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 15 September 2015
Filarmonica della Scala *DEBUT*
Milan, Italy
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle (in concert)
Bluebeard: John Relyea; Judith: Ildikó Komlósi
 17 September 2015
Filarmonica della Scala
Milan, Italy
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle (in concert)
Bluebeard: John Relyea; Judith: Ildikó Komlósi
 18 September 2015
Filarmonica della Scala
Milan, Italy
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle (in concert)
Bluebeard: John Relyea; Judith: Ildikó Komlósi
 24 September 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Opening Night Gala
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Lang Lang, piano
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
 25 September 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Esa-Pekka Salonen: LA Variations
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 26 September 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Esa-Pekka Salonen: LA Variations
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 30 September 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Emanuel Ax, piano
 1 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Brahms: Tragic Overture
Marc Neikrug: Canta-Concerto
World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano


Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Emanuel Ax, piano
  2 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
Brookville, New York
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Emanuel Ax, piano
  3 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Brahms: Tragic Overture
Marc Neikrug: Canta-Concerto
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Emanuel Ax, piano
  7 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
  Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala
Magnus Lindberg: Vivo
World Premiere
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Evgeny Kissin, piano
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
  9 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
University Musical Society at the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
  Magnus Lindberg: Vivo
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Inon Barnatan, piano
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
  10 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
University Musical Society at the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
  Esa-Pekka Salonen: LA Variations
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
  16 October 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Berlioz: Le Corsaire Overture
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Maurizio Pollini, piano
  23 October 2015
Staatskappelle Dresden *DEBUT*
Dresden, Germany
  Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan Op. 15c
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
  24 October 2015
Staatskappelle Dresden
Dresden, Germany
  Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan Op. 15c
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
  25 October 2015
Staatskappelle Dresden
Dresden, Germany
  Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan Op. 15c
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
  29 October 2015
NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
  Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
  30 October 2015
NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany
  Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
  31 October 2015
NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg
Bremen, Germany
  Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"
 4 November 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K.136/125a
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2
Philip Myers, horn
Mozart: Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita
 5 November 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K.136/125a
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2
Philip Myers, horn
Mozart: Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita
 6 November 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K.136/125a
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2
Philip Myers, horn
Mozart: Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita
 7 November 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K.136/125a
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2
Philip Myers, horn
Mozart: Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita
 24 November 2015
Juilliard Orchestra
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY
  Schumann: Manfred Overture
Berg: Three Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6
Wagner (arr. Alan Gilbert): A Ring Synthesis
 3 December 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sinatra: Voice for a Century
Gala soloists include Christina Aguilera, Chris Botti, Fantasia, Sutton Foster, Seth MacFarlane (host), Bernadette Peters, and Sting
Co-production with Lincoln Center
 10 December 2015
Bayerische Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester
Munich, Germany
  Christopher Rouse: Rapture
Mozart: Piano Concerto C minor, K 491
Lars Vogt, piano
Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 op 27 (Sinfonia espansiva)
Christina Landshamer, soprano; Michael Nagy, baritone
  11 December 2015
Bayerische Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester
Munich, Germany
  Christopher Rouse: Rapture
Mozart: Piano Concerto C minor, K 491
Lars Vogt, piano
Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 op 27 (Sinfonia espansiva)
Christina Landshamer, soprano; Michael Nagy, baritone
 13 December 2015
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields *DEBUT*
London, England
  Brahms: Haydn Variations
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Inon Barnatan, piano
Haydn: Symphony No. 90
 29 December 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Joshua Bell, violin
Sibelius: Finlandia
 30 December 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Joshua Bell, violin
Sibelius: Finlandia
 31 December 2015
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Offenbach: Selections from Gaîté parisienne
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Makoto Ozone, piano
Simons: C’est ça la vie, c’est ça l'amour
Offenbach Ah! que j’aime les militaires
Offenbach: Ah! quel dîner
Piaf & Louiguy: La Vie en rose
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
 2 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Joshua Bell, violin
Sibelius: Finlandia
 7 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: En Saga
R. Strauss: Songs
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries and Final Scene from Act III of Die Walküre
Heidi Melton, soprano; Eric Owens, bass-baritone
 8 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: En Saga
R. Strauss: Songs
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries and Final Scene from Act III of Die Walküre
Heidi Melton, soprano; Eric Owens, bass-baritone
 9 January 2016
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
 9 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: En Saga
R. Strauss: Songs
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries and Final Scene from Act III of Die Walküre
Heidi Melton, soprano; Eric Owens, bass-baritone
 12 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: En Saga
R. Strauss: Songs
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries and Final Scene from Act III of Die Walküre
Heidi Melton, soprano; Eric Owens, bass-baritone
 14 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Respighi: Church Windows
Magnus Lindberg: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
U.S. Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
 15 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Respighi: Church Windows
Magnus Lindberg: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
U.S. Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
 16 January 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Respighi: Church Windows
Magnus Lindberg: Violin Concerto No. 2
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
U.S. Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
 22 January 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Gunma, Japan
  Adams: The Chairman Dances
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
 26 January 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo, Japan
  Takemitsu: Twill by Twilight
Sibelius: En Saga
Wagner (arr. Alan Gilbert): A Ring Synthesis
 27 January 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo, Japan
  Takemitsu: Twill by Twilight
Sibelius: En Saga
Wagner (arr. Alan Gilbert): A Ring Synthesis
 30 January 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo, Japan
  Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Inon Barnatan, piano
Beethoven: Symphony No 7
 19 February 2016
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Paris, France
  Schumann: Manfred Overture
Lindberg: Violin Concerto
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
Schumann: Symphony No. 1
 25 February 2016
Gewandhausorchester
Leipzig, Germany

In celebration of Sibelius's 150th birthday
  Dutilleux: Métaboles
Schumann: Symphony No. 1
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
 26 February 2016
Gewandhausorchester
Leipzig, Germany

In celebration of Sibelius's 150th birthday
  Dutilleux: Métaboles
Schumann: Symphony No. 1
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
 3 March 2016
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland, Ohio
  Schumann: Manfred Overture
Dvorak: Piano concerto
Stephen Hough, piano
Nielsen: Symphony No. 6
 5 March 2016
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland, Ohio
  Schumann: Manfred Overture
Dvorak: Piano concerto
Stephen Hough, piano
Nielsen: Symphony No. 6
 6 March 2016
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland, Ohio
  Schumann: Manfred Overture
Dvorak: Piano concerto
Stephen Hough, piano
Nielsen: Symphony No. 6
 13 March 2016
Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur  Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Alan Gilbert, violin
Carter Brey, cello
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Inon Barnatan, piano

 17 March 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Shostakovich: Suite fromThe Age of Gold
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Karawane
New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director
New York Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony, and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

 18 March 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Shostakovich: Suite fromThe Age of Gold
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Karawane
New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director
New York Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony, and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

 19 March 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Shostakovich: Suite fromThe Age of Gold
Esa-Pekka Salonen: Karawane
New York Choral Artists, Joseph Flummerfelt, director
New York Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony, and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

 3 April 2016
London Symphony Orchestra *DEBUT*
London, England
  Nielsen: Maskarade Overture
Sibelius: Symphony No. 3
Hillborg: Exquisite Corpse
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Joshua Bell, violin
 7 April 2016
London Symphony Orchestra
London, England
  Sibelius: En Saga
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No 2
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Nielsen: Symphony No 4 Op. 29, "Inextinguishable"
 20 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Stefan Vinke, tenor; Thomas Hampson, baritone
 21 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Stefan Vinke, tenor; Thomas Hampson, baritone
 22 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
Stefan Vinke, tenor; Thomas Hampson, baritone
 25 April 2016
Juilliard Orchestra
New York, NY
  Juilliard Gala 2016

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
 27 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Franck Krawczyk: Après
World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission, with the support of the Kravis Prize for New Music
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Carter Brey, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 28 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Franck Krawczyk: Après
World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission, with the support of the Kravis Prize for New Music
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Carter Brey, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 29 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Franck Krawczyk: Après
World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission, with the support of the Kravis Prize for New Music
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Carter Brey, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 30 April 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Franck Krawczyk: Après
World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission, with the support of the Kravis Prize for New Music
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Carter Brey, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 3 May 2016
New York Philharmonic
Costa Mesa, CA
  Brahms: Tragic Overture
Schumann: Cello concerto
Carter Brey, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 4 May 2016
New York Philharmonic
San Diego, CA
  Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Sibelius: Finlandia
 7 May 2016
New York Philharmonic
San Francisco, CA
  Brahms: Tragic Overture
Schumann: Cello concerto
Carter Brey, cello
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 30 May 2016
New York Philharmonic
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

Free Memorial Day Concert
  A tribute to Kurt Masur
Mendelssohn: "Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel" from Elijah
Thomas Hampson, baritone
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
 3 June 2016
Ensemble of the Lucerne Festival Alumni
NY PHIL BIENNIAL

New York, NY
  Ligeti Forward (Program I)

Alexandre Lunsqui: Three Short Pieces
Alexandre Lunsqui: Kinetic Study 2
Unsuk Chin: Fantaisie mécanique
Ligeti: Piano Concerto
Conor Hanick, piano
 4 June 2016
Ensemble of the Lucerne Festival Alumni
NY PHIL BIENNIAL

New York, NY
  Ligeti Forward (Program II)

Marc-André Dalbavie: Axiom
Ligeti: Cello Concerto
Jay Campbell, cello
Dai Fujikura: ice
 5 June 2016
Ensemble of the Lucerne Festival Alumni
NY PHIL BIENNIAL

New York, NY
  Ligeti Forward (Program III)

Grisley: Talea
Ligeti: Violin Concerto
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
John Zorn: Remedy of Fortune
 10 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  William Bolcom: Trombone Concerto
Joseph Alessi, trombone
World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra



John Corigliano: Conjurer: Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra
Joseph Alessi, trombone; Martin Grubinger, percussion
(New York Premiere)

 11 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
  Boulez: Messagesquisse
Stucky: Second Concerto for Orchestra
New York Premiere
Per Nørgård: Symphony No. 8
U.S. Premiere

 15 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
Conerts in the Park: Central Park
  Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Mozart: Clarinet concerto
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 16 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
Conerts in the Park: Central Park
  Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio
Wagner: "Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
 17 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
Conerts in the Park: Prospect Park
  Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio
Mozart: Clarinet concerto
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
 20 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
Conerts in the Park: Cunningham Park
  Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Mozart: Clarinet concerto
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 21 June 2016
New York Philharmonic
Conerts in the Park: Van Cortlandt Park
  Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Mozart: Clarinet concerto
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 2 July 2016
New York Philharmonic
Shanghai, China
  Xu Shuya: The Light of Summer
World Premiere
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 4 July 2016
New York Philharmonic
Shanghai, China
  Xu Shuya: The Light of Summer
World Premiere
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 8 July 2016
New York Philharmonic
Shanghai, China
  Boulez: Messagesquisse
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Gil Shaham, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
 16 July 2016
Academy Festival Orchestra
Music Academy of the West
Santa Barbara, CA
  Haydn: Overture from The Creation
Berg: Three Pieces for Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
 24 July 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo, Japan
  Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
 25 July 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo, Japan
  Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
 27 July 2016
New York Philharmonic
Vail, CO
  William Bolcom: Trombone concerto
Joseph Alessi, trombone
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
 28 July 2016
New York Philharmonic
Vail, CO
  Prokofiev: Violin concerto
Leila Josefowicz, violin
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
 29 July 2016
New York Philharmonic
Vail, CO
  Wagner: "Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde
Wagner: "Ride of the Valkyries" and Final Scene from Act III of Die Walküre
 9 August 2016
Salt Bay Chamberfest
Damariscotta, ME
  Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Alan Gilbert on viola with resident festival musicians