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Legendary composer Leonard Bernstein explains modern music with baseball analogies, 1957. Complement with composer Elliott Schwartz’s guide to how to listen to music, then see Bernstein’s Harvard lectures on the international grammar of music.
This Week at Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic concludes its third season of the music series “CONTACT!” at the Met Museum. The three-part program features: the world premiere of Elliott Carter’s “Two Controversies and a Conversation”, with soloists Eric Huebner on piano and Colin Currie on percussion; the U.S. premiere of Michael Jarrell’s “Nachlese Vb: Liederzyklus”, with soprano Charlotte Dobbs; and Pierre Boulez’s homage to Igor Stravinsky, with soloists Mindy Kaufman and Alexandra Sopp on flute and Robert Langevin on MIDI flute.
Paula Zahn interview Jeremy Denk. A resident of New York City, Jeremy Denk has appeared as soloist with major orchestras, including the Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, New World, St. Louis and San Francisco Symphonies. In addition to playing solo recitals, Denk is also an avid chamber musician. Over the years he has become known for his highly thoughtful interpretations of music and for the generosity of his playing.
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Check out this video for a sneak peak at Alan Gilbert: A Study, a new app from Credit Suisse that allows you to explore the New York Philharmonic Music Director’s inner sanctum. Download the free app here.
Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden makes his debut with the New York Philharmonic, including performances with pianist Yuja Wang.
NYC-ARTS Profile: Emerson String Quartet
For more than three decades, the Emerson String Quartet has performed in music capitals from New York to London to Vienna. With exceptional technical accomplishment, these four musicians have been able to bring new insight into the works of such great composers as Bach, Bartok, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich.