The New York Philharmonic, alone among the nation’s top orchestras in still requiring female players to perform in skirts or gowns, considers a change.
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The only major U.S. orchestra that requires skirts makes an exception for its parks concerts, which on Wednesday featured two preteen composers.
Friday night’s concert, a rare instance of alcoholic drinks being allowed in David Geffen Hall, was an effort to create a must-see event.
James Gaffigan, a 38-year-old native New Yorker, will lead the orchestra’s beloved series of concerts in the city’s parks.
The New York Philharmonic travels to the boroughs, Kendrick Lamar headlines a hip-hop festival and Alvin Ailey returns to Lincoln Center.
Luciano Berio’s “Sinfonia,” written for the orchestra in the late 1960s, returned for a run of performances alongside a teeming work by Strauss.
Luciano Berio’s 1968 harbinger of musical postmodernism will feature Roomful of Teeth and be conducted by Semyon Bychkov, who knew the composer.
The Russian-born conductor began a two-week stint with a program featuring Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony, in a performance joyful for its own sake.
Mahler (twice over), the Kronos Quartet and Daniil Trifonov were among the highlights.
The pianists Daniil Trifonov and Leif Ove Andsnes both assumed the best of their audiences in major New York series this season.