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The New York Philharmonic’s first live national radio broadcast took place on October 5, 1930, over the CBS radio network. On that Sunday, Erich Kleiber was on the podium leading the Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Since that historic broadcast, the Philharmonic has enjoyed an almost continuous presence on national radio. Advancing its role as a media pioneer, the Philharmonic, since 2002, has shared its radio broadcast with a worldwide audience through its Website, nyphil.org.
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Bach specialist Masaaki Suzuki looks to make Philharmonic sound like a period instrument ensemble. Tonight at 9 pm, we hear his Phil debut conducting Bach’s motet Singet dem Herrn and Magnificat.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert returns to the podium to conduct the world premiere of Prosepero’s Rooms, a New York Philharmonic commission by Christopher Rouse.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Tonight at 9 pm, David Robertson and Pierre-Laurent Aimard return to the Philharmonic to perform works by Mozart, Messiaen and a premiere by Tristan Murail.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
High drama is the order of the day as the New York Philharmonic presents an all-Russian program with works by Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff, recorded during the orchestra's 2010 European Tour. Alan Gilbert conducts and pianist Yefim Bronfman is the soloist on Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
This week's program digs into the New York Philharmonic archives and features conductors Leonard Bernstein, Jose Serebrier and Pierre Boulez, and soloists Sharon Isbin on guitar, and messo-sopranos Jan DeGaetani and Marilyn Horne.
Thursday, April 04, 2013
New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Mahler's epic Symphony No. 6.