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

Magnus Lindberg, Finish Composer
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)