NY Phil Announces Radio Show Schedule
Bernard Haitink leads the New York Philharmonic on Dec. 8 in Haydn’s Symphony No. 96, Miracle, and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7 on The New York Philharmonic This Week, the weekly radio series of concerts hosted by Alec Baldwin [READ MORE] The following week, Jeffrey Kahane, who will also perform on the piano and harpsichord, leads the orchestra in J.S. Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe, Mozart’s Symphony No. 33, and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
The final December broadcasts offer an assortment of Philharmonic holiday programming. In the third week, Bernard Labadie conducts Handel’s Messiah. Then, a “Winter Holiday Special” will feature recordings from the NY Phil Archives, as well as commercial recordings, including Mozart’s German Dance in C, Sleigh Ride, recorded in 1965 on a program led by Leonard Bernstein; Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, recorded in 1960, led by Leonard Bernstein; and the entire program from the Philharmonic’s “Winter Holiday” recording from 1961, led by Skitch Henderson.
The New York Philharmonic This Week airs in the New York metropolitan area on WQXR, Thursdays at 9 pm. 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.