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Stockhausen and Boulez 360 in New York

Posted on 29 Juni 2012

The New York Philharmonic moves into the Park Avenue Armory in New York tonight for a Philharmonic 360 concert – “Spatial Music from Mozart’s Don Giovanni to Stockhausen’s Gruppen”.

The 55,000-square-foot Thompson Drill Hall (photo) has been turned into a unique concert space, with the orchestra in three groups surrounding the audience.

Alan Gilbert, Magnus Lindberg and Matthias Pintscher conduct the New York Philharmonic.

Pierre Boulez: Rituel in memoriam Bruno Maderna
Mozart: Finale of Act I from Don Giovanni
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Gruppen
Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question

Vixen opens in New York

Posted on 22 Juni 2011

Vixen in New YorkThe New York Philharmonic’s production of the Cunning Little Vixen opens at the Avery Fisher Hall tonight.

“Music Director Alan Gilbert, director/designer Doug Fitch, and the New York Philharmonic invite you into the woods, with Avery Fisher Hall transformed into a fantastical forest filled with talking frogs, singing mosquitoes and badgers, and one very fetching little fox.”

See production photos on the NYPhil’s Facebook page.

The Cunning Little Vixen in New York

Posted on 07 Juni 2011

Watch director and designer Doug Fitch talk about Janáček’s Cunning Little Vixen, which opens at the New York Philharmonic on 22 June.

Watch on YouTube

It seems also that a certain little vixen has taken over the NYPhil’s Twitter account.

Stockhausen's Gruppen with the New York Philharmonic

Posted on 07 Februar 2011

Karlheinz StockhausenAlex Ross reports that the New York Philharmonic will be performing Stockhausen's Gruppen in June 2012 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. The concert also includes Boulez' Rituel in memoriam Bruno Maderna.

The concert is not on the NYPhil website yet, but we'll keep our eyes peeled.