New York Philharmonic
Fridays @ 8PM

The New York Philharmonic is one of the world's longest-running and most celebrated orchestras. This weekly radio program presents concerts from the orchestra's subscription season, along with selections from the Philharmonic's tours, Summertime Classics, and residency at the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival in Colorado. There are also occasional thematic programs and encore presentations that explore the breadth and depth of the Philharmonic's extensive library of commercial and archival recordings. Hosted by Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin, the New York Philharmonic This Week has been the recipient of numerous broadcasting awards.

8/16

Jaap van Zweden, Juraj Valcuha, Alan Gilbert and Bernard Labadie, conductors
Anthony McGill, clarinet; Frank Huang, violin; Joseph Alessi, trombone; Cynthia Phelps, viola; Robert Langevin, flute

Aaron Copland: Clarinet, Strings, Harp and Piano Concerto
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
William Bolcom: Trombone Concerto
Julia Adolphe: Unearth, Release!
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2 in D Major, K. 314

8/23

Bernard Haitink and Alan Gilbert, conductors
Cynthia Phelps and Rebecca Young, violas
Carter Brey, cello;  Frank Huang, violin

Richard Strauss: Don Quixote, Op. 35
Oscar Bettison: Threaded Madrigals for Solo Viola
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40

8/30

Choral Art Society and Camerata Singers
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
John Wummer, flute, Isaac Stern, violin
Maynard Ferguson, trombone; Sigurd Rascher, saxophone
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Betty Allen; mezzo-soprano; McHenry Boatwright, bass; Lee Venora, soprano; Arnold Voketaitis, baritone; Robert Eckert, tenor; John Bogart, boy alto

Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Robert Schumann: Manfred Overture, Op. 115
Johann Sebanstian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1040
Virgil Thomson: Four Saints in Three Acts: Acts III and IV (abridged)
Leonard Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
William Russo: Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 32 "Titans"
Claude Debussy: Rhapsody for Saxophone and Piano
Dave Brubeck:  Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra - II. Andante‐Ballad

9/6

Leonard Bernstein and Alan Gilbert, conductors
Schola Cantorum
Stanley Drucker, clarinet
Eileen Farrell, soprano; Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano; Jon Vickers, tenor; Donald Bell, baritone;

New York Philharmonic: Four Improvisations for Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute, K. 620
Aaron Copland: Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp and Piano
Gustav Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
Samuel Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra, Op. 17
Rodion Shchedrin: Mischievous Folk Ditties
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Ludwig van Beethoven: "Gloria" from Missa solemnis, Op. 123
Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

9/13

Pierre Boulez, Igor Stravinsky, Zubin Mehta, conductors
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Richard Robinson, tenor; Vera Zorina, narrator

Igor Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique, Op. 3
Igor Stravinsky: Persephone
Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

9/20

Alan Gilbert, conductor
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano

Samuel Barber: First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
John Corigliano: One Sweet Morning
Antonin Dvoark: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

9/27

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