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New York Philharmonic Offstage with Glenn Dicterow
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Location: David Rubenstein Atrium  (Directions)
 
Mon, Nov, 5, 2012
7:00 PM

Meet this season's artists and members of the Orchestra as they engage in conversation with 105.9 FM WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon, completely free of charge. New York Philharmonic subscribers and donors may reserve their spot in advance by emailing offstage@nyphil.org.

This series is co-presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

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Glenn Dicterow

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Jeff Spurgeon is the morning host of New York’s classical music radio station, Classical 105.9 FM WQXR. He has worked in radio for more than 30 years, beginning as a teenager in his hometown in western Nebraska. He has been an announcer, reporter, newscaster, interviewer, and producer. Mr. Spurgeon joined WQXR in 1997; in 2006 he became the station’s morning host. In addition to hosting Around Broadway each Wednesday with Charles Isherwood of The New York Times, Spurgeon hosts concert broadcasts in New York City and internationally.

Glenn Dicterow

Glenn Dicterow has established himself worldwide as one of the most prominent American concert artists of his generation. His extraordinary musical gifts became apparent when, at age 11, he made his solo debut in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the Los Angeles Philharmonic (where his father, Harold Dicterow, served as principal of the second violin section for 52 years). In the following years, Mr. Dicterow became one of the most sought-after young artists, appearing as soloist from coast to coast.

Mr. Dicterow, who has won numerous awards and competitions, is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Ivan Galamian. In 1967, at the age of 18, he performed as soloist with the New York Philharmonic under Andre Kostelanetz in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. In 1980 he joined the Orchestra as Concertmaster, and has since performed as soloist every year, most recently in Brahms’s Double Concerto in November 2012, with cellist Alisa Weilerstein, conducted by Case Scaglione. Prior to joining the New York Philharmonic, he served as Associate Concertmaster and Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Mr. Dicterow, who frequently appears as a guest soloist with other orchestras, has made numerous recordings. His most recent CD is a solo recital for Cala Records entitled New York Legends, featuring John Corigliano’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, Korngold’s Much Ado About Nothing, the premiere recording of Leonard Bernstein’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, and Martinů’s Three Madrigals for violin and viola, in collaboration with violist Karen Dreyfus and pianist Gerald Robbins. His recording of Bernstein’s Serenade, on Volume 2 of the American Celebration set, is available on the New York Philharmonic’s Website, nyphil.org. Mr. Dicterow can also be heard in the violin solos of the film scores for The Turning Point, The Untouchables, Altered States, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and Interview with the Vampire, among others. Glenn Dicterow is on the faculty of The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music, as well as a faculty artist at the Music Academy of the West, following three years of participation in Music Academy Summer Festivals. Beginning in the fall of 2013, he will become the first to hold the Robert Mann Chair in Strings and Chamber Music at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music.

Learn about The Glenn Dicterow Fund.

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