New York Philharmonic adds streamed concert of Mary Lou Williams, William Grant Still, Copland, and Ives

Posted on: March 15, 2021

The New York Philharmonic has added a second newly recorded concert to its on-demand streaming service NYPhil+, conducted by Tito Muñoz, with pianist Aaron Diehl. Diehl serves as soloist in selections from Mary Lou Williams’s Zodiac Suite (together with bassist Paul Sikivie and drummer Aaron Kimmel) and William Grant Still’s Out of the Silence, from Seven Traceries. The program also includes Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite (for 13 instruments), Ives’s The Unanswered Question, and Copland’s Quiet City, featuring Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin and English horn player Ryan Roberts. NYPhil+ launched in February and includes new and archival programs of standard repertoire and contemporary music by composers including David Lang, Tania León, Jessie Montgomery, Ellen Reid, Julia Wolfe, and Nina C. Young. Click here for more information.