New York Philharmonic, radio show
The March broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - begin with Music Director Alan Gilbert conducting the New York Philharmonic in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 2, featuring Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, Pathétique. The following week, Alan Gilbert leads the Orchestra in Phantasmata by The MarieJosée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse; Bloch's Schelomo, featuring cellist Jan Vogler; and Brahms's Symphony No. 1.
In the third week of broadcasts, Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic
perform Dvo?ák's Carnival Overture, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4, and Bartók's Violin
Concerto No. 1, with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow as soloist. For the final broadcast in March, Japanese Bach specialist Masaaki Suzuki will make his Philharmonic debut conducting the Orchestra, sopranos Sherezade Panthaki (debut) and Joélle Harvey (debut), countertenor Iestyn Davies (debut), tenor Nicholas Phan, baritone Tyler Duncan (debut), the Bach Collegium Japan (debut), and Yale Schola Cantorum (debut), in an historically informed interpretation of Bach's motet Singet dem Herrn and Magnificat as well as Mendelssohn's Christus and Magnificat, the first program in this season's The Bach Variations: A Philharmonic Festival.
The New York Philharmonic This Week airs locally in the New York metropolitan area on
WQXR 105.9 FM, Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. [Check local listings.] Concerts are available on the
Philharmonic's Website, nyphil.org, for two weeks following the broadcast. The broadcasts are
syndicated to more than 300 outlets nationally and 122 outlets internationally by the WFMT
Radio Network. Alec Baldwin is the host of the program, New York Philharmonic Audio
Producer Mark Travis is the broadcast producer, and Audio Director Lawrence Rock is the music producer.
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