2018-19 Season Highlights

Music brings meaning to the world. For the 2018–19 season Jaap van Zweden has woven together classical masterpieces and new works into timely themes that kindle personal reflection and collective action.

Join Jaap and the New York Philharmonic for this must-see inaugural season. The best way to experience the music is as a subscriber. You’ll receive the best seats at the best prices while enjoying exclusive benefits.

Jaap van Zweden

It is with great anticipation that we welcome the dynamic Jaap van Zweden as our new Music Director. Experience his bold and passionate artistry in a host of thrilling concerts throughout the season. Meet Jaap.

Premieres and New Music

Engaging, innovative works sure to stir your soul and feed your mind. Plus two new-music series that take you out of the hall for breathtaking music and views.

New York Stories: Threads of Our City

In this weeklong focus, we explore New York’s roots as a city of immigrants, including a new work that spotlights a landmark event that helped shape our history.

Music of Conscience

Three weeks of unforgettable music created in response to historical events, political unrest, and societal turmoil.

Star Soloists

Yo-Yo Ma performs a U.S. Premiere by his Silk Road collaborator Zhao Lin (Mar. 6–9); Joshua Bell joins the Orchestra to perform John Corigliano’s The Red Violin (Oct. 16–20); and Daniil Trifonov performs Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto (Sep. 21–25).

The Art of Andriessen

This series celebrates his rich musical contributions, and explores a multitude of his works and influences.

Phil the Hall

Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic welcome the noble doers, dreamers, and everyday heroes of our great and diverse city to these four special performances, open to all those on whom we depend.

Special Events

Available when you subscribe! Don’t miss out on the wide array of special events. From 2001: A Space Odyssey and the Opening Gala Concert in the fall, to Maurizio Pollini and Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II in the spring, there’s something for everyone.