Music Alive for Wednesday 23 October 2019
In the final concert of the current series, Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the National Youth Orchestra of the USA .
Every year Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute brings together the brightest young players from across the country to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a free program for all participants.
Following a comprehensive audition process and a three-week training residency with leading professional orchestra musicians, these remarkable teenagers embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world while serving as dynamic music ambassadors.
HEARNE: Brass Tacks;
GERSHWIN: Piano Concerto in F;
SIBELIUS: Symphony No 2 in D Op 43;
COPLAND: Hoe Down, from Rodeo;
Meredith MONK: Panda Chant II, from The Games
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), National Youth Orchestra of the USA conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
Recorded in Carnegie Hall, New York by WQXR