A Complete Carmina Burana

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

This week the New York Philharmonic presents selections from Atlántida by Manuel de Falla and a complete performance of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana under the direction of Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.

Joining the orchestra for this broadcast are American sopranos Emilie Savoy and Erin Morley; American tenor Nicholas Phan in his New York Philharmonic debut; South-African baritone Jacques Imbrailo, also in his New York Philharmonic debut; the Spanish chorus Orpheón Pamplonés directed by Igor Ijurra Fernández; and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus directed by Dianne Berkun.

Program details:

Manuel de Falla: Selections from Atlántida

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

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Comments [2]

Cheryl B from Bronx, NY

"Sang"all the way home from work..recall first heard students at my HS practicing for a State competition...then at college we played that record and Holst's The Planets till the inner grooves were distorted. Although we didn't go to Philharmonic for this program, we can imagine our favorite musicians in addition to the guest conductor and performers. Wonderful sound. Bravo Nicholas Phan and Jacques Brailo. Thanks!

Sep. 20 2012 10:18 PM
Lee Lieberman from Fort Lee, NJ

Isn't it fantastic how superb professionals can bring even more reverb and elan to music for children! Carl Orff hit a home run with his simple ideas. Nothing wrong with "simple" harmony and progressions---repetitions and scales--whole tones even! Plenty of room for the pros to show their stuff. If you can get a good idiomatic translation, the poetry is pretty interesting too (remember it was written by itinerant religious students in the 12th and 13th centuries), pretty bawdy stuff!


Sep. 20 2012 09:22 PM

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