Lenny’s Playlist, Part II

September 6, 2019, 9:00 pm

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Leonard Bernstein in 1945

Works conducted and composed by Leonard Bernstein and performed by the orchestra that he served as music director from 1958 to 1969.


All works conducted by Leonard Bernstein except as noted.

New York Philharmonic: Four Improvisations for Orchestra

Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute, K. 620

Copland: Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp, & Piano
Stanley Drucker, clarinet

Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5

Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra, Op. 17

Shchedrin: Mischievous Folk Ditties

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Alan Gilbert, conductor

Beethoven: Gloria from Mass in D Major, Op. 123, Missa solemnis
Eileen Farrell, soprano; Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano; Jon Vickers, tenor; Donald Bell, baritone; Schola Cantorum, dir. Hugh Ross

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man