“Gaspard of the Night” and “El Salon Mexico” on tonight’s “Evening Concert”
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the “New York Philharmonic This Week”. Guest conductor Leonard Slatkin leads the Philharmonic in an orchestrated version of Ravel’s “Gaspard de la nuit”. Also on the program, Copland’s “El Salon Mexico” and Rouse’s “Flute Concerto”.
Thursday May 4: “The New York Philharmonic This Week” (NYP 17-32)
CONDUCTOR: Leonard Slatkin, conductor
COPLAND: El Salón México
RAVEL/Orch. Marius *Constant: **Gaspard de la nuit
Christopher ROUSE: Flute Concerto
SOLOIST: Robert Langevin, flute
*Constant is best known for his TV theme music to the "Twilight Zone"
**read more about Gaspard here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaspard_de_la_nuit