Young People’s Concert: THE ORCHESTRA WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
Inspired by Gil Scott-Heron's 1970s protest song, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, this concert activates musical reflections on fights for civil rights from the 1950s through today. Explore how composers and the Orchestra amplify calls for revolutionary acts of freedom, equality, and justic...
Classical Fun with Danny Kaye
Comedian Danny Kaye leads the Philharmonic in a loving send-up of orchestral performance practice by conducting with his back to the Orchestra.
Triumphal March (and Ballet), from Aida (1871)
Kathleen Battle Sings Mozart
Kathleen Battle, one of the great sopranos of her time, sings a popular aria from Mozart’s Il ré pastore (The Shepherd King). Shlomo Mintz plays the solo violin part, representing the title character’s thoughts of his absent beloved.
Aria, L’amerò sarò costante, from Il ré pas...
The Spirit of Vienna
Nothing evokes a Viennese New Year’s ball quite like Strauss waltzes. Hear the famous Blue Danube and other Strauss family pieces in this effervescent performance from New Year’s Eve 1984.
J. STRAUSS II (1825–99)
Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltzes), Op. 437 (1889)
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 ...
RECONNECT: Anna Clyne’s Within Her Arms
Sometimes it’s hard to express how we’re feeling, especially when emotions are overwhelming or confusing. Listen to how music and poetry can help us make sense of, and communicate, big feelings so we can reconnect with those we love. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Anna CLYNE (b. 1980)