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New York Philharmonic Podcast
New York Philharmonic
Experience the music and meet artists from Philharmonic concerts. The hosts are Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York's 96.3 FM WQXR host Elliott Forrest and radio producer, Mark Travis. Enhance your concert experience through these previews that include musical selections and interviews with musicians and music experts.
156 Episodes
Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert discusses the thought process behind this special program while Park Avenue Armory President &Executive Producer Rebecca Robertson discusses the distinct advantages to presenting music at the Armory. Fisher-Dachs Principal Joshua Dachs and Stage Director Michael Counts discuss the nuts and bolts of the production itself…with plenty of music examples throughout.
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Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert discussed the importance of Mozart’s music for an orchestra’s overall “health” and PodCast host Mark Travis navigates the backstory and musical highlights of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 while also discussing the significance of Mozart’s c-minor Mass and the Philharmonic’s approach to performing this masterpiece.
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Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert explains why he believes that Beethoven and Nielsen work well together on programs, in this preview of the New York Philharmonic’s June 14 –16, 2012, concerts featuring the former’s Coriolan Overture and the latter’s Symphony No. 3, Sinfonia espansiva. Podcast host Mark Travis discusses Coriolan’s music and storyline; shares the history and highlights of Korngold’s Violin Concerto, to be performed by Leonidas Kavakos; and gives a taste of Nielsen’s symphony, which Alan Gilbert describes as “classical” and “quirky, in a charming way,” and adds that it is “wonderful music for our audiences to hear.”
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On June 8 and 9, David Robertson will lead the New York Philharmonic in the World-Premiere of Elliott Carter’s Two Controversies and a Conversation—A New York Philharmonic Co-Commission. Audiences will also hear the U.S. premiere of Michael Jarrell’s Nachlese Vb: Liederzyklus as well as …explosante—fixe…by Pierre Boulez. WNYC program host John Schaefer discusses the Contact! experience while Music Director Alan Gilbert talks about the success of the series. Also featured is part of host Mark Travis’s conversation with the 103-year-old Elliott Carter plus plenty of music examples throughout.
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On June 6, 7, 8, and 9, Pinchas Zukerman will lead the Philharmonic and serve as soloist in Bach’s Violin Concerto in A-minor, BWV 1041 and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, “Turkish.” During the second half of these concerts, Mr. Zukerman will conduct Stravinsky’s Concerto in D for Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39, K. 543. Podcast Host Mark Travis and New York Philharmonic Director of Education Theodore Wiprud provide in-depth analysis of all four works with plenty of music example from each.
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On May 31, June 1, and June 2, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos will lead a performance of Orff’s Carmina burana as well as selections from Falla’s Atlántida . Podcast host Mark Travis discusses the history of both works with composer/conductor Victoria Bond with musical highlights from each.
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On May 19, 22, and 26, Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts Dvorák’s festive Carnival Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, and Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow is the soloist in the Violin Concerto No. 1 by Bartok. Glenn Dicterow shares some thoughts on the Bartok, and podcast host Mark Travis discusses Dvorák’s concert opener, and provides a musical guide to Tchaikovsky’s emotionally-charged and fate-obsessed Fourth Symphony.
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On May 3–5, Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts Dvorák’s festive Carnival Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, and presides over the World Premiere of the Piano Concerto No. 2 by The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Magnus Lindberg, a New York Philharmonic Co-Commission, with Yefim Bronfman as soloist. Alan Gilbert shares some thoughts on Magnus Lindberg’s three-year Philharmonic residency, and podcast host Mark Travis provides the history Dvorák’s concert opener, and a musical guide to Tchaikovsky’s fate-obsessed Fourth Symphony.
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On April 26–28, Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts works by Berlioz, Marc Neikrug, Mozart, and Debussy. Composer Marc Neikrug and Alan Gilbert take about the creation and ideas in Mr. Neikrug’s Concerto for Orchestra, being premiered in these concerts, and New York Philharmonic Director of Education Theodore Wiprud provides a guide to Debussy’s La Mer.
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This special podcast is designed especially to acquaint young listeners with the themes and music of the April 14 Young People's Concert.
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