Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur Conduct

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

The New York Philharmonic This Week features historic recordings of laureate conductor Leonard Bernstein conducting Rimsky-Korsakov’s orchestration of Musorgsky’s Prelude: "Dawn on the Moskva River" from Khovanshchina; Borodin’s "In the Steppes of Central Asia;" and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad."

The Russian-themed program includes Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducting Giya Kancheli’s "And Farewell Goes Out Sighing ..." with violinist Gidon Kremer and countertenor Derek Lee Ragin as soloists.

Program details:

Mussorgsky (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov): Khovanshchina, Prelude: "Dawn on the Moskva River"

Kancheli: "And Farewell Goes Out Sighing ..."

Borodin: "In the Steppes of Central Asia"

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C, op. 60, “Leningrad”


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