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Charles Ives takes us on a holiday tour on the New York Philharmonic, June 2020

Dallas Symphony Recording of Charles Ives' Holidays Symphony

Charles Ives took 16 years to complete the four movements of his New England Holiday Symphony, simply referred to as Holidays Symphony. It celebrated four holidays, one in each season of the year (Washington's Birthday, Decoration Day, July 4th and Thanksgiving/Forefather's Day). We'll hear it on the June 7th broadcast. 

6/7        Ives: Holidays Symphony Copland: Lincoln Portrait Blitztein: Airborne Symphony (Orson Welles, nar; William Warfield, bs; Andrea Velis, t; David Watson; Choral Arts Society; Leonard Bernstein, cond)

6/14      Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet Koussevitzky: Concerto for Double Bass Shostakovich: Symphony No. 14 (Eugene Levinson, db; Teresa Kubiak, s, Bushkin Isser, bs; Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta and Leonard Bernstein, cond)
6/21      Copland: El Salon Mexico Ravel/Constant: Gaspard de la nuit Rouse: Flute Concerto Ravel: Bolero (Robert Langevin, f; Leonard Slatkin, cond)
6/28      Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathetique (Rudolph Buchbinder, p; Alan Gilbert, cond)