila joins the New York Philharmonic for Beethoven’s tragic concert aria Ah! Perfido and selected works for soprano and symphony from Sibelius. Bookending the performance is Beethoven’s lighthearted Eighth Symphony and Nielsen’s Second Symphony.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93
Ludwig van Beethoven: Concert aria Ah! perfido, Op. 65
Jean Sibelius: Selected Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments