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Delivered Tuesdays & Thursdays
Enjoy great performances from the New York Philharmonic's current season and archives. Alec Baldwin is the broadcast host Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.October through Marchon Music Station
Eric Owens | photo: Dario Acosta
Bass-baritone Eric Owens curates and hosts the program “In Their Footsteps: Great African American Singers and Their Legacy.”
Conductor: Thomas Wilkins (debut)
Joplin: Treemonisha Overture
Joplin: Selections from Treemonisha: “The Sacred Tree” “Wrong Is Never Right (A Lecture)”
Mahler: Selections from Songs of a Wayfarer: “Ging heut’ Morgens” (“I Went This Morning“)"Die zwei blauen Augen” (“The Two Blue Eyes”)
J.S. Bach/arr. Gounod: “Ave Maria”
Traditional/Arr. H.T. Burleigh & Orch. J. Joubert; “On Ma Journey Now’
Traditional/Arr. W. Dawson: “Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit”
Traditional/Arr. H. Johnson & Orch. J. Joubert: “My God is So High”
Gershwin: Selections from Porgy and Bess: “I've Got Plenty O' Nuttin'” “Bess, You Is My Woman Now”
Verdi: “Ingemisco” from Messa da Requiem
Kern: “Ol' Man River” from Show Boat
Copland: “Simple Gifts” from Old American Songs
Plus selections from NYP Archives TBD and interview clips featuring commentary from Eric Owens, George Shirley, Morris Robinson, Simon Estes, Florence Quivar, Donnie Ray Albert, Jubilant Sykes, Martina Arroyo, Harolyn Blackwell, and Denyce Graves.
Soloists: Eric Owens co-host, curator, and bass-baritone Janai Brugger, soprano (debut) Laquita Mitchell, soprano (debut) Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano Russell Thomas, tenor Dorothy Maynor Singers of the Harlem School of the Arts