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Meet Composer Sean Shepherd with the New York Philharmonic, March 2020


Sean Shepherd's work These Particular Circumstances has been described as "kaleidoscopic" and "shimmering." The piece was commissioned by the New York Philharmonic in 2010, and you can hear it if you tune in at 3:00 pm on 3/29. 

3/1        Kodaly: Háry János: Suite Rouse: Trombone Concerto Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini Wagner: Overture and Venusberg to Tannhäuser (Joseph Alessi, tn; Kurt Masur, Leonard Bernstein and Zubin Mehta, cond)

3/8        Stravinsky: Rite of Spring Debussy: La Mer Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 (Jaap van Zweden, cond)

3/15      Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 (Yefim Bronfman, p; Jaap van Zweden, cond)

3/22      Brahms: A German Requiem (Ying Fang, s; Matthias Goerne, bar; Concert Chorale of NY; Jaap van Zweden, cond)

3/29      Lei Liang: Verge, for 18 Strings Marc?André Dalbavie: Melodia, for Instrumental Ensemble Sean Shepherd: These Particular Circumstances Nico Muhly: Detailed Instructions Matthias Pintscher: Songs from Solomon’s garden (Thomas Hampson, bar; Magnus Lindberg and Alan Gilbert, cond)