This presentation features the Philharmonic’s music director, Jaap van Zweden, leading a program of works by Wagner, Tchaikovsky, and Julia Adolphe. The program opens with Wagner’s Prelude to Act I of his opera, Lohengrin. Principal viola Cynthia Phelps is then featured as soloist in Unearth, Release, a new concerto by Julia Adolphe and a New York Philharmonic Co-Commission. The broadcast concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.
We visit with Phelps & Adolphe during the course of the show. Alec Baldwin is your host.