Evening Concert

Thomas Hampson sings “Old American Songs” and other Americana on the “Evening Concert”


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast”. Thomas Hampson is the baritone soloist in a few of Copland’s “Old American Songs” and other Americana. Bramwell Tovey guest conducts. Also on the program Ives’ “Variations on ‘America’ ” and Elgar’s “Enigma Variations”. 

Tuesday July 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcast (CSO 19-27)

American Music with Bramwell Tovey and Thomas Hampson

Ives/Schumann: Variations on “America”

Ives/Adams:  At the River (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Copland:  Simple Gifts, The Boatman’s Dance, & The Golden Willow Tree from Old American Songs  (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Still: In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy

Damrosch: Danny Deever (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Daugherty:  Letter to Mrs. Bixby from Letters from Lincoln (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Corigliano:  One Sweet Morning from One Sweet Morning  (Thomas Hampson, baritone)

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (Enigma) 

[CSO fill: Stravinsky: Suite from Petrushka (Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor)]