Happy 100th, Lenny! A Look Back at the New York Philharmonic’s Bernstein Centennial Celebration Posted August 25, 2018 Today is our beloved Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday — and the end of our yearlong celebration of Lenny’s centennial year. Thank you to all who performed in and attended these events; we have loved every minute. Most of all, thank you, Lenny. Tags: bernstein’s philharmonic: a centennial festival leonard bernstein Share on Tumblr Previous Post Next Post Recent Posts August 29 2022 06:00 PM David Geffen Hall Update: Tuning Week! The NY Phil completes tuning week rehearsals. read more August 17 2022 07:00 PM Inaugural Composing Inclusion Composer Commissions Announced Works To Feature in 2023 Young People's Concert read more July 25 2022 07:30 PM NY Phil Returns to Bravo! Vail Music Festival The NY Phil concludes its 2022 Bravo! Vail residency. read more June 21 2022 07:30 PM NY Phil Concerts in the Parks: A Storied Tradition Returns The New York Philharmonic's Concerts in the Parks and Free Indoor Concert returned following two years of pandemic-related disruptions. read more June 10 2022 02:30 PM Glad You Could Join Us Looking back at NY Phil’s 2021-22 Donor Events. read more May 24 2022 03:29 PM Usedom Music Festival: NY Phil On the Road Again! The New York Philharmonic made its triumphant return to international touring — following two years in which the pandemic kept the Orchestra homebound — with its first-ever appearances at the Usedom Music Festival, on an island in the Baltic Sea. read more May 13 2022 04:00 PM Public Art Commissions for the New David Geffen Hall Lincoln Center announces commissions of public artwork for the new David Geffen Hall. read more May 12 2022 01:42 PM Orin O’Brien, NY Phil Bass for 55 Years Meet a key player in the NY Phil bass performance tradition. read more May 06 2022 06:00 PM Ackman Prize Awarded to Beatrice Rana Italian pianist Beatrice Rana has been awarded the Ronnie and Lawrence Ackman Classical Piano Prize. read more April 29 2022 04:00 PM Mitropoulos Scores More than 120 scores marked by former Music Director Dimitri Mitropoulos have been made available to the public through the NY Phil Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives. read more April 21 2022 08:44 PM Spring Gala: Disney’s “Fantasia” in Concert The New York Philharmonic celebrated its 2022 Spring Gala in style, bringing the magic of the movies to life in a festive evening. read more April 04 2022 03:35 PM Opening the Gate Opening the Gate, on April 8, examines artists from marginalized groups have overcome barriers to entry around historically white institutions. read more March 22 2022 10:07 PM Oklahoma! The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University just announced a three-year partnership with the NY Phil that combines performances with education immersion. read more March 22 2022 11:00 AM Dawn of a New Era “It’s finally happening — we are returning to our ‘new’ concert hall in October 2022,” said Music Director Jaap van Zweden. Discover our 2022–23 season plans. read more March 21 2022 10:00 PM NY Phil’s New Look New York City is always changing and reinventing itself. So is the NY Phil. read more March 10 2022 05:00 PM America’s Touring Orchestra Is Back! The New York Philharmonic will make its debut at the Usedom Music Festival, on an island in the Baltic Sea, in a residency presided over by Music Director Jaap van Zweden from May 20 to 24, 2022. read more March 08 2022 09:47 PM Reclaiming Our Joy In The Unanswered Questions, on March 18, a panel of artists and advocates explore to what extent the expression of joy and the pursuit of justice are connected. read more February 28 2022 01:58 PM Dedication to the People of Ukraine The New York Philharmonic dedicated the March 3–5 concerts to the strength, courage, and resilience of the Ukrainian people. read more February 09 2022 09:20 PM Lunar New Year Gala Welcomes Year of the Tiger The New York Philharmonic’s celebrations of the Lunar New Year returned, welcoming the Year of the Tiger with a happy roar. The concert featured performances by conductor Earl Lee, violinist Stella Chen, and soprano Hera Hyesang Park. read more February 08 2022 03:39 PM A Charismatic Debut, on NYPhil+ Catch Sheku Kanneh Mason’s Philharmonic debut, conducted by Simone Young, on NYPhil+. read more January 25 2022 06:10 PM The Tough Questions Unjust Malaise: Julius Eastman and a Broken Mental Health System, part of The Unanswered Questions, explores social issues through the composer’s life and struggles. read more January 13 2022 02:07 PM RECONNECT with YPCs Online Enjoy the NY Phil’s beloved Young People’s Concerts with RECONNECT, our new set of virtual YPCs, available on NYPhil+ and at nyphil.org/reconnect. read more December 10 2021 05:56 PM Hear the NY Phil in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story,” in Theaters and on CD Today Released today: Steven Spielberg’s reimagining of “West Side Story,” as well as the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, with music performed by the NY Phil and Gustavo Dudamel. read more December 03 2021 10:30 PM Gala Celebrates that New York’s Orchestra Is Back! Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducted Mozart, Prokofiev, and Johann Strauss II, and was joined by Itzhak Perlman for Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1. Guests reunited at a pre-concert reception and reconvened at a dinner where they mingled with glamorous guests and Philharmonic musicians. read more November 15 2021 02:16 PM Musicians Up Close, on NYPhil+ Four new programs present string, wind, and brass players performing chamber music composed across the centuries. read more November 09 2021 01:25 PM Composing Inclusion The Juilliard School’s Preparatory Division, in partnership with the NY Phil and the ACF, has been granted a 2022 Sphinx Venture Fund grant for $100,000 to commission flexible works by nine Black and Latinx composers. read more October 22 2021 01:07 PM We’re Back, Live, and on NYPhil+ Now available on NYPhil+: Jaap van Zweden conducting our return to live performances, featuring works by Anna Clyne, Copland, Walker, and Beethoven, and more. read more October 14 2021 03:24 PM The Power of a Voice The Power of a Voice: How Artists and Organizations Speak Up for Justice explores how and why artists and institutions draw attention to issues in the criminal justice system. read more October 01 2021 04:00 PM Honor & Praise: Celebrating the Influence of the African Diaspora on Global Culture The NY Phil, Bronx Arts Ensemble, Van Cortlandt House Museum, and Van Cortlandt Park Alliance co-presented Honor & Praise: Celebrating the Influence of the African Diaspora on Global Culture. read more September 21 2021 05:14 PM Future Archive The Leon Levy Foundation has given the NY Phil Digital Archives $1.5 million toward supporting technological innovation. read more September 20 2021 07:13 PM New York’s Orchestra Is Back After 556 days since the last concert in David Geffen Hall, Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic opened the 2021–22 season with a concert at Alice Tully Hall, one of the New York City venues where the Orchestra will perform through June. read more August 18 2021 01:26 PM WE LOVE NYC: The Homecoming Concert, August 21, 5:00 PM ET New York City’s hometown orchestra is kicking off the star-studded concert in Central Park on August 21 at 5:00 p.m. ET — catch it on CNN! read more August 02 2021 04:00 PM Bravo! Vail Residency Concludes The New York Philharmonic’s 2021 Bravo! Vail residency concluded with performances both grand and informal. read more July 27 2021 02:21 PM Return to Bravo! Vail Music Festival The New York Philharmonic reunited with Music Director Jaap van Zweden and live audiences after almost a year and a half in their return to the Bravo! Vail Music Festival. read more July 12 2021 08:30 PM New on NYPhil+: Bronfman Plays Shostakovich Stream this enticing program featuring Lyric for Strings by the 20th century composer George Walker, Mozart’s Gran Partita, and Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings. read more July 09 2021 04:38 PM Remembering Morris (Arnie) Lang The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing of percussionist / Assistant Principal Timpani Morris (“Arnie”) Lang (1955–96). Beloved by his colleagues, he bridged generations of the was also the Orchestra’s legendary percussion section. read more July 01 2021 03:07 PM Mourning the Passing of Louis Andriessen The New York Philharmonic mourns the passing of Louis Andriessen, the groundbreaking composer who received The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music and was celebrated in 2018's The Art of Andriessen. read more June 15 2021 04:00 AM 2021–22 Season Announced, Creating a Pathway to the Reopening of David Geffen Hall The NY Phil will hold our concerts at Alice Tully Hall and the Rose Theater, and visit Carnegie Hall. Discover what’s in store. read more June 11 2021 08:30 PM Tania León Awarded Pulitzer Prize for Stride, a Project 19 Commission Tania León was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Music for Stride, the work she composed for Project 19, read more April 12 2021 04:00 PM Reuniting with the Maestro Now available: a newly recorded concert marking the first collaboration of the Philharmonic and Jaap van Zweden in more than a year. read more April 05 2021 02:55 PM News About the New David Geffen Hall The Philharmonic and Lincoln Center announced updates about the renovation of David Geffen Hall, which will re-open in Fall 2022. read more March 15 2021 02:13 PM Remembrance The New York Philharmonic participated in New York City’s somber commemoration of those who have died from COVID-19. read more March 08 2021 05:00 PM New, on NYPhil+ A new concert, conducted by native New Yorker Tito Muñoz and featuring pianist Aaron Diehl, has been added to NYPhil+, the Philharmonic's streaming service. read more March 05 2021 03:25 PM Stop Asian Hate The New York Philharmonic stands in solidarity with members of the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities. read more January 11 2021 12:00 AM Leah Ferguson’s Playlist Violist Leah Ferguson curates a special playlist. read more December 18 2020 09:39 PM What We Did TODAY The New York Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet brought live music back to the TODAY show. read more December 16 2020 05:05 PM Preserving the Past, into the Future The New York Philharmonic received a $500,000 challenge grant from the NEH to help preserve our storied past well into the future. read more December 10 2020 04:38 PM Happy Birthday, Ludwig! NY Phil performances led by current and past Music Directors are featured in WQXR’s Beethoven Immortal festival, Dec 12 through 16. read more December 08 2020 04:20 PM Happy Holidays! Enjoy Holidays at the NY Phil, our gift of music through an online “box-set” of video and audio broadcasts. read more November 05 2020 12:25 PM Project 19 Returns, Online Project 19 returns, online, with a digital celebration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, Nov 9–12, with broadcasts and more! read more October 19 2020 03:08 PM We’ll Be Back! NY Phil Bandwagon has completed its fall run, but will return in spring 2021. read more September 10 2020 01:00 AM Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK — An App for New York Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK is immersive audio experience, featuring recordings of Philharmonic musicians, created especially for Central Park. read more September 08 2020 04:52 PM Switched on Pop: "The 5th" New York Philharmonic musicians and artistic and administrative leaders participate in "The 5th," the inaugural episode of Vox Media Podcast Network’s Switched on Pop, the podcast miniseries exploring Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. read more August 26 2020 08:28 PM Live Music Returns! The Philharmonic announced its updated Fall 2020 activities, a mix of live, socially distanced performances throughout New York City and newly recorded performances for broadcast. First up: NY Phil Bandwagon. read more August 10 2020 03:38 PM Saluting Four Marvelous Musicians The New York Philharmonic bids farewell and expresses thanks to four musicians who are retiring from the Orchestra: Assistant Principal Librarian Sandra Pearson, contrabassoonist / bassoonist Arlen Fast, horn player Howard Wall, and cellist Eric Bartlett. read more August 10 2020 03:37 PM Meet Sandra Pearson, Retiring New York Philharmonic Assistant Principal Librarian Meet Sandra Pearson, the multifaceted musician who is retiring from the New York Philharmonics after serving as Assistant Principal Librarian for 21 years. read more August 10 2020 03:36 PM Meet Howard Wall, Retiring New York Philharmonic Horn Meet Howard Wall as he retires as Philharmonic horn, The Ruth F. and Alan J. Broder Chair, after a 26-year tenure. read more August 10 2020 03:36 PM Meet Eric Bartlett, Retiring New York Philharmonic Cello Eric Bartlett joined the New York Philharmonic's cello section in 1997. His belief in "playing together and togetherness and getting along" has infused his tenure. read more August 10 2020 03:36 PM Meet Arlen Fast, Retiring New York Philharmonic Contrabassoon and Bassoon Arlen Fast is the highly regarded bassoonist and the contrabassoonist of the New York Philharmonic and a pioneer in instrument design, having introduced a dramatic evolution to his deep-voiced instrument. read more August 03 2020 04:40 PM Remembering Leon Fleisher The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing of the magnificent American pianist Leon Fleisher, who performed with the Orchestra 47 times between his debut in 1944, when he was 16 years old, and 2008. read more July 24 2020 04:00 AM To Shanghai, with Love Because we can’t travel this year, this summer’s activities for the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Partnership, presented by Starr International Foundation, have been shared online. read more July 02 2020 05:56 PM America’s Orchestra on CNN’s The Fourth in America America’s first orchestra is being featured in a Fourth of July celebration you can enjoy at home! Tune in to CNN Saturday night for The Fourth in America, the primetime special musical with an all-star line-up, airing from 8:00 p.m. to midnight EDT and hosted by CNN anchors Don Lemon and Dana Bash. read more June 25 2020 10:09 PM Concerts in the Parks @ Home Musician Slideshow More than 14 million people have attended the free New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks since they began in 1965, but only a select few have experienced them from the musicians’ perspective. As promised, here’s a sample of the view from the stage. read more June 25 2020 06:22 PM Concerts in the Parks @ Home Slideshow To set the mood for tonight’s broadcast, Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, flip through this slideshow of photos from 50+ years of the Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks. read more June 24 2020 09:08 PM Concerts in the Parks @ Home Archival Exhibits Today in Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, we unveil two exhibits by the New York Philharmonic Archives, in partnership with Google Arts & Culture. read more June 24 2020 08:06 PM Oboist Robert Botti Plays Outdoors for Concerts in the Parks @ Home New York Philharmonic oboist Robert Botti is among the Philharmonic musicians heading outdoors this week for Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, our way of recreating the magic of the annual Concerts in the Parks, which were cancelled this summer due to the pandemic. read more June 23 2020 08:29 PM Bass Trombone George Curran Plays Outdoors for Concerts in the Parks @ Home New York Philharmonic Bass Trombone George Curran is among the Philharmonic musicians heading outdoors this week for Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, our way of recreating the magic of the annual Concerts in the Parks, which were cancelled this summer due to the pandemic. read more June 22 2020 04:00 AM Welcome to Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer No matter where you are in the world, join us for Concerts in the Parks @ Home, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, four days celebrating this beloved summertime tradition, culminating in a star-studded broadcast this Thursday night (June 25). read more May 31 2020 10:23 PM Anthony McGill’s Call To #TakeTwoKnees The New York Philharmonic fully supports our Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill’s moving statement and video in response to the ongoing violence committed against communities of color. read more May 22 2020 05:24 PM Remembering Bert Bial The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing of bassoonist / contrabassoonist Bert Bial (1957–95). Beloved by his colleagues, he was also the Philharmonic’s official photographer, documenting both milestones and daily life. read more May 21 2020 04:00 AM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Concludes with a Love Letter to Amsterdam This month the Philharmonic was supposed to have performed in Amsterdam as the first American orchestra in the history of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw’s 100-year-old Mahler Festival. As it happens, the Philharmonic’s friendship with Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra dates back a century and involves a party train. read more May 20 2020 08:48 PM How To Make Strudel: With Philharmonic Violinist Anna Rabinova Happy birthday to violinist Anna Rabinova! In celebration of this 26-year Philharmonic veteran's birthday and Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, we present to you her grandmother’s strudel recipe. read more May 20 2020 05:04 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with Archival Exhibit on Google Arts & Culture Today in Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, we present this online exhibit from the New York Philharmonic Archives, presented in partnership with Google Arts & Culture and narrated by Philharmonic musicians. read more May 19 2020 09:41 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with Learning @ Home Activity Guide Today in Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, we present to our younger followers (in grades 6–12) A Musical Tour of the Netherlands — Lesson 1, an activity guide to Amsterdam’s new-music scene. read more May 18 2020 03:17 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with Musician Slideshow and Broadcast with Daniil Trifonov Today in Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, we share a slideshow of photos and memories from the musicians themselves, from the Berlin Wall in 1984 to family reunions across the continent. read more May 15 2020 05:06 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with Home Video of 1930 Tour with Toscanini Today in Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, we rewind to the 1930 European tour, conducted by then Music Director Arturo Toscanini. Thanks to the New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives, you can watch a home video of the tour, shot by then Principal Trumpet Harry Glantz. read more May 14 2020 05:49 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with Yo-Yo Ma Broadcast Tonight in Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, we present the first of three video broadcasts featuring tour soloists. At 7:30 PM EDT (and on-demand after), tune in on Facebook or YouTube to watch Yo-Yo Ma (who joined us on tour in 2017) as soloist in Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, led by then Music Director Kurt Masur, from a 1995 Live From Lincoln Center episode. read more May 13 2020 07:01 PM Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival Lives On In April we presented Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival, a two-week celebration of our former Music Director, one-time New Yorker, and beloved composer. We welcome you to keep enjoying the content online. read more May 13 2020 06:04 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with the Battle of the Brass Today on Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 (May 11–21), we revisit a classic Philharmonic rivalry that played out on tours past. read more May 12 2020 05:44 PM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Continues with Video Playlist Welcome back to Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, a ten-day digital visit to the six European capitals where the Orchestra would have performed this month if not for the pandemic. Today we share Part I: Playing, the first of two video playlists of highlights from recent tours. read more May 11 2020 04:00 AM Virtual Tour: Europe 2020 Launches with Slideshow Welcome, willkommen, wëllkomm, welkom to Virtual Tour: Europe 2020, a ten-day digital visit to the six European capitals where the Orchestra would have performed this month if not for the pandemic. read more May 06 2020 05:12 PM Remembering Lorne Munroe The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing of Lorne Munroe, Principal Cello (1964–96). His 32-year tenure included more than 150 concerto collaborations, including with Music Directors Bernstein (who hired him), Boulez, Mehta, and Masur. read more April 30 2020 02:31 PM Remembering Lynn Harrell The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing of our good friend Lynn Harrell, who made his Philharmonic debut in 1961 at age 16 on a nationally telecast Young People’s Concert hosted by then Music Director Leonard Bernstein. read more April 22 2020 08:32 PM Mahler Grooves: A Day-Long Celebration Set your alarm. From 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. EDT tomorrow (Thursday, April 23), we present to you Mahler Grooves: A Day-Long Celebration. read more April 20 2020 09:57 PM Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival This past Thursday we launched Mahler’s New York: A Digital Festival (April 16–30), a two-week celebration of our former Music Director, one-time New Yorker, and beloved composer. read more April 07 2020 03:51 PM Remembering Nick Webster The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing, on April 3, of Albert K. (“Nick”) Webster, a longtime leader of the organization. read more April 02 2020 08:03 PM Tonight: How To Watch Wagner’s Die Walküre (Act I) on Facebook and YouTube Tonight at 7:30 p.m. EDT we’re broadcasting Act I of Wagner’s Die Walküre (in concert). Here’s how to watch on Facebook and YouTube. read more March 30 2020 09:51 PM A Tribute to Krzysztof Penderecki The New York Philharmonic deeply mourns the passing of Krzysztof Penderecki on March 29, 2020, at the age of 86. read more March 25 2020 05:31 PM NY Phil Plays On Introducing NY Phil Plays On, a new portal for free, on-demand content to provide comfort and connection to the millions of classical music fans worldwide in isolation. read more March 09 2020 10:06 PM PHOTOS: Fun at the Phil: Sleepover at the Museum The New York Philharmonic presented Fun at the Phil: Sleepover at the Museum, honoring composer / author / Philharmonic Vice Chair Karen LeFrak for her dedication to the Philharmonic and featuring her orchestral work based on her children’s book. read more March 06 2020 09:23 PM We Are NY Phil: Acting Associate Principal Horn Leelanee Sterrett We Are NY Phil, a new video series that brings you closer to Philharmonic musicians by focusing on their lives outside the concert hall, spotlights Acting Associate Principal Horn Leelanee Sterrett. read more February 18 2020 09:02 PM Archives Exhibit on Phil’s First Woman Honors Project 19 As part of Project 19, the Philharmonic’s celebration of the centennial of the 19th amendment, the Philharmonic Archives and artist Nives Widauer highlighted Steffy Goldner using her harp case. read more February 18 2020 05:26 PM Project 19 Profile: Ellen Reid The Philharmonic has launched a series of Project 19 composer portraits by women filmmakers. View the third video in the series: Carole Ann Wright’s profile of Ellen Reid. read more February 12 2020 07:31 PM Announcing Our 2020–21 Season On February 12 the Philharmonic announced the third season with Music Director Jaap van Zweden. read more February 08 2020 10:27 PM Project 19 Profile: Tania León The Philharmonic has launched a series of Project 19 composer portraits by women filmmakers. View the second video in the series: Carolina Mendez’s profile of Tania León. read more February 07 2020 10:27 PM Video Profile of Project 19 Composer Nina C. Young The Philharmonic has launched a series of Project 19 composer portraits by women filmmakers. View the first video in the series: Veena Rao’s profile of Nina C. Young. read more January 29 2020 09:32 PM PHOTOS: 2020 Lunar New Year Concert and Gala The New York Philharmonic welcomed the Year of the Rat at the ninth annual Lunar New Year Concert and Gala, a festive evening presented by Starr International Foundation. read more January 10 2020 04:36 PM We Are NY Phil: Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young We Are NY Phil, a new video series that brings you closer to Philharmonic musicians by focusing on their lives outside the concert hall, spotlights Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young. read more December 13 2019 07:27 PM NY Philharmonic Very Young Composers Win ASCAP Award New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers Ilaria Loisa Hawley (age 10) and Jordan Millar (age 13) are among the youngest recipients honored with an ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award. read more December 06 2019 07:18 PM Steve Reich on His Music for Ensemble and Orchestra This week we perform Steve Reich’s Music for Ensemble and Orchestra. Who is the ensemble? It’s built right into the orchestra, as Steve explains in this new video. read more December 05 2019 04:17 PM David Geffen Hall Plans Announced: Video Highlights On Monday the New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center announced our plans for the reimagination of David Geffen Hall. Watch the highlights video. read more December 02 2019 12:00 AM David Geffen Hall Plans Announced The New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center are thrilled to announce our plans for the reimagination of David Geffen Hall. Our goals are: to create one of the world’s finest concert halls, to reimagine all public spaces to create a deeper audience and community experience, and to build a greater connection with the outside world. read more November 21 2019 07:50 PM Fire in my mouth Recording Nominated for Two Grammys We are delighted to announce that our recording of the World Premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth, conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, is nominated for two Grammy awards. read more November 14 2019 12:00 AM New York Philharmonic’s Project 19 Toasted at Reception at New-York Historical Society read more October 15 2019 09:05 PM PHOTOS: Oklahoma State University Residency This weekend Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic gave the inaugural concerts of the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, featuring Tony Award winner / Oklahoma native Kelli O’Hara and Concertmaster Frank Huang. read more October 08 2019 08:09 PM PHOTOS: 2019 Fall Gala The New York Philharmonic ushered in its 178th season and honored outgoing Chairman Oscar Schafer and his wife, Didi — the most generous donors in Philharmonic history — with a star-studded night of Beethoven and festivities. read more September 23 2019 05:22 PM We Are NY Phil: Principal Harp Nancy Allen Welcome to We Are NY Phil, a new video series that follows musicians of the New York Philharmonic outside the concert hall as they share their most beloved passions outside of music. First up: Principal Harp Nancy Allen. read more August 30 2019 04:55 PM New Album: Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth The New York Philharmonic’s World Premiere performance of Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth is available now in digital format on Decca Gold. It will be available in physical formats on October 4. read more August 30 2019 04:55 PM New Album: Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth The New York Philharmonic’s World Premiere performance of Julia Wolfe’s Fire in my mouth is available now in digital format on Decca Gold. It will be available in physical formats on October 4. read more July 29 2019 04:15 PM VIDEO: A Day in the Life of Principal Flute Robert Langevin at Bravo! Vail On the final day of our 17th annual residency at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival, Principal Flute Robert Langevin managed to pack in a full day of rehearsal, sightseeing, and tennis — followed by the final performance of the 2018–19 season, Tchaikovsky’s heart-on-sleeve Symphony No. 4. See you next season! read more July 25 2019 09:40 PM PHOTOS: 2019 Vail Residency Concludes The New York Philharmonic concluded its 17th annual summer residency at the picturesque Bravo! Vail Music Festival. read more July 22 2019 08:00 PM PHOTOS: 2019 Vail Residency Begins The New York Philharmonic has returned to breathtaking Colorado for its 17th annual summer at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival. read more July 22 2019 04:15 PM VIDEO: Conrad Tao Performs Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 at Bravo! Vail Revel in the simple, mesmerizing melody Beethoven wrote for the Adagio of his Piano Concerto No. 2, performed by Conrad Tao in his Philharmonic debut, and in Music Director Jaap van Zweden's final performance of his inaugural season. read more July 19 2019 03:38 PM VIDEO: Jaap van Zweden Conducts Beethoven’s Eroica in Vail Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducted the opening concert of our 17th annual residency at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival, featuring Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony, orchestrated by Barshai, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica. read more July 08 2019 04:37 PM VIDEO: Seong-Jin Cho’s New York Philharmonic Debut Seong-Jin Cho, who has been making waves since he won the International Chopin Competition in 2015, made his New York Philharmonic debut in Shanghai with Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20. read more July 03 2019 05:34 PM PHOTOS: Nanjing Debut and Shanghai Return The New York Philharmonic’s fifth annual Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Partnership, presented by Starr International Foundation, concluded with the Orchestra’s debut in Nanjing and return to Shanghai, where they taught the next generation of orchestral musicians at the Shanghai Orchestra Academy read more June 28 2019 09:00 PM VIDEO: Brahms in Rehearsal In a rare glimpse behind the curtain, check out a clip of Jaap van Zweden and the Orchestra rehearsing Brahms’s Symphony No. 1 in Guangzhou, in preparation for that evening’s performance. read more June 28 2019 05:15 PM PHOTOS: Guangzhou Debut Music Director Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic send greetings from China, where they are performing five concerts in three cities: the Orchestra’s first-ever appearances in Guangzhou and Nanjing, and their to Shanghai as part of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy and Partnership. read more June 17 2019 09:15 PM PHOTOS: 2019 Concerts in the Parks The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, returned for the 54th season of priceless music, absolutely free, in every New York City borough. read more June 11 2019 06:08 PM A Look Back at Music of Conscience The World Premiere of David Lang’s prisoner of the state perfectly capped our exploration of how music responds to social and political turmoil. Here are some highlights. read more May 29 2019 09:32 PM Jaap van Zweden Honored by Bruckner Society of America Upon receiving the Medal, Mr. van Zweden said, “If there is a road to Heaven, [Bruckner] surely proves that the road to Heaven is more beautiful than Heaven itself.” read more May 17 2019 07:54 PM PHOTOS: 2019 Spring Gala The New York Philharmonic’s 2019 Spring Gala celebrated two leading ladies: Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award–winning singer and actress Patti LuPone and Board Member Mary Wallach. read more May 17 2019 07:00 PM New Album: Soloists of the New York Philharmonic The New York Philharmonic’s fourth release on Decca Gold, featuring Principal musicians of the Philharmonic in concertos, is out. read more May 13 2019 04:00 AM Rebecca Young To Receive Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service In recognition of her one-of-a-kind performances as host of the New York Philharmonic Very Young People’s Concerts, Rebecca Young will receive a Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service from the League of American Orchestras. read more April 05 2019 07:55 PM Highlights of Inaugural Phil the Hall Concert Last night the New York Philharmonic opened its doors to first responders, volunteers, and other service professionals at the inaugural Phil the Hall concert, conducted by Jaap van Zweden and hosted by Miss America Nia Franklin. read more April 03 2019 02:47 PM Peter W. May and Oscar L. Tang Elected Co-Chairs of Board Peter W. May and Oscar L. Tang have been elected the next Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors of the New York Philharmonic. In September they will succeed Oscar S. Schafer, who is stepping down after holding the post of Chairman since 2015 and will continue to serve as Chairman Emeritus. read more March 15 2019 07:13 PM Yo-Yo Ma and Deborah Borda Discuss Art, Music, and Social Justice at Harvard Last week Yo-Yo Ma joined the New York Philharmonic for a triumphant US Premiere. On Wednesday he traveled to Harvard, his alma mater, for a conversation with Philharmonic President and CEO Deborah Borda — a Hauser Leader-in-Residence at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership — for a free, public conversation about art, music, and social justice. read more March 12 2019 09:04 PM $5 Tickets On Sale for Phil the Hall, Hosted by Miss America Nia Franklin Tickets are on sale for Phil the Hall, April 4–6. New York’s first responders, volunteers, and service professionals are invited to experience the New York Philharmonic, led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden. Nia Franklin, Miss America 2019, will host. read more February 28 2019 10:10 PM Composer Ashley Fure Receives Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists Last evening at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, composer Ashley Fure received a Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, which recognizes extraordinary talent around the campus. read more February 22 2019 06:12 PM Just Released! New Stravinsky Recording of Jaap van Zweden and New York Philharmonic The New York Philharmonic’s third release on Decca Gold, featuring Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps and Debussy’s La Mer conducted by Jaap van Zweden, is out.