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.

10/15

Alban Berg:  Lyric Suite
Pierre Boulez, conductor

Alban Berg:  Violin Concerto
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Pinchas Zuckerman, violin

Alban Berg:  Wozzeck -Act III
Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor
Mack Harrell, baritone; Eileen Farrell, soprano

Leos Janacek:  Glagolitic Mass
Westminster Choir
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Leonard Raven, organ
Helga Plarczyk, soprano;  Janis Martin, contralto;  Nicolai Gedda, tenor;  George Gaynes, bass

10/22

Kurt Masur, Eugene Ormandy, Artur Rodzinski and Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductors
Vladimir Horowitz, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff:  The Isle of the Dead
Sergei Rachmaninoff:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
Sergei Rachmaninoff:  Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 - II.
Ottorino Respighi:  Roman Festivals

10/29

Paul Hindemith:  Violin Concerto
Charles Rex, violin; Zubin Mehta, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56
Leonard Bernstein, piano; John Corigliano, violin; Laszlo Varga, cello

John Corigliano:  Clarinet Concerto
Stanley Drucker, clarinet; Zubin Mehta, conductor

Antonio Vivaldi (arranged by Alfred Casella):  Concerto for Diverse Instruments in C Major, RV 558
John Corigliano, Sr., violin; Giovanni Vicari and Carlo de Filippos, mandolins; John Wummer and Robert Morris, flutes; Engelbert, Brenner, bass oboe; William Vacchiano and Nathan Prager, trumpets; Christine Stavrache and Aristid Wurtzler, harps; Laszlo Varga, cello; Leonard Bernstein, harpsichord and conductor

11/5

Colin Davis, Kurt Masur, Pierre Boulez and Leonard Bernstein, conductors
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Jeanne Baxtresser, flute
William Lincer, viola

Hector Berlioz:  Nuits d'ete
Claude Debussy:  Prelude a l'apres‐midi d'un faun
Maurice Ravel:  Valses nobles et sentimentales
Hector Berlioz:  Harold in Italy

11/12

Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano
Virginie Verrez, mezzo‐soprano

Jules Massenet:  Selections from Le Cid
Manuel de Falla:  Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Manuel de Falla:  The Three‐Cornered Hat

11/19

Kurt Masur, Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez and Lorin Maazel, conductors
Florence Quivar, mezzo‐soprano

Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
Arnold Schoenberg:  Gurrelieder "Song of the Wood Dove"
Arnold Schoenberg:  Verklarte Nacht, Op. 4
Johannes Brahms:  St. Antoni Variations

11/26

Alan Gilbert, conductor
Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin

Magnus Lindberg:  EXPO
Johannes Brahms:  Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77
Hector Berlioz:  Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14