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      New York Philharmonic This Week with Host Alec Baldwin

      New York Philharmonic This Week

      Thursdays at 8:00 pm (unless otherwise noted)

      An avid music-lover, Alec Baldwin lends his Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning style to one of music's great institutions. Since its founding in 1842, the New York Philharmonic has been the apex for composers, soloists and conductors alike. Bringing to bear that 170-year history, The New York Philharmonic This Week offers the highest musicianship, insight and vision in every program.

      About the Music Director

      New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert

      When he succeeded Lorin Maazel as music director in 2009, Alan Gilbert became the first native New Yorker to head the Philharmonic, and is among the youngest music directors in the orchestra's 170-year history. He serves as Director of Conducting and Orchestral Studies at the Juilliard School and as Conductor Laureate to the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.

      This exciting broadcast venture is underwritten with support from Credit Suisse, global sponsor of the New York Philharmonic, and with generous support from the Kaplen Foundation and the Audrey Love Charitable Foundation; the Philharmonic's corporate partner, MetLife Foundation; and the National Endowment for the Arts.

      Program Schedule

      September 3, 2015

      The Artistry of Leonard Bernstein

      Leonard Bernstein, composer and conductor

      Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
      Bernstein: Kaddish Symphony #3
      Bernstein: Excerpts from The Dybbuk

      September 10, 2015

      9/11 In Memoriam

      Alan Gilbert, conductor
      Dorothea Röschmann, soprano
      Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
      Thomas Hampson, baritone
      New York Choral Artists

      Mahler: Symphony No 2, Resurrection
      Adams: The Wound-Dresser

      September 17, 2015

      Pierre Boulez at 90

      Pierre Boulez, conductor

      Musical highlights taken from:
      Boulez: Pli selon Pli
      Debussy: La Mer
      Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin

      September 23, 2015

      Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur

      Kurt Masur, conductor

      Musical highlights taken from:
      Wagner: Die Meistersinger
      Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
      Mozart: Symphony No 41, Jupiter
      Ives: Three Places in New England
      Beethoven: Leonore Overture No 3
      Adès: America, A Prophecy
      Coleman: Skies of America
      Martin: Six Monologues from Everyman
      Mendelssohn: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht
      Shostakovich: Symphony No 13