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Naumburg Orchestral Concerts - Opening Concert

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

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Donated by Elkan Naumburg, the Naumburg Bandshell has been home to the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts since 1905. The concert series is now the oldest in the United States to bring free outdoor classical music to the public. Naumburg Orchestral Concerts features the work of new composers and conductors.

On opening night The Knights perform led by Eric Jacobsen.


Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
Sinfonia, No. 6, ‘La Casa del Diavolo’ for orchestra in D minor, Op. 12, No. 4, (1771)

  • Andante sostenuto - Allegro assai
  • Andantino con moto
  • Andante sostenuto - Allegro con molto

Philip Glass (1937- )
Suite from Orphee (World Premiere), 2013


Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007)
Selections from Tierkreis (1974-75)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)
Symphony No. 41, ‘Jupiter’, in C major, K.551, (1788)

  • Allegro vivace
  • Andante cantabile
  • Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio
  • Molto allegr


Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park Accessible
(Nearest entrance at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue)
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