The season of Autumn arrives in New Orleans — officially — at 3:02pm on September 22. And, as we get ready for the crunching of leaves, the wearing of sweaters, and the carving of pumpkins, Classical 104.9 FM is musically ready, with a selection of “seasonal” gems to accompany the cooler temperatures!
Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields: “Autumn” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (Opening Movement)
The “Autumn Bacchanale” from The Seasons by Alexander Glazunov
Lang Lang returns, with “October” from Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons
Jessye Norman sings the evocative “September” from Richard Strauss’ Four Last Songs
And, finally, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers visits “Autumn in New York”
Plus, a Spotify playlist: