Conductor Jaap van Zweden, who marks his first season as the 26th Music Director of New York Philharmonic, leads the orchestra through an evening of classic pieces by some of the worlds most legendary composers. Joining the company for the event is award-winning pianist David Fray.
Brahms Tragic Overture leads the program, with its intense and dramatic sound. The atmosphere this piece creates will transport you back to the 1800s, and provide a sense of foreboding and mystery, before hurtling towards its conclusion.
Mozart Piano Concert No.24 sees pianist David Fray playing, what is considered as one of Mozarts finest achievements. Needing one of the largest orchestras to stimulate the compositions further, there's no doubt that the darkness of this piece sees it stand apart from Mozarts previous work.
John Corigliano's Symphony No.1 is the piercing remembrance to those lost and many impacted by the AIDs epidemic in the 1980s. Creating awareness and support for those affected and suffering.