The 2014-2015 Season Announced: Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic

FOR RELEASE: January 22, 2014 Contact: Katherine E. Johnson   ALAN GILBERT AND THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC 2014–15 SEASON   SEASON OPENING: Alan Gilbert To Conduct   U.S. Premiere–Philharmonic Co-Commission of UNSUK CHIN’s Clarinet Concerto, with KARI KRIIKKU, and MAHLER’s Symphony No. 1, September 23, 26–27, and 30   OPENING GALA CONCERT with JOSHUA BELL, … Read more

Claudio Abbado Obituary

        FAREWELL  TO  CLAUDIO  ABBADO by Michael Haefliger   Lucerne, 20 January 2014. Claudio Abbado was born in Milan on 26 June 1933; this morning, to our great sorrow, he left this world. For LUCERNE FESTIVAL this means the sad end to a long-lasting and incredibly inspired partnership that resulted in the … Read more