“Bernstein Century, Episode 1” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

August 27, 2018
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Bernstein’s “Overture to Candide”, Bach’s “5th Brandenburg Concerto” and excerpts from Thomson’s “Four Saints in Three Acts”.  Also on the program Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” and Russo’s “2nd Symphony”.

Monday August 27: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 18-48)

A Century of Bernstein, Part I

Bernstein:  Overture to Candide (no conductor)   

Schumann:  Manfred Overture, Op. 115 

J.S. Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1040 John Wummer, flute; Isaac Stern, violin

Thomson:  Four Saints in Three Acts: Acts III & IV (abridged) Betty Allen; mezzo; McHentry Baotwright, bass;  Lee Venora, soprano; Arnold Voketaitis, baritone;  Robert Eckert, tenor; Choral Art Society, dir. William Jonson

Bernstein:  Chichester Psalms    John Bogart, boy alto; Camerata Singers, dir. Abraham Kaplan

Russo:  Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 32, "Titans"    Maynard Ferguson, trombone

Debussy:  Rhapsody for Saxophone and Piano    Sigurd Rascher, saxophone

Brubeck, H.  II: Andante-Ballad from Dialogues for Jazz Combo & Orchestra    Dave Brubeck Quartet


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