The New York Philharmonic digs into the archives, April 2020
The original programs scheduled to air in April with maestro Jaap van Zweden have been replaced by excellent programs from the NY Phil archives. This change was necessitated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
4/5 Bernstein: Chichester Psalms, Kaddish, Symphony No. 3, Suites Nos. 1 & 2 from the Dybbuk (Jennie Tourel, ms; John Bogart, boy alto; Paul Sperry, t; Bruce Fifer, bs-bar; Felicia Montealegre, speaker; Camerata Singers, Abraham Kaplan, dir; Columbus Boychoir, Donald Bryant, dir; Leonard Bernstein, cond)
4/12 Gershwin: Selections from Porgy and Bess Russo: Symphony No. 2, Titans Ellington/Marsalis: A Tone Parallel to Harlem Copland: The Tender Land (Maynard Ferguson and Wynton Marsalis, tr; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra; Joy Clements, s; Claramae Turner, ms; Richard Cassilly, t; Richard Fredricks, bar; Norman Treigle, bs; Choral Art Society, William Jonson, dir; Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur and André Kostelanetz cond)
4/19 Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1 Ben-Haim: Sweet Psalmist of Israel Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar (Walter Hendl, p; Sylvia Marlowe, hc; Christina Savrache, hp; Sergei Leiferkus, ba; Men of the New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerfelt, dir; Charles Munch, Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, cond)
4/26 Ives: Three Places in New England Paine: Symphony No. 1 Thomson: The Mother of Us All Suite Schuman: Symphony No. 8 (Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Leopold Stokowski and Leonard Bernstein, cond)