2017-18 Season Highlights

The best way to experience the 2017–18 Season is to become a subscriber. You’ll receive the best seats at the best prices, no-fee ticket exchange, year-long discounts, and more.

Jaap van Zweden

Music Director Designate

Experience the bold and passionate artistry of our Music Director Designate in thrilling concerts featuring Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, Wagner’s Die Walküre, and The Rite of Spring.

Bernstein's Philharmonic

A Centennial Festival

Join us in honoring our beloved former Music Director, Leonard Bernstein, on his 100th birthday, and hear his complete symphonic works.

175th Birthday Concert

Former Music Director Alan Gilbert returns to conduct Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante for Winds, featuring the virtuosity of our Orchestra’s soloists.

Esa-Pekka Salonen

The Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence

The innovative and imaginative conductor / composer rounds off his final season as Composer-in-Residence, with performances of his own work Helix, as well as his conducting Beethoven’s Eroica and a new work.

Special Events

These concerts are special events of the 2017–18 season and available as Add Ons for 2017–18 subscribers (one exception: Star Wars — Film Concert Series is on sale to the general public now).

Tickets are also available via presale to New York Philharmonic members and Citi cardmembers starting May 23; any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on May 31.

Star Wars — Film Concert Series

Sep. 15–Oct. 7, 2017

Experience these films as never before at the world’s first-ever live performance of Star Wars — Film Concert Series! Don’t miss your chance to see these epic films on screen with the unparalleled New York Philharmonic performing the iconic music of John Williams.

Opening Gala Concert

Sep. 19, 2017

Celebrate Jaap van Zweden in his inaugural Opening Gala Concert as the Philharmonic’s Music Director Designate, leading Mahler’s epic Fifth Symphony — a tour de force for the Orchestra’s virtuoso musicians encompassing intense passion, demonic energy, and breathtaking radiance.

Spring Gala with Audra McDonald

May 1, 2018

The six-time Tony Award–winning actress and singer returns to the New York Philharmonic stage for the first time in more than four years.

New Year’s Eve: Bernstein on Broadway

Dec. 31, 2017

Celebrate with selections from Leonard Bernstein’s beloved musicals.