Wednesday, September 21, 2016, launched the New York Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary season, Music Director Alan Gilbert’s farewell season, and “The New World Initiative” — the Philharmonic’s season-long, city-wide project revolving around Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony and its theme of “home.” It was also the Orchestra’s first-ever live concert broadcast on Facebook. Alan Gilbert led works tied to the Philharmonic’s rich history of premieres by John Corigliano, Gershwin with Aaron Diehl as soloist, and Dvořák.
Alan Gilbert Conductor
Aaron Diehl Piano (New York Philharmonic debut)
John Corigliano "STOMP" for Orchestra
Gershwin Concerto in F
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World"
Host: Terrance McKnight
Director: Habib Azar
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