With Summertime Classics you’re treated to the same renowned musical virtuosity of the New York Philharmonic, but with a distinct summertime flair and the dazzling wit and colorful commentary of conductor and host Bramwell Tovey.
“Tovey, whose personality is as ebullient as this music, interspersed the works with a lively stream of jokes and anecdotes.” — The New York Times
These all-Russian evenings give you the colorful classics you love, including Rachmaninoff’s ravishing First Piano Concerto performed by 28-year-old sensation Joyce Yang, described by The New York Times as “a knockout.”
Wed, Jul 2, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Thu, Jul 3, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1
Musorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky: Marche slave
The powerhouse combination of the Philharmonic and “The Commandant’s Own” celebrate America’s birthday with this spectacular display of musical fireworks.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Sat, Jul 5, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Gershwin/Arr. Rose: "Strike Up the Band" from Strike Up the Band
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Brian Dix & Nathan Morris: Chester, A March
E. Bernstein/Arr. B. Dix & John Williams: Theme from The Magnificent Seven
Joe Green/Arr. N. Morris, J. Jaorowsky & John Williams: Xylophonia
Raye & Prince/Arr. B. Dix & N. Morris: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Sousa/Arr. B. Dix: Washington Post March
Sousa/Arr. B. Dix & S. Bulla: Semper Fidelis
Brian Dix/Arr. S. Bulla: Ellis Island
Various/Arr. S. Bulla & B. Dix: Armed Services Salute