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An American Romanticist on the New York Philharmonic, August 2020

The late American composer Christopher Rouse

American composer Christopher Rouse died on September 21, 2019. His evocative style is especially emblematic in his compact concert openers like his 2014 composition Thunderstruck, which we will hear opening the  August 30th broadcast.

8/2        Beethoven: Violin Concerto Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe Schubert: Symphony No. 8, Unfinished ((Frank Peter Zimmerman, v; Alan Gilbert, cond.)

8/9        Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Korngold: Violin Concerto Nielsen: Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia Espansiva Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments (Leonidas Kavakos, v; Alan Gilbert, cond.)

8/16      Haydn: Symphony No. 88 Schubert: Selected Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Orchestra Ravel: Mother Goose Ravel: La Valse (Anne Sofie von Otter, ms; Alan Gilbert, cond.)

8/23      Unsuk Chin: Clarinet Concerto Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (Karki Krikku, cl; Alan Gilbert, cond.)

8/30      Rouse: Thunderstruck Haydn: Symphony No. 103 Brahms: Violin Concerto (Lisa Batiashvili, v; Alan Gilbert, cond)