New York Philharmonic: PHILHARMONIC 360

Park Avenue Armory l New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert, Music Director

Photo from New York Philharmonic: PHILHARMONIC 360 on June 29, 2012

June 29 – 30, 2012

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“[Gruppen is] …one of the most remarkable of all 20th-century
orchestral works.”
–The Guardian

Watch the performance on until October 2, 2012.

Spatial Music from Mozart’s Don Giovanni to Stockhausen’s Gruppen
In two epic evenings, the New York Philharmonic will explore the spatial qualities of the Armory’s soaring, 55,000-square-foot Wade Thompson Drill Hall with four iconic works in which the orchestra members surround the audience. The centerpiece of the evening will be the rarely-performed Gruppen by Karlheinz Stockhausen—a work that requires three orchestras and three conductors. Also on the program are Pierre Boulez’s Rituel in Memoriam Bruno Maderna, the Finale of Act I from Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni, and Charles Ives’ The Unanswered Question.

Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Magnus Lindberg, Conductor
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Michael Counts, Director and Designer
Fisher Dachs Associates, Theatre Design
Ken Roht, Choreographer
Brian Aldous, Lighting Designer
Kyle Chepulis, Lighting Designer
Kaye Voyce, Costume Designer
Joshua Weilerstein, Assistant Conductor
Ryan McKinny, Bass-Baritone (Don Giovanni)
Keith Miller, Bass-Baritone (Leporello)         
Julianna Di Giacomo, Soprano (Donna Anna)                   
Russell Thomas, Tenor (Don Ottavio)
Keri Alkema, Soprano (Donna Elvira)
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-Soprano (Zerlina)
Kelly Markgraf, Baritone (Masetto)
Brian T. Scott, Dancer (Waiter)
Oratorio Society of New York
Manhattan School of Music Chamber Choir          
     Kent Tritle, Director
     Ronnie Oliver, Jr. Assistant Director
Gareth Morell, Rehearsal Pianist and Musical Consultant


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Friday, June 29
Saturday, June 30

Run Time: Approximately 2 hours

Latecomers will be seated only when appropriate breaks in the program allow. Patrons who leave the hall before or during a work will not be reseated until after the completion of the work.



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