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.

5/13

Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Concert Chorale of NY
Ying Fang, soprano; Matthias Goerne, baritone

Johannes Brahms:  A German Requiem, Op. 45

5/20

Lorin Maazel, conductor
New York Choral Artists, Dessoff Symphonic Choir, Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Christine Brewer, Nancy Gustafson and Jeanine De Bique, sopranos; Mary Phillips and Nancy Maultsby, mezzo‐sopranos; Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor; Wolfgang Schone, bass; Jason Grant, bass‐baritone

Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 8 in E-flat Major

5/27

Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Joe Miller, director
Paloma Dineli Chesky, vocalist
Nia Franklin, host

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 5 - I.
Paloma Dineli Chesky: Rising
Steven Stucky:  Elegy from August 4, 1964
Leonard Bernstein:  Overture to Candide
Aaron Copland:  "The Promise of Living" from The Tender Land
Aaron Copland:  Hoe-Down from Rodeo
Mack Scocca-Ho:  Ociantrose
Richard Wagner:  Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walkure
Ludwig van Beethoven:  "Ode to Joy" from Symphony No. 9

6/3

Bernard Labadie, Kurt Masur, lan Gilbert and Leonard Slatkin, conductors
Robert Langevin, flute; Christopher Lamb, percussion; Yulia Ziskel, violin; Anthony McGill, clarinet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Concerto for Flute and Orchestra No. 2
Tan Dun:   Water Concerto 
Michael Hersch:  Selections from Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622
Christopher Rosue:  Flute Concerto

6/10

Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Schola Cantorum Julliard Chorus
Columbus Boychoir
Reri Grist, Adele Addison and Lucine Amara, sopranos: Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano; Lili Chookasian, alto; Richard Tucker, tenor; Ezio Flagello, bass-baritone; George London, bass-baritone

Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 4 in G Major
Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 8 in E‐Flat Major "Symphony of a Thousand" - I.
Gustav Mahler:   Adagio from Symphony No. 10

6/17

Kurt Masur, Leonard Bernstein and Pierre Boulez, conductors
Stanley Drucker, clarinet

Antonin Dvorak:  Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 "From the New World"
Aaron Copland:  Connotations for Orchestra
John Corigliano:  Clarinet Concerto
Elliott Carter:  A Symphony of Three Orchestras

6/24

Alan Gilbert, conductor
Robert Langevin, flute;  Nikolaj Znaider, violin

Carl Nielsen:  Flute Concerto
Carl Nielsen:  Violin Concerto
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian"