Thursday: Hear the Philadelphia Orchestra play Carnegie Hall

February 26, 2014
Photo: Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra.

The program, recorded earlier this week, also includes Richard Strauss’ “Metamorphosen” and Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 with Johannes Moser on cello.

In a review, the New York Times said the "long and engrossing program never felt long":

And the evening ended with an all-out, full-orchestra romp through Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony that somehow seemed to combine the grace of figure skating with the plummeting thrills of downhill racing.

The evening is part of our “Live from Carnegie Hall” broadcasts. Other recent programs include an evening of Bartok string quartets by Boulder’s Takacs Quartet.