20 May 2013
Bustin’ Out All Over
The Orchestra may be back from a three-week tour, but there’s no rest for the wicked as we prepare to launch into our final month of the 2012–13 season. Following next Monday’s Free Annual Memorial Day Concert at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, we host a slew of guest artists including Wynton Marsalis, Paulo Szot, Megan Hilty, Marin Mazzie, Lisa Batiashvili, Gerald Finley, Patricia Racette, Lionel Bringuier, Leonidas Kavakos, Emanuel Ax, and Sara Mearns. For a full calendar of our June journey, click here.
23 February 2012
The Philharmonic Talk of the Town
From Christopher Rouse, Emanuel Ax, Renée Fleming, and Gerald Finley to Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, concertos by Carl Neilsen, a Bach festival, and a theatrical rendering of Stravinsky’s Petrushka with Doug Fitch, the details of the Philharmonic’s 2012–13 Season have been announced. Here’s what this town — and beyond — are saying:
Philharmonic Announces Its Next Season — Daniel J. Wakin, The New York Times
Rouse Named Next N.Y. Philharmonic Composer-in-Residence — Jennifer Maloney, The Wall Street Journal
New York Philharmonic Announces Artists-in-Residence — Associated Press
Busy season for New York Philharmonic — Ronni Reich, The Star-Ledger
New York Philharmonic Announces New Season’s Schedule — Kim Nowacki, WQXR.org
N.Y. Philharmonic rides “Carousel” — Gordon Cox, Variety
Renee Fleming, Gerald Finley, Rob Fisher Set for New York Philharmonic Season — Brian Scott Lipton, TheaterMania
8 November 2010
Read Matthew Gurewitsch’s New York Times profile of Canadian baritone Gerald Finley, who sings the title role in Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the New York Philharmonic this week. You’ll find out why Peter Sellars calls him a “once-in-a-generation singer who has the danger and allure and sheer integrity to make every villain he plays the hero, and to give every hero he plays depths of darkness that are unimaginable.” You’ll also read of Alan Gilbert’s hopes for an upcoming, ambitious project together.
25 October 2010
Download the latest On the Music Podcast and hear Alan Gilbert as well as bass-baritone Gerald Finley, who describes the “Old Testament fire and brimstone” in the role of Mendelssohn’s Elijah, which he will sing with the New York Philharmonic on November 10-11 and 13 at Avery Fisher Hall. Hear more on Elijah, or subscribe to the free, award-winning Podcast series here.