New York Philharmonic

Bramwell Tovey conducts the New York Philharmonic in an all-Tchaikovsky program - perfect summertime listening!  They're joined by pianist Simon Trpčeski in a performance of the infrequently heard Piano Concerto No. 2.  Selections from Act IV of Swan Lake, and the ever-popular 1812 Overture round out the program. Sunday, August 5th, 3 to 5 pm.

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Join us on Sunday, July 22, 3 to 5 pm as Music Director Alan Gilbert, pianist Emanuel Ax, and the New York Choral Artists present the final program of the New York Philharmonic's season in Avery Fisher Hall.  The concert, recorded last month, is an all-Mozart program featuring the Piano Concerto No. 22, and the Great Mass in c minor. 

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Bramwell Tovey conducts the New York Philharmonic in a Star-Spangled Spectacular this Sunday form 3 to 5 pm.

Joined by the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, under Major Brian Dix, you'll hear a salute to Broadway, with music from Kiss Me, Kate, South Pacific, and My Fair Lady, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, and works by Sousa, of course!

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Conductors Jeffrey Kahane and Alan Gilbert present a rich program including the works of J.S. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Debussy, and Ravel.


Jeffrey Kahane - Harpsichord and Piano

Sheryl Staples, violin

Liang Wang, oboe

Michelle Kim, violin

Marc Ginsburg, violin

Lisa Kim, violin



Concert for Violin and Oboe - J.S. Bach

Symphony No. 33 - Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 1 - Beethoven

Join us on Sunday, June 17th from 3 to 5 pm for a special broadcast featuring Kurt Masur on the podium.


Dvořák: Cello Concerto  
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9  


Kurt Masur, Conductor        
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello    
Sylvia McNair, Soprano            
Florence Quivar, Mezzo-Soprano            
Stuart Neill, Tenor        
René Pape, Bass

Please join us on Sunday, May 20th, from 3 to 5 pm, to hear works by Mahler and Prokofiev with pianist Yuja Wang (soloist) and Jaap van Zweden on the podium.

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3
Mahler: Symphony No. 1

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On Sunday, April 15th from 3 to 5 pm tune in to hear works by Beethoven and Hartman, with violinist Gil Shaham (soloist) and conductor David Zinman on the podium.




Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Hartmann: Concerto funèbre for Solo Violin and String Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

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Jan 2, 2012

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in d minor, op. 30
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
The New York Philharmonic; Eugene Ormandy, conductor

It's not often that we re-discover or even newly discover treasures that are hidden in our libraries, but this one is irresistible and undeniably the most exciting recording of one of the most technically demanding works in the piano repertoire - Sergei Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto.

Maestro Kurt Masur

Aug 14, 2009

Jill Pasternak welcomes renowned conductor Kurt Masur. The German kappelmeister has led orchestras around the globe, including the New York Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Orchestra National de France, where he is now honorary music director.

Masur celebrated his 80th birthday in 2007 with a series of special events, concerts, and tours, including a performance in Philadelphia. He'll be at Tanglewood working with young musicians and leading the Boston Symphony in a series of concerts through August 22, 2009.