Evening Concert - January 22, 2013

Pianist Jan Lisiecki Performs Schumann

The youngest artist to sign a contract with the prestigious record label Deutsche Grammophon, Lisiecki performs Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor with the New York Philharmonic. Also on the program are Sibelius' Symphony No. 3 and Symphony No. 7.

William Grant Still

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Evening Concert - January 21, 2013

A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tonight at 7:00 on The Evening Concert it’s “A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”  The first hour is devoted to works by Black American classical composers like William Grant Still; the second hour presents works that use Dr. King’s words as text: Nicholas Flagello’s “The Passion of Martin Luther King” and Joseph Schwantner’s “New Morning for the World.”

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