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Susanna Mälkki conducts Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra, from its iconic opening fanfare to its concluding chord evoking the mystery of the universe, and Haydn’s Philosopher Symphony, with some of his most original music. Also on the program: Šu, with sheng virtuoso Wu Wei as soloist; the composer, our Marie-Josée Kravis Prize winner Unsuk Chin, associates the instrument with “yearning for a distant sound.” 


Program to Include

  Haydn:  Symphony No. 22, Philosopher

  Unsuk Chin: Šu, for Sheng and Orchestra

  R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra



  Susanna Mälkki, Conductor

  Wu Wei, Sheng


All Open Rehearsals are “working” rehearsals and therefore the program may not be played in its entirety. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the appearance of any soloist at an Open Rehearsal.


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New York Philharmonic

Open Rehearsal: Susanna Mälkki Conducts Haydn, Strauss, and Unsuk Chin

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9:45 am David Geffen Hall

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