$5 Concerts for New York’s First Responders, Volunteers, and Service Professionals
Music Director Jaap van Zweden To Conduct New York Philharmonic
In Works by Bernstein, Beethoven, Copland, Stucky, Wagner, And Very Young Composers
Hosted by Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin
Featuring the Westminster Symphonic Choir
April 4–6, 2019
The New York Philharmonic will present Phil the Hall, special $5 concerts conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden for New York’s first responders, volunteers, and other service professionals. Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin, a soprano and composer, will host the concerts, which feature iconic music central to the history of New York and its Philharmonic as well as World Premieres of works created by New York City students participating in the Philharmonic’s Very Young Composers program. The Orchestra will be joined by the Westminster Symphonic Choir, directed by Joe Miller. The concerts will take place Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, April 6 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.