New York Philharmonic Offerings Score 97%

New York Philharmonic Offerings

In 1942 Copland composed Fanfare for the Common Man to support America’s effort during World War II. He settled on this title because, as he put it, “It was the common man, after all, who was doing all the dirty work in the war and the army.” He later added, “He deserved a fanfare.” Today, the title could just as easily apply to the healthcare workers and other essential frontline workers who have helped us through the COVID-19 pandemic.

This newly recorded performance was conducted by David Robertson in January 2021 at St. Bartholomew’s Church.

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THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY – APRIL 3, OF “OPEN ‘THO SHUT Score 97%

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY – APRIL 3, OF “OPEN ‘THO SHUT

On Saturday, April 3 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Theater for the New City (TNC), 155 First Ave., will present a mixed music and performance lineup for the twenty-first installment of “Open ‘Tho Shut,” its afternoon of “walk-by theater” that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.

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