Fridays at 9:00 pm
From Lincoln Center, hear one of the country's most celebrated orchestras.
Join host Alec Baldwin for this series of New York Philharmonic performances from the stage of the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center. With programs centered around Strauss, Bernstein, and Stravinsky, this series features select concerts from the current subscription series as well as NY Phil commercial recordings and performances from the orchestra's archives.
Jaap van Zweden conducts Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky
January 17, 2020
Music director Jaap van Zweden leads the New York Philharmonic in a performance of Russian masterworks.
Britten, Schuman, and Bartók
January 10, 2020
Music of three leading 20th-century composers — Benjamin Britten, William Schuman, and Bela Bartók — conducted by Bernstein and Boulez.
Milhaud, Stravinsky, Hindemith, and Rodgers
January 3, 2020
Four leading 20th-century composers conduct performances of their own pieces.
Bernstein and Solti conduct Thomson, Milhaud, and Mahler
December 27, 2019
Two of the most important conductors of the 20th century lead the NY Phil in performance.
Thomas Hampson sings Copland and Cole Porter
December 20, 2019
Baritone Thomas Hampson joins former music director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic for a recital of American songs by Copland and Cole Porter.
Winter Holiday Jukebox
December 13, 2019
Sacred and secular music to honor the winter solstice and year-end holidays.
Symphonies by Borodin and Dvořák
December 6, 2019
The New York Philharmonic is led by Mitropoulos and Maazel in archival recordings of works by Borodin, Saint-Saëns, Kodály, and Dvořák.
Jaap van Zweden conducts Wolfe’s Fire in My Mouth
November 29, 2019
New York Philharmonic music director Jaap van Zweden conducts an evening-length work by contemporary composer Julia Wolfe.
Sounds of Sibelius
November 22, 2019
A wide-ranging program dedicated to Finland's most famous composer.
Alan Gilbert conducts Bach’s Mass in B Minor
November 8, 2019
Former music director Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic and a slate of guest performers including soprano Dorothea Röschmann and Eric Owens in a performance of Bach's Mass in B Minor.
Sibelius, Berlioz, Berg and Liszt
November 1, 2019
A collection of recordings from the archives, including the Mephisto Waltz by Liszt. Also featured on this broadcast: Berg’s Lulu Suite, The Death of Cleopatra by Berlioz, and the Symphony No. 2 by Jean Sibelius. Leonard Bernstein, Zubin Mehta, and Kurt Masur conduct.
There, in the Night
October 25, 2019
A nocturnal program with music ranging from Mendelssohn and Berlioz to contemporary American composer Julia Adolphe.
Wind Concertos and More
October 18, 2019
Wind concertos by Vivaldi and Mozart are accompanied by symphonic works by Hindemith and Paine.
Kurt Masur conducts Missa Solemnis
October 11, 2019
Masur conducts one of Beethoven’s greatest works, Bernstein conducts a Prokofiev symphony, and Bruno Walter leads a performance of a Mendelssohn violin concerto featuring soloist Nathan Milstein.
Boulez conducts Roussel and Ravel; Bernstein conducts Beethoven
October 4, 2019
Pierre Boulez leads the New York Philharmonic in performances of works by Dukas, Roussel, and Ravel. Leonard Bernstein leads the NY Phil in a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 from the piano.
Bernstein conducts Haydn’s Mass in B-Flat
September 27, 2019
A recording of Bernstein conducting Haydn, plus recordings of Sinopoli conducting two works of Strauss.
Gilbert conducts Barber, John Corigliano, and Dvořák
September 20, 2019
Former NY Phil music director Alan Gilbert leads this program of Barber, John Corigliano, and Dvořák.
September 13, 2019
Works composed by Igor Stravinsky, performed by the New York Phil under the baton of Boulez, Mehta, and finally, Stravinsky himself.
Lenny’s Playlist, Part II
September 6, 2019
Works conducted and composed by Leonard Bernstein and performed by the orchestra that he served as music director from 1958 to 1969.