Beethoven’s sparkling, at times humorous, Eighth Symphony is coupled with Strauss’s epic Ein Heldenleben, featuring Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and the “rapturous power” (The Huffington Post) of the Philharmonic.
There’s no better way to close out 2013 than with this concert of holiday favorites. In this annual ritual the New York Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet shares the stage with the Lee Musiker Trio for traditional and contemporary holiday classics with Mr. Musiker’s jazzy twists and new arrangements.
Enjoy a timeless holiday tradition by hearing early-music expert Andrew Manze lead the Philharmonic’s annual performances of Messiah. Soloists include mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford and soprano Joélle Harvey.
“Mr. Mitchell brought the house to a roar ... his place in the pantheon of romantic musical leads is now guaranteed” (The New York Times). Now the Tony-winning star of Man of La Mancha, Kiss Me, Kate, and Ragtime joins the Philharmonic for two magical performances of Broadway and holiday delights, including "We Need a Little Christmas," "Sleigh Ride," and much more.
Usher in the New Year with Alan Gilbert, the Philharmonic, and the musical duo the Los Angeles Times crowned “The kings of classical music comedy ... Think Jack Benny and Jascha Heifetz combined with a Chico Marx, Vladimir Horowitz and Jerry Lewis mash up….the crowd was kept in stitches. But also in musical thrall.” Join us for this festive evening.