MISA 9th: Jaap van Zweeden & New York Philharmonic in Opening Concerts

The 9th Music in the Summer Air (MISA) kicks off with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra's old friend, conductor Jaap van Zweden. An excellent player in his own right, at 19, he became one of the two concertmasters in the world-famous Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra. Twenty years later, he began to work as a conductor for his wider interest on music and he has been the assistant of Leonard Bernstein. He's just recently been chosen to be the Music Director of the world-famous New York Philharominc, and he'll be leading them in the opening concert on July 1 featuring Bernstein and Mahler. They'll also have two more performances; on July 2, featuring Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, and Beethoven and Prokofiev's Fifths on July 3.
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MISA 9th: Jaap van Zweeden & New York Philharmonic in Opening Concerts

Programme

July 1:

Bernstein: Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium) 31’

(Violin: Renaud Capuçon)

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Mahler: Symphony No.5 in C-sharp minor 73’

 

July 2:

Johan Wagenaar: Cyrano de Bergerac Overture, Op.23 14’

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 18’

(Cello: Alisa Weilerstein)

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Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring 33’

 

Jul 3:

Beethoven Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67 31’

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Prokofiev: Symphony No.5 in B-flat major, Op.100 43’

 

Programme provided by the event organizer and is subject to change.

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