NY Philharmonic concert

Most orchestra conductors create an opportunity for key players of the orchestra to act as soloists in a variety of musical works from time to time.

New York Philharmonic conductor Alan Gilbert is no exception. On Tuesday, November 19th, several of the orchestra’s players will get this opportunity.

At this next concert, the audience will hear the New York première of Christopher Rouse’s Oboe Concerto, featuring the Philharmonic’s principal Oboe, Liang Wang;

Also on this program are Richard Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra” and “Don Juan,” both of which include major violin solos performed by Glenn Dicterow, who is serving his final season as the orchestra’s concertmaster.

This concert is at:

  • Avery Fisher Hall. 212-875-5656; Nov. 19 at 7:30 PM.

Here is the beginning of Strauss’ “Also Sprach Zarathustra”, as performed by Gustavo Dudamel, conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker:



And in this next video, Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow reflects on his 34-years at the orchestra:



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