Winter Holidays

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Thursday, January 01, 2015

Winter in Central Park. Winter in Central Park. (John A. Anderson/Shutterstock)

This week the New York Philharmonic digs into its archives for a winter holiday program featuring Mozart’s German Dance in C, also known as “Sleigh Ride,” and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1, "Winter Dreams," conducted by Leonard Bernstein; Skitch Henderson’s arrangement of selections from Winter Holiday, conducted by and piano performed by Henderson; Bernstein narrating and conducting Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf; and Danny Kaye conducting Johann Strauss II’s Overture to Die Fledermaus.

Program playlist:

Mozart: "Sleigh Ride"
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, "Winter Dreams"
Henderson:  Winter Holiday
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
J Strauss Jr: Overture to Die Fledermaus

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