In our first concert recorded exclusively for NYPhil+ Emanuel Ax masters the technical challenges of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9 with the most delicate touch. David Robertson also conducts Elgar, Richard Strauss, and Jessie Montgomery’s multicultural rhapsody on the theme of The Star-Spangled Banner.
Jessie MONTGOMERY (b. 1981)
R. STRAUSS (1864–1949)
Wind Serenade in E-flat major, Op. 7 (1881–82)
Piano Concerto in E-flat major, K.271 (1777)
3. Rondeau: Presto
Introduction and Allegro for Strings (Quartet and Orchestra), Op. 47 (1905)
(The Elgar features Frank Huang and Qianqian Li, violins; Cynthia Phelps, viola; and Carter Brey, cello)
Major support provided by Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin.