Emanuel Ax photo: SONY/ Lisa Marie Mazzucco

New York Philharmonic – Jaap van Zweden conducts Dvořák 7 & Joan Tower’s 1920 / 2019; Emanuel Ax plays Mozart’s Piano Concerto K453

With this program’s opener, Joan Tower’s 1920 / 2019, the New York Philharmonic resumed Project 19, an initiative commissioning nineteen women to compose chamber and orchestra works to celebrate the centenary of the passage of the nineteenth amendment to the US Constitution, which extended voting rights to women. The piece’s palindrome-like title references two years – the […]

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