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Haydn's Maria Theresa

November 14, 2020

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Leon Botstein conducts three 20th-century works that all premiered in the U.S.—including the rarely heard Scherzi musicali of African American composer Ulysses Kay, who taught at Lehman College in the Bronx for twenty years—along with Haydn‘s regal Maria Theresa Symphony, performed for the Holy Roman Empress in 1773.

Leon Botstein conductor
Andrés Rivas conductor
Blair McMillen piano

Varèse Hyperprism
Hindemith Concert Music for Piano, Brass, and Harps
Ulysses Kay Scherzi musicali
Haydn Symphony No. 48, Maria Theresa

Estimated run time: 1 hour and 30 minutes