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In Residence: New York Philharmonic

Thursday 23 April 2015

As they embark on their European tour, our International Associates, the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert, join us for their second residency, presenting a spectacular programme of their signature projects including a high flying production of Stravinsky’s Petrushka with theatre makers, Giants Are Small for our young audiences, masterclasses, interactive installations and a stunning evening of premieres with Joyce DiDonato.

Here are some of the New York Philharmonic’s highlights from their stay…

New York Philharmonic Residency took place on 15–19 April 2015.

Photo: Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato performs Ravel’s 1903 Shéhérazade song cycle in the opening concert.
On stage with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic
The Philharmonic Principal Brass Quintet jazz it up with an arrangement of Lew Pollack’s 'That’s a Plenty'
Flutist Yoobin Son, violinist Quan Ge, pianist Eric Huebner, cellist Sumire Kudo, and guest clarinetist Alcides Rodriguez
Cellist Ru-Pei Yeh conducts an engaging master class with a student quartet.
Puppet masters from Giants Are Small show children how to craft puppets and puppeteer ahead of 'Petrushka'.
Visitors conduct the NY Phil with Musicjelly's interactive installation, 'Build Your Own Orchestra'
The Shrovetide Fair is brought to life by New York Philharmonic musicians — including Associate Principal Viola and juggler extraordinaire Rebecca Young and Acting Concertmaster Sheryl Staples (left).
Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic take the stage for 'Petrushka', this time for an adult audience