Stravinsky conducts his “Persephone” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”
Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with an all-Stravinsky program. The composer conducts his “Persephone” featuring tenor Richard Robinson, narrator Vera Zorina and the Westminster Symphonic Choir. Also on the program Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” and the “Scherzo fantastique”.
Monday September 16: The new York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 19-51)
Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3; Pierre Boulez, conductor
Stravinsky: Three movements from “The Firebird”; Alan Gilbert, conductor
Stravinsky: Persephone; Richard Robinson, tenor; Vera Zorina, narrator; Westminster Symphonic Choir; Igor Stravinsky, conductor
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring; Zubin Mehta, conductor