The Philharmonic welcomed its new music director, Jaap van Zweden, at the September 20 gala.
The opening gala of the New York Philharmonic’s 177th season was held at David Geffen Hall September 20. The Philharmonic welcomed its new music director, Jaap van Zweden, at the gala event New York, Meet Jaap. The concert featured the world premiere of Ashley Fure’s Filament (commissioned by the Philharmonic for the occasion), Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, and Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major with Daniil Trifonov as soloist.
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