Leonard Bernstein Conducts Haydn’s The Creation

January 13, 2023, 9:00 pm

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Leonard Bernstein, in a blue turtleneck, leads rehearsal
Leonard Bernstein in 1973 (Photo: Allan Warren, courtesy the Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc)

Soprano Judith Raskin, tenor Alexander Young, baritone John Reardon, and the Camerata Singers are featured in this 1966 performance of Haydn’s The Creation, conducted by Leonard Bernstein. We also hear the Finale from Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto performed by then New York Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Philip Smith. Alec Baldwin is your host on The New York Philharmonic This Week.


Haydn: The Creation, Hob. XXI:2
Judith Raskin, soprano; Alexander Young, tenor; John Reardon, baritone; Camerata Singers: Leonard Bernstein, conductor

Haydn: Finale, from Trumpet Concerto
Philip Smith, trumpet; Zubin Mehta, conductor