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Philharmonic Musicians Welcome Jaap

Jaap is in the building! Hear what some of the musicians of the New York Philharmonic have to say about our new Music Director on the cusp of his inaugural season.

Want to experience Jaap live and in person? Attend his official launch at the Opening Gala Concert this Thursday, attend the Free Open Rehearsal on September 27, or catch one of his many programs with the Orchestra this season.

New York, meet Jaap!

Empire State Building To Glow Red for Launch of Jaap van Zweden’s Inaugural Season

 

We’ll paint the town red.

Whether or not you join us Thursday night for New York, Meet Jaap, look up: for yet another year, the Empire State Building will glow Philharmonic red, this time shining all the brighter in celebration of Music Director Jaap van Zweden’s inaugural season.

(The Empire State Building image® is a registered trademark of ESRT Empire State Building, L.L.C. and is used with permission.)

VIDEO: Philharmonic Helps Jimmy Fallon With ‘Name That Song’ on The Tonight Show

The New York Philharmonic has performed in Central Park many times. Until last night, it had never performed the music of SisQó.

Last night The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon left the studio for a special show in Central Park. For the occasion, Fallon asked members of the Philharmonic to join the show’s band, The Roots, for an epic installment of “Name That Song Challenge” featuring singer Carrie Underwood and actors Blake Lively and Henry Golding. Play along at home! 

PHOTOS: Leonard Bernstein’s Legacy of Innovation at the N.Y. Philharmonic

As we celebrate our former Music Director on his 100th birthday, here is a look back at his transformative tenure. Its echoes are heard and felt to this day at the New York Philharmonic.

Happy 100th, Lenny! A Look Back at the New York Philharmonic’s Bernstein Centennial Celebration

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.

VIDEO: The Weilerstein Siblings Perform Elgar’s Cello Concerto in Vail

It was a reunion of friends and family at Bravo! Vail on Thursday, July 26: former Assistant Conductor Joshua Weilerstein led Elgar’s moving Cello Concerto with MacArthur “genius grant” recipient and frequent Philharmonic collaborator Alisa Weilerstein — his sister. The concert was part of the Orchestra’s 16th annual summer residency at Bravo! Vail.

PHOTOS: 2018 Vail Residency Concludes

The New York Philharmonic concluded its 16th annual Bravo! Vail summer residency with a family reunion — cellist Alisa Weilerstein and her brother, former Philharmonic Assistant Conductor Joshua Weilerstein — plus Concertmaster Frank Huang in evocative, seductive, virtuosic solos and pianist Louis Lortie in Ravel. David Robertson and Hans Graf led the Orchestra, and Philharmonic musicians worked with the talented Very Young Composers of Vail.
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