Lenny’s Playlist, Part II

July 15, 2022, 10:00 pm

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Leonard Bernstein (Photo: Jim Steere, 1988)

A wide-ranging look at some of the finest NY Phil performances conducted and composed by Leonard Bernstein.


Unless otherwise noted, all music conducted by Leonard Bernstein

New York Phil: Four Improvisations for Orchestra

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute, K. 620

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

Gustav Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5

Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra

Rodion Shchedrin: Mischievous Folk Ditties

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

Ludwig van Beethoven: Gloria from Mass in D, op. 123, “Missa solemnis”
Eileen Farrell, soprano; Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano; Jon Vickers, tenor; Donald Bell, baritone; Schola Cantorum: Hugh Ross, director

Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man