Music Alive for Monday 17 December 2018
The NZSO pays tribute to the American conductor, composer and music educator Leonard Bernstein, marking the centenary of his birth.
Bernstein: On The town: Three Dance Episodes: 1. The Treat Lover Displays Himself; On The town: I Can Cook too; On The town: Three Dance Episodes: 2. Lonely town: Pas De Deux; On The town: Some Other Time; On The town: Three Dance Episodes: 3. Times Square: 1944; Peter Pan: Dream With Me; Symphonic Suite from On The Waterfront; Candide Overture; Candide: Candide Begins His Travels; It Must Be So; West Side Story: Balcony Scene; Symphonic Dances from West Side Story; Candide: Glitter And Be Gay; West Side Story: Somewhere
Morgan James (vocals), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Brett Mitchell
Recorded in the Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ