Beethoven, Korngold and Nielsen

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Thursday, September 05, 2013

The 2013–14 season of weekly New York Philharmonic radio broadcasts begins with Music Director Alan Gilbert leading the orchestra in Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture; Korngold’s Violin Concerto, with Leonidas Kavakos as soloist; Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3, featuring soprano Erin Morley and baritone Joshua Hopkins; and Nielsen’s Symphony No. 2.

Both Nielsen symphonies were recorded and released as part of The Nielsen Project, the New York Philharmonic's exploration of Nielsen’s six symphonies and three concertos released by Dacapo Records. 

Program details:

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture

Korngold: Violin Concerto

Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, “Sinfonia Espansiva”

Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, Op. 16, “The Four Temperaments”

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