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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

New World Symphony

Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:30 PM Zankel Hall
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Michael Tilson Thomas by Spencer Lowell, Measha Brueggergosman by Hiep Vu, Yuja Wang by Kirk Edwards
Perspectives artist Michael Tilson Thomas’s brilliance as conductor and composer are showcased. His Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind takes its text from a Carl Sandburg poem and was composed for soprano Measha Brueggergosman. This unique song cycle—scored for three singers, chamber orchestra, and cabaret band—is a fascinating fusion of art song and bebop. Tilson Thomas’s mastery of Mahler is featured in a performance of the composer’s string orchestra arrangement of Schubert’s powerful string quartet. Fellow Perspectives artist Yuja Wang is also on hand for the New York premiere of a Tilson Thomas work for solo piano.

Part of: Perspectives: Michael Tilson Thomas and Zankel Sampler I

Performers

New World Symphony
America’s Orchestral Academy
Michael Tilson Thomas, Artistic Director and Conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, Soprano
Yuja Wang, Piano

with
Mikaela Bennett, Vocals
Kara Dugan, Vocals

Program

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS Work for Solo Piano (NY Premiere)
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind (NY Premiere)
SCHUBERT String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden" (arr. for string orchestra by Mahler)
Michael Tilson Thomas: 2018–2019 Perspectives Artist

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