New York Philharmonic This Week

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The New York Philharmonic This Week, hosted by Alec Baldwin, includes recent performances of the orchestra, interviews with musicians, guest artists and conductors. 

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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The New York Philharmonic Plays Mozart's Final Symphonies

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Tune in at 9 pm Thursday, to hear Alan Gilbert conduct the New York Philharmonic in Mozart's final three symphonies. Alec Baldwin hosts.

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Songs of Spain by Falla and Massenet

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm as Bramwell Tovey conducts a program inspired by Spain, including Falla's 'Three Cornered Hat' suite and excerpts from Massenet's 'Le Cid.'

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Sibelius, Shostakovich, Salonen

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm, to hear a program of 20th- and 21st-century works conducted by Alan Gilbert with the violin virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos.

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Jaap van Zweden Conducts Prokofiev and Mahler

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear the future music director of the New York Philharmonic lead Yuja Wang in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 and Mahler's First Symphony.

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Haitink Conducts Haydn and Bruckner

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear legendary maestro Bernard Haitink lead the New York Philharmonic in symphonies by Haydn and Bruckner.

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Haitink Conducts Strauss and Beethoven

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm as Bernard Haitink leads the New York Philharmonic in Strauss's 'Don Quixote' and Beethoven's 'Pastoral' Symphony.

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Salonen Conducts Messiaen's 'Turangalîla-Symphonie'

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Yuja Wang and Valérie Hartman-Clavarie join the New York Philharmonic in Oliver Messiaen's monumental 'Turangalîla-Symphonie.'

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Boulez Conducts Berg and Mahler

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear Pierre Boulez lead performances of Mahler's Third Symphony and Berg's 'Der Wein,' with soloists Yvonne Minton and Jessye Norman.

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Maazel Conducts Tchaikovsky, Lutoslawski and Shostakovich

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm, to hear an archived broadcast of Lorin Maazel conducting Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, and violinist Jennifer Koh performs Lutoslawski's 'Chain 2.'

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Emanuel Ax and Alan Gilbert Perform Brahms

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm as Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic in Brahms and Beethoven.

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Gilbert Conducts Salonen and Strauss

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm, Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in a pair of works written nearly 100 years apart: Strauss's 'Ein Heldenleben' and Salonen's 'L.A. Variations.'

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New and Old from Robertson and Aimard

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Conductor David Robertson and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard pair Mozart and Beethoven with more modern works, including a commission by Tristan Murail, Thursday at 9pm

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Labadie Leads Mozart's 'Requiem'

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear Bernard Labadie conducts the New York Philharmonic in Mozart's Requiem, featuring Miah Persson and Stephanie Blythe.

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Remembering Pierre Boulez

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Tune in at 9 pm Thursday, as New York Philharmonic This Week honors the orchestra's former music director, Pierre Boulez, who died in January.

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Historic Performances with Munch, Bernstein and Masur

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Tune in at 9 pm on Thursday, as the New York Philharmonic dips into its archives for recordings of Bloch, Ben-Haim and Shostakovich.

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Salonen Conducts 'Bluebeard's Castle'

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tune in at 9 pm Thursday as Esa-Pekka Salonen leads a performance of Bartók's chilling one-act opera, 'Bluebeard's Castle,' with singers Michelle DeYoung and Gábor Bretz.

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Alan Gilbert Conducts Brahms and Beethoven

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear Alan Gilbert conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Emanuel Ax and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony. 

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Kurt Masur Conducts Beethoven and Bruckner

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to hear Kurt Masur, who passed away last December, conduct a pair of symphonic gems.

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Kavakos Premieres Dutilleux's 'L’Arbre des Songes'

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Thursday at 9 pm, Ivan Fischer leads violinist Leonidas Kavakos in the world premiere of Henri Dutilleux's "L'Arbre des Songes," along with pieces by Bartok and Rachmaninoff.

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Jeffrey Kahane Leads All-Mozart Concert

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm to celebrate Mozart’s 260th birthday, as conductor and soloist Jeffrey Kahane leads a program entirely of his works.

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