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.
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.
Lenny’s Playlist, Part I
August 30, 2019
Works conducted and composed by Leonard Bernstein, who was born on August 25, 1918.
Heroes and Anti-Heroes in Strauss
August 23, 2019
Works by Strauss offer an array of complex heroes and anti-heroes — this program uses the composer's Don Quixote and Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life) as case studies.
Alan Gilbert Conducts Mozart
June 23, 2016
W.A. Mozart Symphony No. 39 in E-Flat Major, K 543 Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K 550 Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K 551, “Jupiter”
Falla and Massenet
June 16, 2016
CONDUCTOR: Bramwell Tovey SOLOISTS: Joyce Yang, piano Virginie Verrez, mezzo-soprano MASSENET: Excerpts from Le Cid FALLA: Nights in the Gardens of Spain FALLA: The Three-Cornered Hat Suite
Sibelius, Shostakovich, Salonen
June 9, 2016
CONDUCTOR: Alan Gilbert SOLOISTS: Leonidas Kavakos, violin New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto SHOSTAKOVICH: Suite from The Age of Gold SALONEN: Karawane
Prokofiev and Mahler
June 2, 2016
CONDUCTOR: Jaap van Zweden SOLOISTS: Yuja Wang, piano PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 MAHLER: Symphony No. 1
Guest conductor Bernard Haitink II
May 26, 2016
CONDUCTOR: Bernand Haitink HAYDN: Symphony No. 96, Miracle BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7
Salonen Conducting Messiaen
May 19, 2016
CONDUCTOR: Bernard Haitink SOLOIST: Cynthia Phelps, viola Carter Brey, cello STRAUSS: Don Quixote BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral