J’Nai Bridges, Hera Hyesang Park, Meigui Zhang, Nicholas Phan, Karen Slack Headline New York Philharmonic’s 2023-24 Season

By David Salazar

The New York Philharmonic has announced its 2023-24 season.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances.

Jeanette Sorrell conducts Händel’s “Israel in Egypt” with Amanda Forsythe, Sonya Headlam, Cody Bowers, Jacob Perry, Edward Vogel, and Apollo’s Singers.

Performance Dates: Oct. 25 & 26, 2023 

J’Nai Bridges headlines a program featuring music by Holst, Ligeti, and Perry. Dima Sobodeniouk conducts.

Performance Dates: Nov. 22-25, 2023

Fabio Biondi conducts Händel’s “Messiah” with a cast starring Hera Hyesang Park, Hannah Ludwig, John Matthew Myers, and Joshua Conyers.

Performance Dates: Dec. 12  – 16, 2023

Golda Schultz performs music by Mozart and Mahler in a concert conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.

Performance Dates: Jan. 31 – Feb. 4, 2024

Long Yu conducts “Émigré” with Meigui Zhang, Diana Newman, Huiling Zhu, Ben Bliss, Shenyang, and Arnold Livingston Geis.

Performance Dates: Feb. 29 – March 1, 2024

Thomas Søngård conducts music by Lili Boulanger, Olga Neuwirth, and Prokofiev. The concert stars countertenor Andrew Watts and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.

Performance Dates: April 18 – 20, 2024

Karen Slack will perform “Ah, perfido!” by Beethoven in a concert also featuring music by Mozart. She will be conducted by Jane Glover.

Performance Dates: May 8 – 10, 2024

Jaap van Zweden will conduct Mozart’s Requiem with such soloists as Cecilia Hall, Nicholas Phan, and Michael Sumuel. The showcase also features a viola concerto by Sofia Gubaidulina.

Performance Dates: May 23 – 28, 2024

Jaap van Zweden conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Hanna-Elisabeth Müller and Ekaterina Gubanova as the soloists.

Performance Dates: June 6 – 8, 2024