New York Philharmonic Plays Respighi and Tchaikovsky

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Monday, July 16, 2012

After taking a hiatus in 2011, the New York Philharmonic is back with its annual summer tour of New York City's parks.

For tonight's broadcast at 8pm, recorded on July 13 on Central Park's Great Lawn, Alan Gilbert leads the ensemble through a lively program of Respighi's Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Naomi Lewin and Elliott Forrest host.

Join us again on July 19 for our broadcast of the Philharmonic's July 17 Van Cortlandt Park concert.

 

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Alan Gilbert, with baton in hand, waits backstage before conducting the New York Philharmonic in Central Park on July 13, 2012.
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Central Park's Great Lawn fills up with picnickers.
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One of the more elaborate picnic spreads.
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Picnickers.
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Actor Alec Baldwin, the 'voice' of the New York Philharmonic, and Alan Gilbert before the concert.
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Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
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Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
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Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
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Alan Gilbert leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
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Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow with WQXR host Elliott Forrest during intermission.
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Post-concert fireworks.
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Alan Gilbert looks up at the fireworks following concert while talking with Elliott Forrest.

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Comments [1]

Frank Prial

Welcome back, David Duval

Aug. 27 2012 04:18 PM

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