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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Beethoven, Shostakovich and Gershwin

Thursday, February 06, 2014

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture and Symphony No. 1, as well as Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 — with Lisa Batiashvili as soloist — and Gershwin’s An American in Paris.

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The Artistry of Magnus Lindberg

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Tonight at 8 pm, the Philharmonic presents former composer-in-residence Magnus Lindberg’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with artist-in-residence Yefim Bronfman as soloist.

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Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos Conducts Beethoven and Strauss

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 and Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben, featuring New York Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow in the concertmaster solos.

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Thomas Adès, Mozart and Mendelssohn

Thursday, January 16, 2014

David Zinman leads the New York Philharmonic in Thomas Adès's Three Studies from Couperin, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 18 with Richard Goode as soloist, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, "Scottish."

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Salonen, Sibelius and Ravel

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Composer-conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the New York concert premiere of his Violin Concerto, featuring Leila Josefowicz as soloist, as well as Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5.

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New Year's Eve: Hampson, Gershwin, Copland & Broadway

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The New York Philharmonic kick off 2014's weekly radio broadcasts with an all-American New Year’s Eve Concert conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert with Thomas Hampson as soloist. The program, recorded on New Year’s Eve in 2009, includes Copland’s Suite from "Appalachian Spring" and Old American Songs (selections), in addition to selections from Broadway musicals and Gershwin’s An American in Paris.

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Winter Holiday Music

Thursday, December 26, 2013

The New York Philharmonic digs into it's archives for a selection of winter holiday music.

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Wedow Conducts Handel's Messiah

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Tonight at 9 pm, Gary Thor Wedow conducts Handel’s Messiah, recorded with the New York Philharmonic in 2012.

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Alan Gilbert Conducts Strauss and Rouse

Thursday, December 12, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the New York premiere of The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse's Oboe Concerto featuring principal oboe Liang Wang. Also on the program is Richard Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra and Don Juan, both featuring Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow in the concertmaster solos.

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Bach, Handel and Mozart's Requiem

Thursday, December 05, 2013

The December broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week begin with Bernard Labadie returning to the Philharmonic to conduct Mozart’s Requiem, J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51 and Handel’s "Let the Bright Seraphim" from Samson. The program’s soloists are soprano Miah Persson, mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, tenor Frédéric Antoun, bass Andrew Foster-Williams, and associate principal trumpet Matthew Muckey, joined by the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt.

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All-Mozart Program

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The New York Philharmonic closes out its November broadcasts with and all-Mozart program, including Piano Concerto No. 22 with guest soloist Emanuel Ax.

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Pictures at an Exhibition, Penderecki and Alisa Weilerstein

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Tonight at 9 pm, Charles Dutoit conducts the New York Philharmonic in a program honoring the 80th birthday of Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki.

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Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 11

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Semyon Bychkov returns to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with pianist Kirill Gerstein in his subscription debut, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, The Year 1905.

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Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Dvořák's Symphony No. 8

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The November broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week begin with Assistant Conductor Joshua Weilerstein, in his subscription debut, conducting Osvaldo Golijov’s Last Round, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto featuring violinist Arabella Steinbacher in her debut with the orchestra, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8.

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Macabre Masterworks

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The final New York Philharmonic broadcast in October, coinciding with Halloween, features recordings of macabre masterworks from the New York Philharmonic Archives, including H.J. Wood’s arrangement of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor (recorded in 1936 and conducted by Arturo Toscanini); Rimsky-Korsakov’s arrangement of Musorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain (recorded in 2012 and led by Alan Gilbert); Gounod’s Ballet Music from Faust (recorded in 1967 and led by Leonard Bernstein); Berlioz’s "Pandemonium" from The Damnation of Faust, featuring tenor Paul Groves, bass Willard White, and the Westminster Symphonic Choir (recorded in 2005 and conducted by Charles Dutoit); and Liszt’s A Faust Symphony, featuring tenor Charles Bressler, and the Chorale Art Society (recorded in 1971 and led by Leonard Bernstein).

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Mark-Anthony Turnage Premiere and Beethoven's Ninth

Thursday, October 24, 2013

New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the orchestra in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and the U.S. premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Frieze, which was written in response to Beethoven’s Ninth and co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society, New York Philharmonic, and BBC Radio 3.

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Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Yefim Bronfman

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Tonight at 9 pm, Alan Gilbert leads the Philharmonic in Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

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Masur Conducts Brahms

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program. Host Alec Baldwin will showcase Johannes Brahms' "Double Concerto for Violin and Cello" with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein as the soloists, as well as Brahms' Symphony No. 2.

o. In the final week, 
Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducts an all-Brahms program, featuring the Double 
Concerto for Violin and Cello, with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein 
as soloists, and Symphony No. 2.

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Happy Birthday, Dimitri Shostakovich

Thursday, September 26, 2013

This week the New York Philharmonic pays tribute to Dimitri Shostakovich, the day after the anniversary of his birthday. The program includes his Symphony No. 4.

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Gilbert Conducts Tchaikovsky and Lindberg

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Tonight at 8 pm, the New York Philharmonic performs Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 and Magnus Lindberg's Piano Concerto No. 2.

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