Kick-Off Music for the New York Philharmonic's 171st Season
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Tonight at 7:30, WQXR brings you a live broadcast of the first concert of the New York Philharmonic’s 2012-13 season. For today’s Showdown, web asked you to cast your vote for one of three New York Philharmonic recordings of music that will be heard in performances this upcoming season.
You chose Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 73 as your top choice. At noon we played the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Kurt Masur, performing the piece.