There, in the Night

October 25, 2019, 9:00 pm

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Moonrise. Henri-Joseph Harpignies. 1885. The Met

A nocturnal program with music ranging from Mendelssohn and Berlioz to contemporary American composer Julia Adolphe.


Mendelssohn: Overture & Nocturne from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
George Szell, conductor

Ives: Central Park in the Dark
Jaap van Zweden, conductor

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night)
Pierre Boulez, conductor

Julia Adolphe: Dark Sand, Sifting Light
Alan Gilbert, conductor

Stravinsky: The Song of the Nightingale
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Berlioz: Au Cimetière: Clair de lune (In the Cemetery: Moonlight) from Les Nuits d’été (The Summer Nights), Op. 7
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano Alan Gilbert, conductor

Mahler: IV: Night Music: Andante amoroso from Symphony No. 7
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Lyadov: The Enchanted Lake
Alan Gilbert, conductor