Evening Concert

“The New York Philharmonic This Week” presents Marc Blitzstein’s “Airborne” Symphony


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with a ‘classic’ from the Philharmonic’s archive. Orson Welles is the narrator in the “Airborne” Symphony by Marc Blitzstein. You’ll also hear the Suite from Rodger’s “Victory at Sea”.

Thursday November 12: The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 16-07)

Leonard Bernstein, conductor (except as noted)

RODGERS: Victory at Sea: Suite (arr. Bennett) [Richard Rodgers, conductor]

COPLAND: Third Symphony

Marc BLITZSTEIN (1905- 1964): Symphony, “The Airborne” (1946). (Orson Welles, narrator; Andra Velis, tenor;  David Watson, baritone ; Choral Art Society, William Jonson, director.)