Retrospective: Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur
Thursday, January 29, 2015
This week the New York Philharmonic digs into its archive to feature works by Russian composers, with Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur at the podium.
Mussorgsky (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov): Khovanshchina: Prelude: "Dawn on the Moskva River"
Kancheli: And Farewell Goes Out Sighing for violin, voice, and orchestra (Gidon Kremer, violin; Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor)
Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C, op. 60, "Leningrad"