New York Rhapsody: Lang Lang and Friends


A musical love letter to Lang Lang’s adoptive home, New York. Embracing the music that helped make the city so famous, New York Rhapsody spans the surprising and traditional. A program ranging from Gershwin to Bernstein, Lou Reed to Alicia Keys, this music rediscovers the dazzle and soul of America in its most symbolic city. Featuring a rare performance of Rhapsody in Blue’s original jazz band arrangement, Lang Lang is joined by celebrated artists including Rufus Wainwright, Suzanne Vega, Kurt Elling, Regina Spektor, and many more. PROGRAM GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue HENLEY WINDING KORTCHMAR New York Minute ELBOW New York Morning COPLAND Story of Our Town BERNSTEIN SONDHEIM REED Somewhere/Dirty Boulevard ELFMAN Spider-Man Theme ARR. FIRTH New York Medley MANCINI Moon River BERNSTEIN SONDHEIM West Side Story: Tonight KEYS ET. AL Empire State of Mind Part Two: Broken Down COPLAND In Evening Air ARTISTS Lang Lang, piano David Lai, conductor Andra Day, vocals Kurt Elling, vocals Lisa Fischer, vocals Jerry Douglas, guitar Sean Jones, trumpet Regina Spektor, vocals Lindsey Stirling, violin Suzanne Vega, vocals Rufus Wainwright, vocals

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