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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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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Zukerman, Eschenbach, Bruch and Bruckner

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Christoph Eschenbach returns to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, with soloist Pinchas Zuckerman, followed by Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6.

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Manfred Honeck makes his New York Philharmonic debut conducting Braunfels’s Suite from Fantastic Apparitions on a Theme by Berlioz, Grieg’s Piano Concerto with Jean-Yves Thibaudet as soloist, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

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Jan Lisiecki Makes Philharmonic Debut with Schumann Piano Concerto

Friday, January 18, 2013

David Zinman returns to the New York Philharmonic to lead the orchestra in Sibelius’s Symphony No. 3, as well as Schumann’s Piano Concerto with pianist Jan Lisiecki in his debut with the orchestra, and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 7.

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André Watts and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2

Friday, January 11, 2013

Juraj Valčuha leads the New York Philharmonic in Weber’s Oberon Overture, followed by Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist André Watts. Richard Strauss’ “Fantasie” from Die Frau ohne Schatten and Der Rosenkavalier Suite round out the program.

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A Steven Stucky NY Premiere, Barber and Rachmaninoff

Thursday, January 03, 2013

The January broadcasts of the New York Philharmonic this Week begin with music director Alan Gilbert conducting the New York premiere of Steven Stucky’s Symphony.

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Winter Holiday Special

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Tonight at 8 pm, tune in for Mozart’s German Dance in C major, "The Sleigh Ride," Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, recorded in 1960, and selections from the orchestra's “Winter Holiday.”

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Tonight: The New York Philharmonic's Messiah

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Tonight at 8 pm, the Philharmonic performs Handel's masterpiece with soprano Annette Dash, countertenor Daniel Taylor, tenor James Taylor and bass Shenyang.

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Kurt Masur Conducts Brahms

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur leads the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program.

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Alisa Weilerstein and Glenn Dicterow Play Brahms

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur leads the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program, featuring concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein performing the Concerto for Violin and Cello.

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Dutoit Conducts Rachmaninoff and Elgar

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Charles Dutoit, currently the principal conductor and artistic director of London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, joins the New York Philharmonic to conduct Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla; Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with soloist Nikolai Lugansky; and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

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Bernstein Conducting Bernstein

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Leonard Bernstein conducts his own works on this week's trip into the Philharmonic archives. It features a choral work, his dramatic Third Symphony and two suites from The Dybbuk ballet.

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Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos Conducts Mozart and Mahler

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Tonight at 8 pm, Spanish conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos leads the New York Philharmonic in Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 3 featuring Philharmonic principal horn player Philip Myers as soloist.

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