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The New York Philharmonic with music director Jaap van Zweden
The New York Philharmonic This Week
Mondays @ 1pm

The New York Philharmonic This Week gives listeners all over the world an opportunity to hear select concerts from the current subscription season while also showcasing programs curated from the orchestra’s archives and commercial recordings that celebrate a particular composer, artist, or theme. In recent years, this has included award-winning profiles of former Music Directors Lorin Maazel and Pierre Boulez plus in-depth examinations of monumental works, such as Mahler’s Ninth Symphony and the Turangalila-Symphonie by Messiaen.

The New York Philharmonic’s first live national radio broadcast took place on October 5, 1930, over the CBS radio network. On that Sunday, Erich Kleiber was on the podium leading the Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Since that historic broadcast, the Philharmonic has enjoyed an almost continuous presence on national radio. Advancing its role as a media pioneer, the Philharmonic, since 2002, has shared its radio broadcasts with a worldwide audience through its website, nyphil.org. In 2004 the New York Philharmonic was the first major American orchestra to offer downloadable concerts, recorded live. Following on this innovation, in 2009 the Orchestra announced the first-ever subscription download series, Alan Gilbert: The Inaugural Season, available exclusively on iTunes, produced and distributed by the New York Philharmonic, and comprised of more than 50 works performed during the 2009-10 season. The self-produced iTunes Pass Series has continued each and every year since then. Since 1917 the Philharmonic has made nearly 2,000 recordings, with more than 500 currently available — including recent releases on Da Capo and Naxos featuring music of Carl Nielsen, Magnus Lindberg, and Christopher Rouse.

The New York Philharmonic This Week
Mondays @ 1:00 p.m. beginning June 17th, 2024