“Happy Birthday, Dmitri” from The New York Philharmonic This Week

October 08, 2013

Tonight at 7:00 on WILL-FM; it’s the Evening Concert with a celebration of Dmitri Shostakovich’s “birthday” from “The New York Philharmonic This Week”.  Lynn Harrell is the soloist in the 1st Cello Concerto with Lorin Maazel conducting. Also on the program, Shostakovich’s “Festive” Overture Bramwell Tovey conducting and the 4th Symphony, Andrei Boryenko conducting.

The New York Philharmonic This Week (#13-52)

“Happy Birthday, Dmitri” (Sept. 12 or 25th, 1906, depending on your source)

SHOSTAKOVICH:  “Festive” Overture (Bramwell Tovey, conductor)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 (Lynn Harrell, vcl.; Lorin Maazel, cond.)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 4 (Andrei Boreyko, conductor)


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