Shostakovich’s “Babi Yar” Symphony from New York on the “Evening Concert”

April 20, 2020
 

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 recordings from the archives that features Shostakovich’s “13th Symphony”, subtitled ‘Babi Yar’. You’ll also hear Bloch’s “Concerto Grosso No. 1” and Ben-Haim’s “Sweet Psalmodist of Israel”. 

Monday April 20: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 20-30)

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

Bloch, Ben-Haim, and Babi Yar
BLOCH: Concerto Grosso No. 1 (recorded 1948) (Charles Munch, conductor; Walter Hendl, piano)
BEN-HAIM: Sweet Psalmist of Israel (recorded 1959) (Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Sylvia Marlowe, harpsichord; Christina Savrache, harp)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar” (recorded 1993) (Kurt Masur, conductor; Sergei Leiferkus, baritone; Men of the New York Choral Artists dir. Joseph Flummerfelt)


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