Tonight's Brahms program at the New York Philharmonic was a gift from Heaven, that's for sure. Eighty-five year old Kurt Masur basked in the affection and respect of the musicians and the audience as he conducted the program of Brahms' Symphony No. 3 in F major Op. 90 and Symphony No. 4. You can still get tickets for Friday night and Saturday night performances here.
Haglund would like to thank ballet class accompanists everywhere who play classical music in class including the overwhelmingly beautiful Brahms Symphony No. 3 Poco allegretto. Here is the Plovdiv Philharmonic of Bulgaria in a live performance: