Alan Gilbert Conducts a Benjamin Britten Celebration
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic in concert recorded during the 2014 centennial celebrations of English composer, conductor and pianist Benjamin Britten.
The program features Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with tenor Michael Slattery and the orchestra's principal horn player Philip Myers as soloists. The second half brings Britten’s Spring Symphony with soprano Kate Royal, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus directed by Dianne Berkun-Menaker.
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Britten: Spring Symphony