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The New York Philharmonic takes us into the darkness, Nov 2019


Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Ives, Igor Stravinsky, Gustav Mahler and more were inspired by the night and darkness. We'll hear those inspirations on the November 17th broadcast. Sundays at 3pm.

11/3      Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 Berlioz: The Death of Cleopatra Berg: Lulu-Suite Liszt: Mephisto Waltz (Angelina Réaux, s; Jenny Tourel, ms; Zubin Mehta, Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, cond)

11/10    J.S. Bach/H.J. Wood: Toccata and Fugue Mussorgsky/Rimsky?Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain Gounod: Ballet Music from Faust Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique: Dream of a Witches’ Sabbath Liszt: A Faust Symphony Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (Charles Bressler, t; Arturo Toscanini, Alan Gilbert, Leonard Bernstein, cond)

11/17    Mendelssohn: Overture & Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Ives: Central Park in the Dark Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht Adolphe: Dark Sand, Sifting Light Stravinsky: The Song of the Nightingale Berlioz: In the Cemetery: Moonlight from Les Nuits d’été Mahler: Night Music from Symphony No. 7 Lyadov: The Enchanted Lake (Joyce DiDonato, ms; George Szell, Jaap van Zweden, Pierre Boulez, Alan Gilbert, Leonard Bernstein, and Lorin Maazel, cond)

11/24    Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 Schumann: Symphony No. 2 (Paul Lewis, p; Christoph von Dohnányi, cond)