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.

7/5

Richard Rodgers and Leonard Bernstein, conductors


Aaron Copland: Third Symphony

Marc Blitzstein: The Airborne Symphony

Richard Rodgers (arr. by Robert Russell Bennet): Victory at Sea

 

7/12

Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur, conductors

Gidon Kremer, violin Derek Lee Ragin, countertenor


Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov): Khovanshchina: Prelude: Dawn on the Moskva River

Giya Kancheli: And Farewell Goes Out Sighing…

Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60 "Leningrad "

 

7/19

Pierre Boulez, David Robertson, Igor Stravinsky and Alan Gilbert, conductors

Richard Robinson, tenor; Vera Zorina, narrator

Westminster Symphonic Choir


Igor Stravinsky: Scherzo fantastique

Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (1910) (excerpts)

Igor Stravinsky: Persephone

Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

 

7/26

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

John Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto

Elliott Carter: A Symphony of Three Orchestras