New York Philharmonic "Summertime Classics" to Feature Cabell, Tovey and More

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The New York Philharmonic will present its seventh season of Summertime Classics with nine themed concerts and four distinct programs, conducted and hosted by Bramwell Tovey, June 29 _July 10. Complete details have been released.


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The first program (June 29 _30), entitled "From Russia with Love," will offer music by great Russian composers such as Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, and Glazunov, with the Philharmonic debut of violinist Mikhail Simonyan performing Tchiakovsky's Violin Concerto.

The second program, "Strike Up the Band" (July 1 _2), will feature favorites by American composers, and will include Gershwin's An American in Paris and marches by "The March King," John Philip Sousa, performed by the United States Military Academy Band, Lt. Col. Timothy J. Holtan, commander/conductor.

On the third program, "La Dolce Vita" (July 6 _7), soprano Nicole Cabell will make her Philharmonic debut singing arias by Mozart, Puccini, and Donizetti, while the Orchestra offers additional works by Rossini, Massenet, and Gounod.

The final program, "From the Danube to the Rhine" (July 8 _10), will include Brahms's Hungarian Dances Nos. 17 _21 as arranged by Dvorak, Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Alexander Gavrylyuk in his Philharmonic debut, and works by Reznicek, Suppé, J. Strauss, II, Léhar, and Enesco.

SUMMERTIME CLASSICS
Avery Fisher Hall

Program I : "From Russia with Love"
Tuesday, June 29, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Mikhail Simonyan, violin*

PROKOFIEV March and Scherzo from The Love for Three Oranges
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto
GLAZUNOV Selections from Act III of Raymonda
TCHAIKOVSKY Marche slave

Program II : "Strike Up the Band"
Thursday, July 1, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 2, 2010, 8:00 p.m.

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
United States Military Academy Band
Lt. Col. Timothy J. Holtan, commander/conductor

TRADITIONAL/Dragon Memories of America (orchestra/Tovey)
GERSHWIN An American in Paris (orchestra/Tovey)
GOULD Symphony No. 4, West Point (band/Holtan)
BASS L'Esprit du tour (band and orchestra/Tovey)
SOUSA The National Game (band and orchestra/Tovey)
SOUSA The Stars and Stripes Forever (band and orchestra/Tovey)

*denotes New York Philharmonic debut

Program III : "La Dolce Vita"
Tuesday, July 6, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Nicole Cabell, soprano*

ROSSINI Overture to La Cenerentola
MOZART "E Susanna non vien ... Dove sono" from The Marriage of Figaro
MOZART "Giunse alfin il momento ... Deh vieni" from The Marriage of Figaro
PUCCINI Intermezzo from Act III of Manon Lescaut
PUCCINI "Si, mi chiamano Mimì" from La bohème
DONIZETTI "Prendi; prendi, per me sei libero" from L'Elisir d'amore
MASSENET Ballet Music from Le Cid
GOUNOD Ballet Music from Faust

Program IV : "From the Danube to the Rhine"
Thursday, July 8, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 9, 2010, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 10, 2010, 8:00 p.m.

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano*

REZNICEK Overture to Donna Diana
BRAHMS/Dvorak Hungarian Dances Nos. 17 _21
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1
SUPPÉ Light Cavalry Overture
J. STRAUSS II Pesther Csárdás
LÉHAR Ballsirenen Waltzes (from The Merry Widow)
ENESCO Romanian Rhapsody No .1

*denotes New York Philharmonic debut

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