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Meet Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg on the New York Philharmonic, July 2020

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Magnus Lindberg, Finish Composer

Who is Magnus Lindberg? "Magnus Lindberg is one of the most talented European composers of his generation, particularly admired for his orchestral scores.  Energy, colour and a thrilling density of material are the hallmarks of his recent style, which defines a new classical modernism." - Boosey & Hawkes. Meet him and hear his musical voice in the July 19th broadcast.

7/5        Liszt: Les Preludes, Piano Concerto No. 1, A Faust Symphony, Mephisto Waltz (Andre Watts, p; Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, cond)

7/12      Massenet: Scenes pittoresques: Angelus Debussy/Roger-Ducasse: Rhapsody for Saxophone and Piano Debussy: Images pour Orchestre, Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien Massenet: Werther: “Pourquoi me reveiller?” (Kenneth Radnofsky, sax; Luciano Pavarotti, t; Josef Stransky, Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, cond)

7/19      The Artistry of Magnus Lindberg Lindberg: Expo, Souvenir in Memoriam Gerard Grisey, Grand Duo (Alan Gilbert, cond)

7/26      Lunsqui: Fibres, Yarn, and Fabrik Gruber: Frankenstein!! Carter: Two Controversies and A Conversation Jarrell: Nachlese Vb; Liederzyklus Boulez:explosante-fixe… (HK Gruber, chansonnier; Alan Gilbert and David Robertson, cond)