The first woman to direct the Vienna Philharmonic, Australian Simone Young makes her LA Philharmonic debut conducting music of Benjamin Britten and Richard Strauss.

 

Conductor Simone Young

Conductor Simone Young Photo: Klaus Lefebvre

Programme:

BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes;

BRITTEN: Serenade for tenor, horn & strings Op 31;

STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra Op 30;

STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier, Suite

Michael Slattery (tenor), Andrew Bain (horn), Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Simone Young

Recorded in the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles.