Tune in at 9 pm Thursday for a special episode commemorating the late Kurt Masur, music director emertus of the New York Philharmonic. Masur died in December, 2015, leaving behind a long musical legacy including his tenure as the Philharmonic's music director from 1991–2002.
Today's episode samples that legacy with a range of performances that he conducted, from works by Mozart and Mendelssohn to contemporary fare by John Adams and Thomas Adès.
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg (excerpts)
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Mozart: Symphony No. 41
Ives: Three Places in New England, "Brant Desert Forests"
Beethoven: "Leonore" No. 3 Overture
Adès: America: A Prophesy
Coleman: Skies of America
Martin: Sechs Monologe aus Jederman
Mendelssohn: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13