Mozart’s 40th Symphony (the famous one in G Minor) on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

January 12, 2017

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The New York Philharmonic This Week”. You’ll hear Beethoven’s “Leonore Overture No. 3” and Mozart’s 40th Symphony.  Also on the program Gerard Grisey’s “Four Songs for Crossing the Threshold” with Barbara Hannigan as soloist.

Thursday January 12: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-16)

CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert; *SOLOISTS: Barbara Hannigan, soprano

BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b (1806)

LINDBERG, Magnus (b. 1958, Finland): Souvenir (in memoriam Gérard Grisey)

*GRISEY, Gerard (1946 – 98, France): Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil (Four Songs for Crossing the Threshold), for soprano and ensemble

MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550 (1788)

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