New York Philharmonic This Week : May 2014
Thursday, May 29, 2014
New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads a program that highlights composer Christopher Rouse and pianist Emanuel Ax. The program features Ax as soloist on Haydn’s Piano Concerto No. 11; the New York Premiere of Rouse’s Symphony No. 3; and Gilbert’s A Ring Journey, his arrangement of Erich Leinsdorf’s synthesis of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Tonight at 9 pm, tune in for historic recordings of Leonard Bernstein conducting three Russian Romantic classics, including Shostakovich's powerful "Leningrad" Symphony.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Sir Andrew Davis returns to the New York Philharmonic to conduct the U.S. premiere of Julian Anderson's The Discovery of Heaven, a New York Philharmonic co-commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Also on the program is Franck's Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra with Marc-André Hamelin as soloist in his subscription debut with the orchestra, and selections from Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Tonight at 9 pm, hear Pablo Heras-Casado making his Philharmonic debut in a program of Britten, Bartók and Shostakovich.