Classical Faves from 2022!

December 30, 2022, 8:00 pm

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In honor of the end of the year, LaRob K. Rafael and Kristina Lynn share some of their favorite musical moments of 2022 including newly released recordings of music by Leonard Bernstein, Jessie Montgomery, and Joseph Bologne. Together they recount the range of musical highlights from the year 2022.


Leonard Bernstein: “Lonely Town” from On the Town
Alison Balsom, trumpet; Britten Sinfonia; Scott Stroman, conductor

Trad American arr. Shawn E Okpebholo: Shall We Gather at the River (Beautiful River)
Will Liverman, baritone; Paul Sanchez, piano

Flutronix & Third Coast Percussion: “Go” from Rubix
Flutronix, flutes; Third Coast Percussion, percussion

Anthony Davis X:  Overture & Scene 1: “Africa for Africans” from The Life and Times of Malcolm X
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Odyssey Opera

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: 6 Quartetto Concertans, No. 3 in C Major
Arabella String Quartet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  “Or sai chi l’onore” from Don Giovanni
Rachel Willis-Sorenson, soprano; Teatro Carlo Felice Orchestra Genoa; Fédéric Chaslin, conductor

Jessie Montgomery: Soul Force
New York Symphony; Michael Repper, conductor

Dionne Warwick: I Say a Little Prayer (arr. Burt Bacharach)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello