Thomson, Milhaud, and Mahler

November 4, 2022, 9:00 pm

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Irmgard Seefried
Irmgard Seefried

This week we bring you some highlights from the New York Philharmonic’s storied discography. Leonard Bernstein conducts Virgil Thomson’s The Seine at Night and the oratorio Les Choéphores by Darius Milhaud. Finally, we hear Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony under Georg Solti’s baton with mezzo-soprano Irmgard Seefried.


Virgil Thomson: The Seine at Night
Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Darius Milhaud: Les Choéphores
Vera Zorina, narrator; Irene Jordan, soprano; McHenry Boatwright, bass; Virginia Babikian, soprano; Schola Cantorum: Hugh Ross, director; Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major
Irmgard Seefried, mezzo-soprano; Georg Solti, conductor