February 2015 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

February 2015 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Rota Fortunae, or Wheel of Fortune, is a medieval concept that appears as a motif in Orff's Carmina Burana. The Goddess Fortuna was said to own the wheel. She would spin the wheel constantly, changing the state of everyone on it. 


Joined by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, The New York Philharmonic presents Carl Orff's Carmina Burana in February. Other highlights of the month include an encore broadcast with Leonard Bernstein, J.S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto and two Brahms symphonies.  

2/1        (encore broadcast) Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov:  Prelude to Khovanshchina Kancheli: And Farewell Goes Out Sighing Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 7, Leningrad (Gidon Kremer, v; Derek Lee Ragin, ct; Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, cond)

2/8        Falla: Selections from Atlantida Orff: Carmina Burana (Erin Morley, s; Nicholas Phan, t; Jacques Imbrallo, bar; Orfeón Pomplona, Igor Ijurra Fernández, Dir; Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Dianne Berkun, Dir; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, cond)

2/15      J.S. Bach:  Keyboard Concerto Schoenberg: Piano Concerto Mozart:  Symphony No. 36, Linz (Emmanuel Ax, p; Alan Gilbert, cond)

2/22      Brahms:  Symphony No. 3  and 4 (Kurt Masur, cond)