July 2016 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

July 2016 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Bass-baritone Eric Owens

Eric Owens performs with others to honor great African American singers with the New York Philharmonic on July 3 and Prokofiev tells the classic Cinderella story through music on July 31, this month on Classical 91.5.

7/3        In Their Footsteps: Great African American Singers and Their Legacy Music of Joplin, Mahler, Bach, Gershwin, Verdi, Copland, Kern and traditional spirituals performed by Eric Owens, bs-bar; Janai Brugger, s; Laquita Mitchell, s; Marietta Simpson, ms; Russell Thomas, t; Dorothy Maynor Singers of the Harlem School of the Arts under the baton of Thomas Wilkins.

7/10      Haydn: Symphony No. 6, Le Matin Ligeti: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra (Marino Formenti, p; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

7/17      Mahler: Symphony No. 9 (Bernard Haitink, cond)

7/24      In Memoriam: Music Director Emeritus, Kurt Masur  Musical highlights to include: Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine Mozart: Symphony No. 41 Ives: Three Places in New England Beethoven: Leonore No 3 Overture Ades: America: A Prophesy Coleman: Skies of America Martin: Sechs Monologe aus Jederman Mendelssohn: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13

7/31      Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1 Prokofiev: Selections from Cinderella (Nicola Benedetti, v; Vladimir Jurowski, cond)