November 2014 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

November 2014 listings for The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

Unsuk Chin, modern composer, is featured in the 11/9 program.  

On 11/9, Unsuk Chin's Clarinet Concerto is aired, with a performance by Kari Kriikku, one of the premier performers of modern clarinet music. Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic, stated in an interview that the piece was written specifically for Kriikku and was an exempliary piece of Chins work which encompassed both her South Korean herritage and a new, modern twist. It is complimented by Mahler's Symphony No. 1.

11/2      Haydn:  Symphony No. 88  Schubert:  Selected Songs for Mezzo Soprano and Orchestra Ravel:  Mother Goose (Complete ballet) Ravel:  La Valse (Anne Sofie von Otter, ms; Alan Gilbert, cond)

11/9      Chin:   Clarinet Concerto Mahler:   Symphony No. 1 (Kari Kriikku, cl; Alan Gilbert, cond)

11/16    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 Ragain, ct; Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, cond)

11/23    Rouse:  Thunderstuck Haydn: Symphony No. 103, Drumroll Brahms: Violin Concerto (Lisa Batiashvili, v; Alan Gilbert, cond)

11/30    Copland:  El Salón México Ravel:  Gaspard de la nuit Rouse: Flute Concerto Ravel: Boléro (Robert Langevin, f; Leonard Slatkin, cond)