Evening Concert

Music of Gershwin, Copland and other American composers on the “Evening Concert”.


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. It’s a program of American works by Gershwin, Copland and others. You’ll hear selections from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”, and an abridged version of Copland’s “The Tender Land”. 

Monday April 13: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-29)

The listing differs from the one in Patterns Magazine (per the NYP)

American Works: Gershwin, Russo, Ellington, and Copland

GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess (selections) (rec. 1954) (André Kostelantetz, conductor)

RUSSO: Symphony No. 2, “Titans” (rec. 1959) (Leonard Bernstein, cond.; Maynard Ferguson, trumpet)
ELLINGTON/Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem (rec. 1999) (Kurt Masur, conductor; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, artistic director & trumpet)

COPLAND: The Tender Land (abridged) (rec. 1965) (Aaron Copland, conductor; Joy Clements, soprano; Claramae Turner, mezzo-soprano; Richard Cassilly, tenor; Richard Fredricks, baritone; Norman Treigle, bass; Choral Art Society, dir. William Jonson)