Program notes provide additional insight into the works and artists performing on each concert. You can read them in advance, when you arrive at your performance, or after your concert to learn more about your program.

James M. Keller is the program annotator of the New York Philharmonic

November 30, December 1-2, Ax, Mozart & Brahms 
Bent SØRENSEN  Evening Land 
MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 20 
BRAHMS  Symphony No. 2

November 25, Saturday Matinee: Rachmaninoff's Third Symphony 
NIELSEN  Wind Quintet 
RACHMANINOFF  Symphony No. 3 

November 22-25, Saint-Saëns and Rachmaninoff 
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh Suite
SAINT-SAËNS  Violin Concerto No. 3 
RACHMANINOFF  Symphony No. 3 

November 9, 11 & 14, Bernstein and Don Quixote
R. STRAUSS  Don Quixote
BERNSTEIN  Symphony No. 3, Kaddish

November 2-4, Bernstein and Rhapsody in Blue
BERNSTEIN  Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs
GERSHWIN  Rhapsody in Blue
BERNSTEIN  Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety

October 25-28 & 31, Joshua Bell Performs Bernstein's Serenade
Joey ROUKENS  Boundless (Homage to L.B.) 
BERNSTEIN  Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)
BERNSTEIN  Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah 

October 19-21, Schiff, Bach & Schumann
HAYDN  Symphony No. 80
BARTÓK  Divertimento for String Orchestra
J.S. BACH  Piano Concerto in A major
SCHUMANN  Piano Concerto

October 14, Saturday Matinee: Sibelius's Symphony No. 5
GRIEG  Andante con moto, for piano trio
SHOSTAKOVICH  Piano Trio in E minor 
SIBELIUS  Symphony No. 5

October 12-14 & 17  Andsnes, Rachmaninoff & Sibelius
Esa-Pekka SALONEN  Gambit 
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4
SIBELIUS  Symphony No. 5

October 6-7, Star Wars — Film Concert Series
John WILLIAMS  Star Wars: The Force Awakens (World Premiere-score performed live to complete film)   

October 4-5, Star Wars — Film Concert Series
John WILLIAMS  Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (World Premiere-score performed live to complete film)  

September 26-28, Star Wars — Film Concert Series
John WILLIAMS  Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (World Premiere-score performed live to complete film)  

September 22-23, Van Zweden Conducts Mahler and Glass 
Philip GLASS  Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra 
MAHLER  Symphony No. 5 

September 15-16, Star Wars — Film Concert Series
John WILLIAMS  Star Wars: A New Hope (World Premiere-score performed live to complete film)