Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the New York Philharmonic Photo: Chris LeeThe Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the U.S. Premiere of Tansy Davies’s Forest: a concerto for four horns — co-commissioned by the Philharmonic with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Warsaw Autumn Festival — featuring Richard Watkins, Katy Woolley, Nigel Black, and Michael Thompson, all in their Philharmonic debuts; the New York Premiere of Stravinsky’s recently rediscovered Funeral Song; and Richard Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra.

The performances will take place on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 p.m.; they will perform the same program at Long Island University’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m.

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