Evening Concert

It’s “A Night at the Opera” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with “A Night at the Opera”. You’ll hear a concert-version of Bartok’s only opera “Bluebeard’s Castle”. Also on the program Wagner’s “Immolation” Scene and Mascagni’s “Cherry Duet” from “L’Amico Fritz”.

Monday April 16: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-29)


Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3; Leonard Bernstein, conductor (CD = Sony Classical SMK 47 592)

Wagner: Immolation Scene from Gotterdammerung; Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Zubin Mehta, cond. (CD = Sony Classical MDK 44 657)

Mascagni: Cherry Duet fr. L’Amico Fritz; Plácido Domingo, ten., Adriana Morelli, sop.; Z. Mehta, cond. (CD = Sony Classical MK 44 942)

Special feature: Continuing In Their Footsteps: Celebrating African-Americans in Opera & Song

Bartok: Bluebeard’s Castle; Siegmund Nimsgern, bar., Tatiana Troyanos, mezzo; Rafael Kubelik conductor (live recording from NYP 2011-42)