11:00 PM Charles Dutoit, conductor Dukas: La Peri, Fanfare and poemedanse Connesson: pour sortir au jour (Mathieu Dufour,flute) Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 (Paul Jacobs,organ) Williams: Violin Concerto (Gil Shaham, violin; John Williams, conductor) Poulenc: Gloria (Bernard Haitink, conductor)
11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloists: Julianna De Giacomo, soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Russell Thomas, tenor; Shenyang, bass; Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus; Kent Tritle,director Turnage: Frieze Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
Christoph von Dohnanyi conducted the New York Philharmonic in works by Dvorak at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s annual holiday “Brandenburg” concert benefited from new participants this year.
8:00 AM Phillip Lawson Born on a New Day Signum 502 SOLO The King’s Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 AM Ed Henderson Milagros de Navidad Soundset 1005 COND Jon Washburn ORCH Phoenix Bach Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:24 AM Antonio Vivaldi Gloria in A RV 588 Erato 88179 COND Claudio Scimone ORCH I Solisti Veneti SOLO Ambrosian Singers SOLO […]
Classical music is serious business, yet some of this year’s performances were playful and wickedly funny.
If the post-downturn classical music world sometimes seemed to have more slamming doors than a Feydeau farce this year, there was also glorious music and breakout performances.
Celebrate the holiday season with something different: chamber music and a solo recital with a modern twist.
The year’s memorable productions in classical music took place in major concert halls as well as in small spaces.
From Angelique Kidjo to the Metropolitan Opera Chorus, the voices that soared above the rest in 2014.