Today marks the centenary of composer, conductor & pianist Lukas Foss. He died in 2009. Aug 15, 2022 | News, Videos | 1 comment Folksong (1976). Original version (it was revised in 1978) with Foss conducting the St Louis Symphony. Piano Concerto No.2 (1951); the composer (piano)/Los Angeles Festival Orchestra/Franz Waxman; undated performance. Foss conducts Sibelius: Lemminkäinen Legends; Buffalo Philharmonic; recorded 1968 for Nonesuch. Leonard Bernstein’s The Age of Anxiety (Symphony No.2; original version); the composer’s first of three recordings (New York Phil/CBS; 1950), with Lukas Foss at the piano (as he was for Bernstein’s third recording of it with the Israel Phil/DG).http://www.colinscolumn.com/lukas-foss-tribute-with-joann-falletta-and-the-buffalo-phil-at-carnegie-hall-october-3/ https://www.gramophone.co.uk/features/article/remembering-lukas-foss 1 Comment Pete Sinclair on August 15, 2022 at 7:20 am Another composer ignored by the proms, like Alexander Goehr, 90 this year. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.