Program Archives

New York Philharmonic: Alan Gilbert - Conductor
06/08/18

Alan Gilbert - Conductor [Photo: NPR/ Andrew Toth/Getty Images]
Emanuel Ax - Piano

It doesn't get any better than this - Emanuel Ax playing Brahms with the New York Phil!

...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
06/01/18

Maureen Nelson – Violin [Photo: Courtesy of the artist]

The musician-led Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra gives a sunny performance of Mendelssohn's jolly Italian Symphony.

 ...

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Antonio Pappano - Conductor
05/18/18

Antonio Pappano - Conductor
Lisa Battiashvili - Violin

Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili joins the Royal Concertgebouw for a mesmerizing performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin...

Berlin Philharmonic: Marek Janowski - Conductor
04/20/18

Marek Janowski - Conductor {Photo: Courtesy of the artist]

It's music perhaps more suited for a cathedral than a concert hall - Anton Bruckner's soaring and expansive Symphony No. 4.

...
Houston Symphony: Ludovic Morlot - Conductor
04/13/18

Ludovic Morlot - Conductor
Jonathan Biss - Piano

 

Superstar pianist Jonathan Biss teams up with the Houston Symphony for a thrilling performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto...

Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska - Conductor
03/30/18

Osmo Vanska - Conductor
Kathy Kienzle - Harp
Peter McGuire - Violin
Michael Gast - Horn
Brian Jensen - Horn
Minnesota Chorale

The Minnesota Orchestra and the...

Oregon Symphony: Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
03/23/18

Carlos Kalmar - Conductor [Photo: NPR:Leah Nash/Oregon Symphony]
Susan Platts - Mezzo-Soprano
Portland State University & Pacific Youth Choirs

From the Pacific Northwest, a...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Pekka Kuusisto - Director
03/09/18

Pekka Kuusisto - Director and Violin [Photo: Kaapo Kamu]

This charming concert is all about time - and features Pekka Kuusisto as both soloist and concertmaster.

HAYDN:...

Buffalo Philharmonic: JoAnn Falletta - Conductor
02/23/18

It's Tchaikovsky, Tchaikovsky, and more Tchaikovsky! A little dance, a high-wire act for solo cello and an explosive grand finale in this concert from New York.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Polonaise from...

Berlin Philharmonic: Susanna Malkki - Conductor
02/12/18

Susanna Malkki - Conductor
Gil Shaham - Violin

The glass ceiling may not be shattered, but there is a big crack in it! One of the most exciting conductors of today, Susanna Malkki, is...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Jeremy Denk - Director and Piano
02/02/18

Jeremy Denk - Director and Piano
Maiya Papach - Viola
Alexander Fiterstein - Clarinet
Hyobi Sim - Viola

Dazzling pianist, conductor, and MacArthur "genius" grant Fellow...

Houston Symphony: Beethoven
01/26/18

Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor

It's big music from Houston! These back-to-back symphonies are the conclusion to the orchestra's three-season Beethoven symphony cycle.

BEETHOVEN:...

Oregon Symphony: Violinist Augustin Hadelich
01/12/18

Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
Augustin Hadelich - Violin [Photo: NPR.org/Rosalie O'Connor]

Overcoming a horrendous accident from childhood, the Grammy award winning soloist in this...

Buffalo Philharmonic: JoAnn Falletta - Conductor
12/08/17

JoAnn Falletta - Conductor

Fabio Bidini - Piano

We're off to Buffalo for a wintry, all-Tchaikovsky concert.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Sleeping Beauty Suite

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano...

Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra: Violinist Julia Fischer
11/16/17

Charles Dutoit - Conductor

Julia Fisher - Violin  [Photo:Julia Fischer Courtesy of the artist]

Violinist Julia Fischer teams up with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra for Bartok...

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Piano - Yuja Wang
11/03/17

Gustavo Dudamel - Conductor
Yuja Wang - Piano [Photo: ru Yildiz/NPR]

Piano superstar Yuja Wang dazzles in a performance of Bartok's fiendishly difficult Piano Concerto No. 2.

...

Last Night of the BBC Proms
09/29/17

BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Singers
Sakari Oramo - Conductor
Nina Stemme - Soprano
Lucy Crowe - Soprano
Christine Rice - Mezzo-soprano
...

From the BBC Proms: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
08/23/17

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
Paavo Jarvi - Conductor
Vilde Frang - Violin
Lawrence Power - Viola

We're at the BBC Proms for a mixture of light and dark: sunny...

From the BBC Proms: Stephen Hough - Piano
08/18/17

BBC Philharmonic

Mark Wigglesworth - Conductor

Stephen Hough - Piano
[Photo: Andrew Crowley/Courtesy of the artist]

We're at the BBC Proms with one of the great pianists...

Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
07/21/17

Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Martin Helmchen - Piano
Mark Hughes - Trumpet

From the great state of Texas, a concert featuring works that fundamentally changed how we think...

Oregon Symphony: Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
07/14/17

Carlos Kalmar - Conductor
Natasha Paremski - Piano

From the left coast, a beautiful concert that includes a real crowd-pleaser - The Planets.

STRAVINSKY: Fireworks
...

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
07/07/17

Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
Martin Chalifour - Violin
Nathan Cole - Violin
Ariana Ghez - Oboe
Whitney Crockett - Bassoon
Robert deMaine - Cello

A beautiful...

Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
06/30/17

Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Robin Kesselman - Double bass

It's a toe-tapping extravaganza with the Houston Symphony - we dare you to keep from dancing!

REVUELTAS:...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
06/09/17

A rare performance of the piece that put John Adams on the map - Shaker Loops.

STRAVINSKY: Danses Concertantes for Chamber Orchestra
ADAMS: Shaker Loops
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No....

Nashville Symphony: Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor
05/19/17

Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor

Anne Akiko Meyers - Violin

Anne Akiko Meyers shines in a dazzling performance of Bernstein's Serenade with the Nashville Symphony.

GABRIELI:...