Strauss’ ‘Don Juan’ & ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ tone poems on tonight’s Evening Concert

April 30, 2015

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”; Music Director Alan Gilbert conducs. You’ll hear two of Richard Strauss’ tone poems, “Also Sprach Zarathustra” and “Don Juan”. Also on the program the New York Philharmonic Premiere of Christopher Rouse’s “Oboe Concerto”.

Thursday April 30: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP #15-31)

Alan Gilbert, conductor; * Liang Wang, oboe; Glenn Dicterow, violin

R. Strauss:  Don Juan

*Christopher Rouse (b. 1949, USA): Oboe Concerto (New York Philharmonic Premiere)

R. Strauss:  Also Sprach Zarathustra

[NYP Fill Music: Ravel: Mother Goose (complete) (NY Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, conductor)]

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