The New York Philharmonic This Week - Wednesday at 8 pm

Cynthia Phelps joins the New York Philharmonic and future New York Philharmonic musical director, Jaap van Zweden, in a performance of 'Unearth, Release' by Julia Adolphe.

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Curtis Calls - Recitals from the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon

All Beethoven on Curtis Calls

This Wednesday at noon (9/20) we'll hear pianist Chelsea Wang in Beethoven's Sonata in E-flat major, op. 31 no. 3 and also the String Quartet in F op. 18 no. 1. Music from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon, repeated Monday at 10 PM.

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Exploring Music - Weeknights at 7

This week - Explore the history, performances and legacy of the New York Philharmonic.

Classical Conversations on Cadenza - Thursdays at 10 pm

Enjoy conversations with classical musicians of local, national and international fame on the award-winning program Cadenza.

Music from Marlboro - Wednesdays at 6 pm

Join host Ross Amico every Wednesday at 6 pm for Music From Marlboro, featuring historic performances from the Marlboro Music Festival.

SymphonyCast - Thursday at 8 pm

Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Vienna Philharmonic in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 (Emanuel Ax. soloist), Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

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Arts and Cultural News Headlines

This week's In a Broadway Minute goes off-Broadway for a new production of Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros with a new twist -- it's in Yiddish. Theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews this production Friday at 8 am and Saturday at 10 am. 

We Shall Not Be Moved is a new opera that takes its name from both the old spiritual-turned-civil-rights anthem and the Philadelphia black liberation group, MOVE. That group might be best-remembered for a 1985 tragedy: A police helicopter bombed the MOVE house, and the resulting fire killed 11 people and destroyed 62 homes in the neighborhood.

The opera, presented by Opera Philadelphia with the Apollo Theater, had its world premiere Sept. 16. It revisits that house and its ghosts, while remaining centered on stories about young people in Philadelphia today.

Wandering around the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, composer David Hertzberg stares at the walls in wonder. He's been through the rooms many times, drinking in the works by Seurat, Modigliani, Renoir and other masters. It's not just paintings alone, or even the Asian and Egyptian sculptures and other artworks arranged around the rooms, or the doorhandles and other pieces of daily, everyday hardware that might have adorned a home a century ago. Rather, it's the way its all put together.

On fateful September 11, 2001, the little Canadian town of Gander, Newfoundland, was inundated with diverted airplanes carrying thousands of passengers from around the world. What happened that day is the subject of the Broadway Musical "Come from Away." Theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews the musical this week on In a Broadway Minute Friday at 8 am and Saturday at 10 am.

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