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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
22 - 23 Sep 2017
Jaap van Zweden begins his tenure as Music Director Designate at the NY PhilBuy Tickets
The New York Phil's 2017/18 season gets underway with a stirring double bill that features music by Mahler and Philip Glass. Conducted by the new Musical Director Designate Jaap van Zweden, after the departure of Alan Gilbert, his first concert also welcomes sibling pianist virtuosos Katia and Marielle Labeque, whose most famous work is their renowed album Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, which was one of the first classical albums to reach gold status. They will be putting their prodigious talents to work on Glass' Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra.
Mahler's Fifth Symphony is one of the composer's most expressive, passionate and lyrical, inspired by his near-death experience, and finding love with fellow composer and famed beauty Alma Schindler.
Opening night: 22 September 2017
Booking through until: 23 September 2017
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