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The New York Philharmonic in April commemorates 9/11 with music by John Corigliano


Continuing with archival concerts, in April we'll hear John Corigliano's four-movement song cycle for mezzo soprano and orchestra, One Sweet Morning, which was jointly commissioned by the NY Philharmonic and the Shanghai Symphony to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.  We'll hear the premiere of this work with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe performed on September 30, 2011.  April 11th at 3pm.

4/4        Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for Piano and Orchestra Tchaikovsky: Act II from The Nutcracker (Alexander Romanovsky, p; Alan Gilbert, cond)

4/11      Barber: Essay No. 1 Corigliano: One Sweet Morning, for Mezzo?Soprano and Orchestra Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 (Stephanie Blythe, ms; Alan Gilbert, cond)

4/18      J. S. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins Berg: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 3 (Frank Zimmerman, v; Alan Gilbert, v and cond)

4/25      Mozart: Symphony No. 38, Prague, Concerto for Flute and Harp Debussy: Jeux, Iberia (Robert Langevin, f; Nancy Allen, hp; Lorin Maazel, cond)