Lisa Bielawa, new music composer and Philip Glass Ensemble alumna, will host two world premieres of her work for the upcoming 2016 New York Philharmonic Biennial. 'Vireo Caprice' debuts later this month, with 'My Outstretched Hand' following in June.
Premiering Wednesday, April 27, the New York Philharmonic will take to David Geffen Hall in a performance of Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Maestro Alan Gilbert will conduct alongside soloist Carter Brey on cello.
The New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra will celebrate its 175th anniversary next season with a nostalgic 2016-17 itinerary. And in observance of nearly two centuries of music, the Philharmonic is illuminating its extensive digital archive library.
Premiering tonight, March 30, pianist Joyce Yang and the New York Philharmonic under maestro Bramwell Tovey will take to David Geffen Hall to perform iconic pieces from Falla and Massenet.
A treat for New York Philharmonic fans abound, Grammy-award winning trumpeter Chris Botti will stop by David Geffen Hall for a one-night only performance with the N.Y. Phil. With Andy Einhorn on the podium, the evening should be an eclectic mix of jazz, pop and all things classical.
Beginning this week, March 30, the New York Philharmonic will premiere Spanish Nights, a tribute to Massenet and Falla. The program will feature music from Le Cid and Falla's illustrious Nights in the Garden of Spain and The Three-Three Cornered Hat proper and will be conducted by Bramwell Tovey.
Next on the docket for the New York Philharmonic's Insights series, composer-in-residence Esa-Pekka Salonen discusses his most recent major work, Karawane. As always the series is free and takes place at the David Rubenstein Atrium, dubbing the segment Insights at the Atrium.
Beginning March 3 at 7:30 p.m., the New York Philharmonic will take to David Geffen Hall for a program of Brahms' A German Requiem under the maestro Christoph von Dohnányi. Featuring soprano Camilla Tilling and baritone Matthias Goerne, Brahms' heartfelt classic is yet another reason to use music as a means of keeping warm.
Beginning March 7-13, the New York Philharmonic will present a week-long program of everything by the French master composer Olivier Messiaen. Shows will take place everywhere from Brooklyn all the way to the Metropolitan Museum's Temple of Dendur.
Beginning tonight Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. is the New York Philharmonic's next concert, one in dealing with all the virtuosic compositions associated with Dvořák and Bartók. Led by Christoph Eschenbach with Baiba Skride on violin, the New York Philharmonic's next gala should be intimate.
Next in the New York Philharmonic's canon of concerts is a special performance all things Liszt with the effervescent Yefim Bronfman on piano. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m., the New York Phil will take to David Geffen Hall for a 4-night engagement.
The New York Philharmonic premieres tonight, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m., performing Mahler's Symphony No. 6, with Semyon Bychkov conducting.
In continuing its Insights series, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. the New York Philharmonic presents a new installation at the David Rubenstein Atrium entitled Stepping Inside Mahler's Sixth. Using recordings of Mahler's Sixth which were led by music directors Mitropoulos, Bernstein, Maazel and Alan Gilbert, Professor S. Alex Ruthmann demonstrates new technology that helps aid in gaining a new perspective in the music.
Next season will mark the end of an era for the New York Philharmonic as it's been announced that Alan Gilbert will step down from his post with the company to make way for Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden. The season will mark the N.Y. Phil's 175th anniversary and will showcase pieces from Tchaikovsky and Dvorak.
The next installation of Contact, a series produced by and featuring musicians from the New York Philharmonic, hits Brooklyn's National Sawdust tonight at 7:30 p.m. Having run through January, the reiteration for Feb. 1's engagement will include Esa-Pekka Salonen's own Floof, plus music by Salonen's mentors Donatoni and Castiglioni as well as Lutoslawski.