This week, baritone Thomas Hampson joins the CSO under the baton of Bramwell Tovey to perform songs by composers from across America, including works by Ives and Copland. Later in the broadcast, Bramwell Tovey conducts Elgar’s Enigma VariationsRounding out of the program, former principal guest conductor Carlo Maria Giulini leads a suite from Stravinsky’s Petrushka from a 1969 Angel recording.

Ives/Schuman Variations on ‘America’

Ives/Adams At the River
Copland Selections from Old American Songs
Simple Gifts
The Boatmen’s Dance
The Golden Willow Tree
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Still In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy

Damrosch Danny Deever
Daughtery Letter to Mrs. Bixby from Letters from Lincoln
Corigliano One Sweet Morning from One Sweet Morning
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Elgar Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 (Engima)
Originally recorded at concerts in January 2019
Bramwell Tovey, conductor

Stravinsky Suite from Petrushka
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
Angel, 1969

This program will be available until July 1, 2021.

Program notes for the performance by Bramwell Tovey and Thomas Hampson are here. Program notes for Stravinsky’s Suite from Petrushka conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini are here.

Brian Wise is the producer for CSO radio broadcasts.

Performer Biographies
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Thomas Hampson, baritone
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor

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TOP: Bramwell Tovey | © David Cooper

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