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.

9/23

Alan Gilbert, conductor
New York Choral Artists
Joseph Flummerfelt, director
Dorothea Roschmann, soprano;  Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano;  Steve Davislim, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone

Johann Sebastian Bach:  Mass in B minor

9/30

Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Paul Lewis, piano

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C Major

10/7

Zubin Mehta, Leonard Bernstein, Thomas Beecham and Lorin Maazel, conductors
Zino Francescatti, violin

Jean Sibelius:  Finlandia
Jean Sibelius:  Pohjola's Daughter
Jean Sibelius:  Violin Concerto  in D minor, Op. 47
Jean Sibelius:  Pelleas et Melisande
Jean Sibelius:  Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 105

10/14

Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Women of The Crossing
Donald Nally, director
The Young People's Chorus of New York
Francisco Nunez, director

Julia Wolfe:  Fire in my mouth
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65

10/21

Dimitri Mitropoulos and Lorin Maazel, conductors
Leonard Rose, cello

Alexander Borodin:  Symphony No. 2 in B minor
Camille Saint-Saens:  Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Zoltan Kodaly:  Dances of Galanta
Antonin Dvorak:  Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

10/28

George Szell, Jaap van Zweden, Pierre Boulez, Alan Gilbert, Leonard Bernstein and Lorin Maazel, conductors
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano

Felix Mendelssohn:  Overture and Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Charles Ives:  Central Park in the Dark
Arnold Schoenberg:  Transfigured Night
Julia Adolphe:  Dark Sand, Sifting Light
Igor Stravinsky:  Song of the Nightingale
Hector Berlioz:  Clair de lune
Gustav Mahler:  Symphony No. 7 - IV. Night Music
Anatoly Lyadov:  The Enchanted Lake