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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.
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.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Manfred Honeck returns to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Claude Vivier’s Orion, marking the orchestra’s first performance of any work by Vivier. Honeck will also conduct Bruckner’s final symphonic work, Symphony No. 9.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Alan Gilbert conducts 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 directed by Joseph Flummerfelt. This performance was part of The Bach Variations: A Philharmonic Festival in 2013.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Thursday, April 03, 2014
New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture; Korngold’s Violin Concerto, with soloist Leonidas Kavakos; Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia espansiva, with soprano Erin Morley and baritone Joshua Hopkins; and Nielsen’s Symphony No. 2, The Four Temperaments.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Tonight, Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in the continuation of its Nielsen Project with a performance of Nielsen’s Helios Overture, Symphony No. 1 and Symphony No. 4.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic in an all-Britten program featuring Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, with Principal Horn Philip Myers and tenor Michael Slattery; and Spring Symphony with soprano Kate Royal, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt, and Brooklyn Youth Chorus directed by Dianne Berkun-Menaker.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
For the second week in a row, Andrey Boreyko leads the New York Philharmonic, this time in an all-Russian program.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Guest conductor Andrey Boreyko leads the New York Philharmonic in a performance of Stravinsky’s The Song of the Nightingale; Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto, with the orchestra's Principal Bassoon Judith LeClair as soloist; and Zemlinsky’s The Mermaid, Fantasy for Orchestra.
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.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
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.
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."
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.