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Habib Azar

Seven-time Emmy Award winner Habib Azar’s directing work spans a wide range of mediums, from contemporary opera to film and television. His stage credits include the world premiere staging of Du Yun’s Angel’s Bone, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Music, with the International Contemporary Ensemble. He also directed the American stage premiere of Georg Fredrich Haas’s Atthis with Opera Cabal at The Kitchen. He has directed multiple New York Philharmonic Young People’s Concerts.

His first feature film, Armless — for which he both directed and wrote the score was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival and went on to win awards at festivals around the world. For television, Mr. Azar has directed more than 500 hours of network broadcasts, ranging from As the World Turns to Live From Lincoln Center. Mr. Azar has directed for The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, as well as all of the New York Philharmonic’s Facebook Live broadcasts and many of the Philharmonic’s Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts. Habib Azar has filmed musicians and ensembles around the world, including Lang Lang, Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, Itzhak Perlman, Philip Glass, Wynton Marsalis, and Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

Upcoming 2022-2023 Performances

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Young People&rsquo;s Concert:<em> Our Community, Our Earth</em>
Program To Include
  • Rebel, Le cahos, from Les éléments
  • Debussy, Play of the Waves, from La Mer
  • Angélica Negrón, New work (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission)
  • Very Young Composers, New works
  • Mason Bates, Selection from Xinjiang Province, 2112, from Alternative Energy
  • Lidiya Yankovskaya, Conductor / Co-Host
  • Habib Azar, Director
  • Angélica Negrón, Co-Host
  • El Puente, Community Partner

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