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Jan. 01 2024

Monday 1/01/24 New York Philharmonic

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11:00 PM

Winter Holiday Playlist

This week we bring you a selection of winter-themed highlights from the New York Philharmonic’s storied discography. You will hear sleigh bells from Mozart, Mahler, and Leroy Anderson, Concertmaster Frank Huang leading Winter from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, and selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.


Johann STRAUSS II:    Die Fledermaus Overture

Zubin Mehta, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART:                    German Dance in C, Sleigh Ride

Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Feliz BERNARD:         Winter Wonderland

Skitch Henderson, conductor

Karl SUESSDORF:       Moonlight in Vermont

Skitch Henderson, conductor

Leroy ANDERSON:     Sleigh Ride

Skitch Henderson, conductor

Edvard GRIEG:            Lyric Suite: March of the Dwarfs (orch. A. Seidl and E. Grieg)

Leonard Bernstein, conductor              

Antonio VIVALDI:      Winter from The Four Seasons

Frank Huang, leader and violin

Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS:                 Fantasia on Greensleeves

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor                

Francis POULENC:      Gloria in G

Leonard Bernstein, conductor  

Judith Blegen, soprano

Westminster Choir

Sergei PROKOFIEV:    Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Troika

Skitch Henderson, conductor

Sergei PROKOFIEV:    Winter Bonfire – Children’s Suite, Op. 122: No. 2, Winter Holiday; No. 4 Around the Bonfire; No. 8, Home Again

Skitch Henderson, conductor

Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY:        Selections from The Nutcracker

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Gustav MAHLER:        Symphony No. 4 in G major, I. Bedächtig. Nicht eilen

Lorin Maazel, conductor                      

Jacques OFFENBACH:             Ballet of the Snowflakes from Le Voyage danse la lune

Bramwell Tovey, conductor


HUMPERDINCK:        Children’s Prayer from Hänsel und Gretel

Bramwell Tovey, conductor

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