Alan Gilbert conducts this week's New York Philharmonic concert. Gil Shaham is guest soloist for the Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber. We'll also hear Sergei Rachmaninoff's final orchestral work, the Symphonic Dances. The concert opens with a contemporary work by American composer Steven Stucky. Sunday, January 6th, 3 to 5 pm.
Don't miss the annual Winter Holiday broadcast from the New York Philharmonic. This year's program is culled from the ensemble's extensive recorded archives - music that's perfect for the season. Skitch Henderson makes an appearance as well. Christmas Day at 8 pm on the All-Classical Stream and HD-2.
Mozart: German Dance in C, K. 605, Sleigh Ride (Leonard Bernstein, conductor)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, Winter Dreams
Arr. Henderson: Selections from Winter Holiday, 1961-62
Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 12:08 pm
Lincoln Center and the New York Phil have confirmed plans for a (long, long overdue) major overhaul of 50-year-old Avery Fisher Hall that "aims to redefine what it means to be a concert hall at a time of challenging orchestra economics and changing audience habits." This will be the third attempt at addressing the venue's acoustical challenges.
Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in Russian favorites, Sunday, October 28th, 3 to 5 pm. On the program, Mussorgsky's A Night on Bald Mountain, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's hypnotic Scheherazade. The dynamic, young Russian pianist Daniil Trifanov makes his Philharmonic debut in the colorful Piano Concerto No. 3 by Prokofiev in this program.