New York Philharmonic This Week

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.

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Dueling Violins with Gilbert and Zimmermann

Thursday, October 20, 2011

This week’s broadcast features Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert joining artist-in-residence Frank Peter Zimmermann for Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins.

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John Corigliano’s 9/11 Commemoration, One Sweet Morning

Friday, October 14, 2011

This week’s New York Philharmonic broadcast features last month’s world premiere of John Corigliano’s 9/11 piece, One Sweet Morning, under the direction of conductor Alan Gilbert.

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Pianist Alexander Romanovsky Debuts With Rachmaninoff

Thursday, October 06, 2011

This week’s broadcast features the young pianist Alexander Romanovsky playing Rachmaninoff and a pre-holiday season visit with The Nutcracker.

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Augustin Hadelich Returns in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Violinist Augustin Hadelich, winner of the 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a Juilliard graduate, joins the New York Philharmonic for Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

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Lisztomania, Philharmonic-Style

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The music world is celebrating the 200th birthday of Franz Liszt this year, with a flood of performances and recordings. The Philharmonic dives into its archives for this week's episo...

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Mahler's Symphony No. 2

Thursday, September 15, 2011

In a reprise of last Saturday's live broadcast from Avery Fisher Hall, the Philharmonic performs Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection." Music director Alan Gilbert conducts. J...

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Adams's 'On the Transmigration of Souls'

Thursday, September 08, 2011

The New York Philharmonic presents two works in honor of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. The program includes On the Transmigration of Souls by John Adams and a rebroadcast of the Brahms German Requiem, performed in New York on September 20, 2001.

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Kirill Gerstein Brings a Jolt to a Tchaikovsky Standard

Thursday, September 01, 2011

In June, the pianist Kirill Gerstein made his Philharmonic debut at a Summertime Classics concert, playing Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. This week's episode features that perfo...

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Glenn Dicterow & Cynthia Phelps

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Guest conductor Christoph von Dohnányi takes the reins of the New York Philharmonic as concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and principal violist Cynthia Phelps perform Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola. Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 rounds out the program.

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Dohnányi Conducts Mozart and Bruckner

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Christoph von Dohnányii is steeped in the old-school Hungro-Austrian tradition, one that surfaces in this week's program. On tap is Bruckner's mighty Fourth Symphony, and Mozart's Sinfonia concertante.

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Jeffrey Kahane Plays Mozart

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Pianist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane has a longstanding specialty in Mozart. He frequently plays the composer's piano concerts while conducting from the keyboard. During the 2005–06 concert season, he performed all 23 of the concertos as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth. On this week's broadcast he brings three of them to the New York Philharmonic.

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From the Vail Valley Music Festival

Thursday, August 04, 2011

This week's show brings you the Philharmonic from the Vail Valley Music Festival in Colorado, where the orchestra is in residence each summer. Baritone Nathan Gunn sings selections fr...

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Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff and Schoenberg

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Elements of the new and grotesque tie tonight's program together, from the highly brash Shostakovich First Symphony and Rachmaninoff's Isle of the Dead through the hysterical protagon...

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On Tour in Warsaw, Poland

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva became the first woman in 45 years to take the gold medal at the Chopin Competition in Warsaw in 2010. Tonight at 9 pm, hear her performance of Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1.

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Gil Shaham and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Violinist Gil Shaham joins the New York Philharmonic after a performance with the orchestra at Carnegie Hall's 120th anniversary gala. On tap is Walton's Violin Concerto, complemented...

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Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Hear the debut performance of the new production of Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen. Janácek brings a comic strip to life in this touching tale of the cycle of life in a European forest. This new production conducted by Alan Gilbert and directed by Douglas Fitch features soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian in the role of the Vixen.

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A Mutter-Load of Music

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter concludes her year as the New York Philharmonic's Artist in Residence with music by Beethoven and Sebastian Currier.

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Live Broadcast of Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Join us tonight at 7:15pm for a live broadcast of the New York Philharmonic production of Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen. Janácek brings a comic strip to life in this touching tal...

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A Russian Spectacular

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter concludes her year as the New York Philharmonic's Artist in Residence with something old and something new, from Beethoven's Romance No. 2 to Sebastian Currier's Time Machines.

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Batiashvili, Bartók, and Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili has made a name for herself by performing with world-renowned orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic, with whom she toured during the 2010-2011 concert season. Hear her performances of Bartok's second violin concerto and Beethoven's Eroica Symphony this week. 

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