“The New York Philharmonic This Week”: music by British composers Holst and Vaughan Williams

April 02, 2018
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with music by British composers, including Holst’s “The Planets” and Vaughan Williams “Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis”.  Also on the program, Elgar’s “Cockagine Overture” and excerpts from Britten’s “War Requiem”. That’s “Rule, Britannia!” on “The New York Philharmonic This Week” tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 . . . online at will.illinois.edu.

Monday April 2: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-27)

RULE, BRITANNIA!

Elgar: Cockaigne Overture; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Tallis Why fum’th in Fight… Harry Christophers/The Sixteen

Vaughan-Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor

Vaughan-Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves; Leonard Bernstein, cond. SMK-47638

Britten: Agnus Dei & Libera Me from War Requiem Carol Vannes, sop; Jerry Hadley, ten; Thomsas Hampson, bar.; Westminster Choir; American Boychoir; Samuel Wong & Kurt Masur

Holst: The Planets Zubin Mehta, conductor


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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