New York Philharmonic This Week

Airs Thursday at 9 pm on WQXR.

The two-hour radio program, which is broadcast and syndicated nationally 52 weeks a year by the WFMT Radio Network, represents virtually the Orchestra’s entire 2013-14 season. It includes interviews with Philharmonic musicians, guest artists, and conductors. The additional 13 weeks of broadcasts, which will air during the summer months, will draw on the Philharmonic’s extensive library of commercial recordings.

The broadcasts are produced and syndicated to 290 outlets nationwide by the WFMT Radio Network.

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.

The New York Philharmonic This Week is generously underwritten by The Kaplen Foundation, the Audrey Love Charitable Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Philharmonic’s corporate partner, MetLife Foundation.

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Alan Gilbert Conducts Scheherazade

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert conducts this week’s program that focuses on Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Opening the program is Musorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain. The 19th Century composition, inspired by Russian literary works, was made famous by Rimsky-Korsakov’s edition of the piece.

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Emanuel Ax, Christopher Rouse and Wagner

Thursday, July 11, 2013

This week, New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert conducts a program of Hadyn, Rouse and Wagner.

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Tovey conducts Summertime Classics

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Tonight at 8 pm, the Philharmonic offers a program that begins with Bernstein and finishes with Sousa. In between are Gershwin classics and various other patriotic tunes.

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Alan Gilbert, Lisa Batiashvili, Prokofiev and Il Prigioniero

Thursday, June 20, 2013

New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert conducts Dallapiccola’s rarely performed serialist opera Il Prigioniero. Bass-baritone Gerald Finley is The Prisoner, and making their debuts with the Philharmonic are soprano Patricia Racette as The Mother, tenor Peter Hoare as The Jailer and Grand Inquisitor, tenor William Ferguson as the First Priest, and baritone Sidney Outlaw as the Second Priest. Also featured is the Collegiate Chorale, led by James Bagwell.

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Gilbert Conducts Copland and Marsalis Conducts Swing Symphony

Thursday, June 13, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Copland’s Clarinet Concerto followed by Wynton Marsalis’s "Swing Symphony" featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Marsalis.

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The Bach Variations: András Schiff

Thursday, June 06, 2013

The June broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week begin with the final program from The Bach Variations: A Philharmonic Festival. András Schiff makes his debut conducting the orchestra and performs as the piano soloist.

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The Bach Variations: Violin Concertos in A minor and E major

Thursday, May 30, 2013

For the final broadcast in May, Bernard Labadie conducts the New York Philharmonic in Bach’s Orchestral Suites Nos. 3 and 4, Sinfonia from Cantata No. 42 and Violin Concertos in E major and A minor, performed by violinist Isabelle Faust in her debut with the orchestra.

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Gilbert Conducts Bach's Mass in B minor

Thursday, May 23, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in a program featuring Bach’s Mass in B minor with soprano Dorothea Röschmann, mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, tenor Steve Davislim, bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the New York Choral Artists under the direction of Joseph Flummerfelt.

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The Bach Variations: Bach and Mendelssohn

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.

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Alan Gilbert, Christopher Rouse and Joshua Bell

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.

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David Robertson and Pierre-Laurent Aimard

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.

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Alan Gilbert and Yefim Bronfman

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. 

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From the Archives: Chavez, Ponce and Falla

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.

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Gilbert Conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 6

Thursday, April 04, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Mahler's epic Symphony No. 6. 

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Brahms, Bloch and Rouse

Thursday, March 14, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Phantasmata by The MarieJosée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse; Bloch’s Schelomo, featuring cellist Jan Vogler; and Brahms’s Symphony No. 1.

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Tchaikovsky's Pathétique and Brahms' Second Piano Concerto

Thursday, March 07, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the orchestra in Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, Pathétique.

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Brahms's Violin Concerto and Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Andris Nelsons returns to the New York Philharmonic to lead Dvořák’s The Noon Witch, Brahms’s Violin Concerto with soloist Christian Tetzlaff, and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra.

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Andrey Boreyko Conducts Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Dvořák

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Andrey Boreyko returns to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Mendelssohn and Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann.

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Jennifer Koh Makes Subscription Debut with Lutosławski

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Former Music Director Lorin Maazel returns to the New York Philharmonic to lead the orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy, Lutosłowski’s Symphony No. 2 with violin soloist Jennifer Koh in her New York Philharmonic subscription debut, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

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Maazel, Bronfman, Brahms and Sibelius

Thursday, February 07, 2013

The February broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week begin with former Music Director Lorin Maazel returning to the orchestra to conduct Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1  with soloist Yefim Bronfman. The performance continues the New York Philharmonic’s survey this season of Brahms’s complete symphonies and concertos. The program concludes with Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2.

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