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Mangnus Lindberg's EXPO on the NYPO in November 2021

Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg
Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg

Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg is one of the most talented European composers of his generation, particularly admired for his orchestral scores. We'll hear his EXPO on the Nov 28th broadcast. Here's how Boosey & Hawkes describe his compositions:

full of energy, colour and a thrilling density of material, which defines a new classical modernism.

11/7 Berlioz: Nuits d’ete Debussy: Prelude a l’apres‐midi d’un faun Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Berlioz: Harold in Italy (Ian Bostridge, t; Jean Baxtress, f; William Lincer, vla; Sir Colin Davis, Kurt Masur, Pierre Boulez and Leonard Bernstein, cond)

11/14 Massenet: Le Cid, Selections Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain, The Three‐Cornered Hat (Joyce Yang, p; Virginie Verrez, ms; Bramwell Tovey, cond)

11/21 Brahms: Symphony No. 4 Schoenberg: Gurrelieder, Song of the Wood Dove, Verklarte Nacht Brahms: St. Antoni Variations (Florence Quivar, ms; Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez and Lorin Maazel, cond)

11/28 Lindberg: EXPO Brahms: Violin Concerto Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (Frank Peter Zimmerman, v; Alan Gilbert, cond)