New York Philharmonic This Week

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The New York Philharmonic with music director Jaap van Zweden. Credit: Chris Lee.

The New York Philharmonic This Week gives listeners an opportunity to hear select concerts from the one of the world’s longest-running and most celebrated orchestras. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin, the series also features interviews with musicians, guest artists and conductors.

July 11, 2021

Gilbert Conducts Mozart

Alan Gilbert, Conductor

MOZART: Symphony No. 39
MOZART: Symphony No. 40
MOZART: Symphony No. 41

July 18, 2021

Gilbert & Ax Perform Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Smith, and Van Cao

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Emanuel Ax, Piano
From Asia Tour

VAN CAO: Quoc Ca (Vietnam Natl. Anthem)
SMITH: The Star‐Spangled Banner
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 (NYP Release)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 (NYP Release)
BEETHOVEN: Overture to Egmont
MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo in G minor from Octet for Strings

July 25, 2021

Gilbert & Bronfman Perform Lindberg, Prokofiev, and Sibelius

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
From European Tour

LINDBERG: Expo
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2

August 1, 2021

Gergiev Conducts Stravinsky

Valery Gergiev, Conductor

STRAVINSKY: Les Noces
STRAVINSKY: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird

August 8, 2021

Gilbert & Hardenberger

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Hakan Hardenberger, Trumpet

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll
GRUBER, HK: Aeriel
MOZART: Symphony No. 25
WAGNER: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde

August 15, 2021

Gilbert & Perlman

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Itzhak Perlman, Violin

R. STRAUSS: Don Juan
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor
DUTILLEUX: Metaboles
HINDEMITH: Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

August 22, 2021

Gilbert & Batiashvili

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin

LINDBERG: Arena
SIBELIUS: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2

August 29, 2021

Mutter & Francis Conduct Mozart and Rihm

Anne‐Sophie Mutter, Conductor/Violin
Michael Francis, Conductor

MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3
RIHM: Lichtes Spiel
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 1
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5

September 5, 2021

De Burgos & Kavakos

Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
Women of the New York Choral Artists; Joseph Flummerelt, Director

GLINKA: Overture to Russlan and Ludmila
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
DEBUSSY: Nocturnes
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird: Suite (1919)

September 12, 2021

Sir Colin Davis, Roschmann, and Bostridge

Sir Colin Davis, Conductor
Dorothea Roschmann, Soprano
Ian Bostridge, Tenor

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2
MAHLER: Des Knaben Wunderhorn

September 19, 2021

Sir Colin Davis & Znaider

Sir Colin Davis, Conductor
Nikolaj Znaider, Violin

ELGAR: Introduction and Allegro
MOZART: Symphony No. 36, “Linz”
ELGAR: Violin Concerto