• Spring for Music 2011 at Carnegie Hall: Redux Part I

    The inaugural Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall ended last Sunday with a performance by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Kent Nagano.

    For those who could not make it—and for those who were there and wish to relive them—today and tomorrow we will post the full WQXR streams of all seven Spring for Music concerts. Enjoy!

    Friday, May 6
    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra 

    AARON JAY KERNIS Concerto with Echoes
    MELINDA WAGNER Little Moonhead
    STEPHEN HARTKE A Brandenburg Autumn
    PAUL MORAVEC Brandenburg Gate 


    Saturday, May 7
    The Toledo Symphony 

    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 54
    ANDRÉ PREVIN / TOM STOPPARD Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (New York Premiere, orchestrated version)


    Tuesday, May 10
    Albany Symphony 

    GEORGE TSONTAKIS "Let the River be Unbroken" (New York Premiere)
    JOHN HARBISON "Ain't goin' to study war no mo'" (New York Premiere)
    DONAL FOX "Hear de lams a-cryin'" (New York Premiere)
    BUN CHING LAM "Sometimes I feel Like a Motherless Child" (New York Premiere)
    TANIA LEÓN "Didn't my Lord Deliver Daniel" (New York Premiere)
    DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN (DBR) "Harvest" (New York Premiere)
    KEVIN BEAVERS "Deep River" (New York Premiere)
    RICHARD ADAMS "Stan' Still, Jordan" (New York Premiere)
    STEPHEN DANKNER "Wade in de' Water" (New York Premiere)
    AARON COPLAND Appalachian Spring


    Wednesday, May 11
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra 

    STEVEN STUCKY August 4, 1964 (New York Premiere)



    Check back tomorrow for the remaining three streams—Oregon Symphony Orchestra, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.

    May 6 Spring for Music: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    May 7 Spring for Music: Toledo Symphony
    May 10 Spring for Music: Albany Symphony
    May 11 Spring for Music: Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    May 12 Spring for Music: Oregon Symphony Orchestra
    May 13 Spring for Music: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
    May 14 Spring for Music: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal