Airs Thursday at 9 pm on WQXR.
The New York Philharmonic This Week, hosted by Alec Baldwin, is produced by the New York Philharmonic and broadcast and syndicated nationally 52 weeks a year by the WFMT Radio Network. The two-hour program includes recent performances of the orchestra, interviews with Philharmonic musicians, guest artists and conductors.
The New York Philharmonic This Week airs locally in the New York metropolitan area on WQXR 105.9 FM, Thursdays at 9 p.m. The broadcasts are syndicated to nearly 500 outlets nationally and more than 30 countries internationally by the WFMT Radio Network and are available on nyphil.org for on-demand streaming. The New York Philharmonic This Week can also be heard on the radio in China on Dong Fan Group Shanghai Classical Radio 94.7.
The New York Philharmonic This Week is generously underwritten by The Kaplan Foundation, the Audrey Love Charitable Foundation and the Philharmonic’s corporate partner, MetLife Foundation. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Thursday, April 05, 2012
Tonight at 9 pm, David Zinman leads the Philharmonic in Beethoven’s first and third symphonies, plus Hartmann’s Concerto funèbre featuring soloist Gil Shaham.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Guest conductor David Zinman leads the New York Philharmonic in Beethoven's Second and Seventh symphonies and cellist Alisa Weilerstein shines on Barber's demanding Cello Concerto.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
On this week's broadcast, guest conductor David Zinman helps breathe modern life into Beethoven's Second and Seventh symphonies.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Alan Gilbert conducts a colorful program featuring Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and Ravel’s orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
Thursday, March 08, 2012
In this week’s program, artist in residence Frank Peter Zimmermann ascends Beethoven’s “Mount Everest of violin concertos,” performing his only concerto for the instrument.
Thursday, March 01, 2012
This week's broadcast from the Philharmonic spotlights two artists from vastly different historical periods born on a leap year: Giacomo Rossini and soprano Reri Grist.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
This week’s New York Philharmonic program comes from the orchestra’s recent stop at the Barbican Centre in London, where it performed the UK premiere of Thomas Ades’ Polaris, a New York Philharmonic co-commission with the Barbican.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
This week the New York Philharmonic welcomes guest soloist Lang Lang for Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 2.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
This week’s program was recorded during the New York Philharmonic’s 2010 European Tour with Alan Gilbert conducting and pianist Yefim Bronfman performing Prokofiev’s second piano concerto.
Thursday, February 02, 2012
In memory of the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy’s birth and the 100th anniversary of Jules Massenet’s death, this week’s New York Philharmonic broadcast features several recordings of pieces by the two composers.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Former music director Zubin Mehta returns to lead the New York Philharmonic in Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Tonight Alan Gilbert presents a premiere by Thomas Adès and conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 9. Will the infamous marimba ring tone be audible? Edited out?
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Guest conductor Daniel Harding leads the Philharmonic in Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto featuring Joshua Bell.
Thursday, January 05, 2012
Conducting the Philharmonic in Mahler's Tenth Symphony is Daniel Harding, principal guest conductor of the London Symphony.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Philharmonic presents Handel’s Messiah with Bernard Labadie conducting this annual sacred oratorio. The performance features the New York Choral Artists led by Joseph Flummerfelt.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Jeffrey Kahane does double duty as conductor and pianist for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, which features no fewer than three cadenzas in the first movement alone.
Thursday, December 08, 2011
Bernard Haitink leads the New York Philharmonic in two pieces written during the second half of their respective composers’ lives. Both Haydn and Bruckner were in their 60s when they composed the pieces on this week’s program.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Today at 9 pm: Conductor Bernard Haitink leads the Philharmonic in two highly descriptive works: Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and Strauss's tone poem Don Quixote.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Leonard Bernstein conducts his own works on this week's trip into the Philharmonic archives. It includes a choral work, his dramatic Third Symphony and two suites from The Dybbuk ballet.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
On this week's broadcast, music director emeritus Kurt Masur returns to the Philharmonic to lead works by Schubert and a Shostakovich symphony he knows very well.