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The New York Phil in August samples the long history of the orchestra, 8/27 @ 3pm


The New York Philharmonic has played a leading cultural role in the world for more than 179 years. On Sun 8/27 at 3pm we'll hear two symphonies that have been prominent in the orchestra's history, lead by sever former Music Directors & Advisors.

8/6 Beethoven: Missa solemnis Lindberg: Al largo (Christine Brewer, s; Jane Henschel, ms; Anthony Dean Griffey, t; Eric Owens, bs-bar; New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, dir; Alan Gilbert, cond)

8/13 Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute Schubert: Overture to The Magic Harp Mahler: Symphony No. 6 (Alan Gilbert, cond)

8/20 Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man Gershwin/Rose: Strike Up the Band Copland: Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra, with Harp and Piano Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite (Marc Nuccio, cl; Bramwell Tovey, cond)

8/27 In this special program, we’ll hear two symphonies prominent in the orchestra’s history, Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World lead by seven former Music Directors/Advisors (Jaap van Zweden, Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, Zubin Mehta, Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Masur, and Lorin Maazel, cond)