2011/12 Season Revealed: Season Highlights (2 of 8)

2011/12 Season Revealed: Season Highlights (2 of 8)

New York Philharmonic

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Alan Gilbert, Music Director, The Yoko Nagae Ceschina Chair, and New York Philharmonic Artistic Administrator John Mangum discuss season highlights that include: the continuing tribute to former Philharmonic music director Gustav Mahler; Mozart's C-minor Mass; the World Premiere of a work composed by John Corigliano, reflecting on the decade since 9/11, featuring mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe; the World Premiere of Marc Neikrug's Concerto for Orchestra; the New York Premiere of Thomas Adès's "Polaris;" the Opening Night Concert of the 170th season, with soprano Deborah Voigt — an interplay of vocal and orchestral works by Barber, Wagner, and R. Strauss; and a performance exploring spatial music at the Park Avenue Armory featuring Stockhausen's "Gruppen" and works by Boulez, Mozart, and Ives.

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