Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur Conduct
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.
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”