Gershwin

An American in Paris

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the LA Phil in George Gershwin’s An American in Paris in the performance recorded for Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel And The LA Phil Celebrate Gershwin.

About the Concert

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock launched the LA Phil’s 2011/12 season with a sparkling George Gershwin gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall in September. “This is the first time as a professional musician that I’ll be playing a piece that’s essentially classical music with jazz overtones […]

Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic

Full Episode

On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall commemorated its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. Watch the full concert here on the Great Performances […]

Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic

About the Concert

On May 5, 2011, Carnegie Hall will commemorate its 120th anniversary with an all-star gala concert featuring conductor Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic and special guests pianist Emanuel Ax, cellist Yo-Yo Ma,  violinist Gil Shaham, and the four-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Audra McDonald. Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert — featuring the […]

The New York Philharmonic Live from North Korea

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The New York Philharmonic Live from North Korea

Biography: Lorin Maazel

Lorin Maazel, who has led more than 150 orchestras in more than 5,000 opera and concert performances, became music director of the New York Philharmonic in September 2002. His appointment came 60 years after his debut with the orchestra at Lewisohn Stadium, then the orchestra’s summer venue. As music director, he has conducted seven World […]

The New York Philharmonic Live from North Korea

About the Orchestra

Chris Lee The New York Philharmonic, founded in 1842 by a group of local musicians led by American-born Ureli Corelli Hill, is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. It currently plays some 180 concerts a year, and on December 18, 2004, gave its […]

The New York Philharmonic Live from North Korea

Introduction

The New York Philharmonic’s historic concert in North Korea’s capital city Pyongyang premieres via satellite, with Music Director Lorin Maazel leading the orchestra in Wagner’s Prelude to Act III of “Lohengrin,” Dvorák’s “Symphony No. 9″ (“From the New World”), and Gershwin’s “An American in Paris.” Opening with the national anthems of North Korea and the […]