Evening Concert

Copland’s (Music from) “The Tender Land” and more on “The New York Philharmonic This Week”


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week” with an all- American composers program culled from the Philharmonic’s archives. You’ll hear Copland’s Suite from his opera “The Tender Land”, and selections from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”.  

Thursday December 3: The New York Philharmonic This (NYP 16-10)

Conductors: André Kostelantetz; Leonard Bernstein; Kurt Masur; Aaron Copland

Soloists: Maynard Ferguson, trumpet; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis, artistic director & trumpet; Joy Clements, soprano; Claramae Turner, mezzo-soprano; Richard Cassilly, tenor; Richard Fredricks, baritone; Norman Treigle, bass; Choral Art Society, William Jonson, director

GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess (selections) (recorded 1954)

RUSSO: Symphony No. 2, Titans (recorded 1959)     

ELLINGTON/Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem (recorded 1999)

COPLAND: The Tender Land (abridged) (recorded 1965)