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André Watts and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2

Friday, January 11, 2013

Juraj Valčuha leads the New York Philharmonic in Weber’s Oberon Overture, followed by Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist André Watts. Richard Strauss’ “Fantasie” from Die Frau ohne Schatten and Der Rosenkavalier Suite round out the program.

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New York Philharmonic Musician Mesmerizes Internet with 'Trombone Silliness'

Monday, January 07, 2013

David Finlayson, the second trombonist in the New York Philharmonic, gives us an instrument's-eye view by attaching a GoPro camera to his trombone slide.

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A Steven Stucky NY Premiere, Barber and Rachmaninoff

Thursday, January 03, 2013

The January broadcasts of the New York Philharmonic this Week begin with music director Alan Gilbert conducting the New York premiere of Steven Stucky’s Symphony.

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The 10 Most-Read Classical Music Stories of 2012

Monday, December 31, 2012

The year 2012 in classical music saw financial hardships, artist shuffles, disasters, scandals, openings and closings. Here's a brief look back at 2012 according to web traffic on WQXR’s Blogs.

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Kurt Masur Conducts Brahms

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur leads the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program.

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Conducting Business

Avery Fisher Hall's Extreme Makeover

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Some WQXR.org readers think Lincoln Center should "tear the hall down and start over." We ask three experts for their views on the planned renovation of Avery Fisher Hall.

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Bernstein Conducting Bernstein

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Leonard Bernstein conducts his own works on this week's trip into the Philharmonic archives. It features a choral work, his dramatic Third Symphony and two suites from The Dybbuk ballet.

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New York Philharmonic Premieres Akiho, Norman and Vaclavik

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

On Tuesday, Dec. 25 at 8 pm, Q2 Music presents the webcast premiere of the next installment in the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, CONTACT!, featuring works by Andy Akiho, Andrew Norman, Jude Vaclavik and the late Jacob Druckman.

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Alan Gilbert Renews Contract with New York Philharmonic

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Conductor Alan Gilbert has extended his contract with the New York Philharmonic, through the 2016-2017 season. He discusses his plans with Jeff Spurgeon.

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Live Broadcasts

On-Demand Audio: The Philharmonic in the Bronx

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Listen here to the New York Philharmonic's July 17 concert, featuring music by Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Brahms.

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New York Philharmonic Plays Respighi and Tchaikovsky

Monday, July 16, 2012

Tonight at 8 pm, tune in for the orchestra's July 13 program of Respighi's Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Listen: Philharmonic 360 at the Armory

Friday, June 29, 2012

On Tuesday, July 10 at 3 pm, Q2 Music presents an audio stream of "Philharmonic 360," the New York Philharmonic's recent sold-out concerts of music by Stockhausen, Ives, Boulez and Mozart at the Park Avenue Armory.

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New York Philharmonic to Fill Armory with Surround-Sound Music

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The New York Philharmonic will perform spatial music at the Park Avenue Armory this weekend. In one piece, three orchestras will surround the audience. Another features eight groups.

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Nadia Sirota

Controversies and a Conversation

Monday, June 18, 2012

Living legend Elliott Carter discusses his musical legacy, including his recently premiered commission at the Met Museum with Nadia Sirota, who also offers recordings of past CONTACT! performances.

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Operavore

Warm Up: Nicholas Phan Goes from Page to Stage

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Before singing Carmina Burana this weekend with the New York Philharmonic, tenor Nicholas Phan will indulge in yoga, Bach and writing. Read on for more in the newest installment of our Warm Up series.

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Philharmonic Replaces Mahler with Tchaikovsky, Debussy for Cathedral

Monday, May 21, 2012

The New York Philharmonic said Monday it will drop its scheduled performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony at its annual free Memorial Day concert.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Blomstedt Conducts Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor laureate of the San Francisco Symphony, leads the New York Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 9, featuring pianist Garrick Ohlsson.

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Philharmonic Changes Summer Schedule to Relieve Park Grass

Sunday, May 06, 2012

The 13 acres of carefully-manicured Kentucky bluegrass that blanket Central Park’s Great Lawn may get a reprieve this summer when the New York Philharmonic returns for its two summer parks concerts in July.

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Conductor Kurt Masur Falls Off Podium During Concert

Friday, April 27, 2012

Former New York Philharmonic music director Kurt Masur fell off the podium at a concert in Paris as he was leading the Orchestre National de France, a spokeswoman for the orchestra said.

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New York Philharmonic and New Principal Clarinetist Part Ways

Monday, March 05, 2012

Ricardo Morales, the incoming principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, has resigned, citing family reasons.

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