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Ligeti Forward at the Met Museum (Program I)

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Location

The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Date & Times

3

Jun, 2016

Friday, 7:00 PM

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Part of NY PHIL BIENNIAL

Co-Presented by the New York Philharmonic, LUCERNE FESTIVAL, and MetLiveArts

Ligeti Forward Program II, June 4
Ligeti Forward Program III, June 5

Program

Alexandre Lunsqui

Three Short Pieces (Jeuesquisse, Relevo.Eco, and Positions)

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Alexandre Lunsqui

Kinetic Study 2

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Unsuk Chin

Fantaisie mécanique

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Ligeti

Piano Concerto

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Artists

Alan Gilbert

Conductor

Alan Gilbert

Conductor

Alan Gilbert

Conductor

Alan Gilbert, former Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, launches a new appointment as chief conductor designate of Hamburg’s NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra this fall, shortly after the opening of its already iconic new home. The Grammy Award–winning conductor previously served as principal guest conductor of the orchestra (then known as NDR Symphony Orchestra Hamburg) for more than a decade, and will assume the role of chief conductor in September 2019. This position follows his truly transformative eight-year tenure as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, during which, through such key initiatives as the NY PHIL BIENNIAL, he succeeded in making the Orchestra a leader on the cultural landscape. Alan Gilbert is also conductor laureate of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the founder and president of Musicians for Unity. With the endorsement and guidance of the United Nations, this new organization will bring together musicians from around the world to perform in support of peace, development, and human rights.

Alan Gilbert makes regular guest appearances with orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Dresden Staatskapelle, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. He has led operatic productions for Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, The Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Zurich Opera, Royal Swedish Opera, and Santa Fe Opera, where he was the inaugural music director.

His discography includes The Nielsen Project, a box set recorded with the New York Philharmonic, and John Adams’s Doctor Atomic, captured on DVD at The Metropolitan Opera, for which he won a Grammy Award. He received Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Music Direction in PBS’s Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts of two star-studded New York Philharmonic productions: of Sweeney Todd and Sinatra: Voice for a Century.

Alan Gilbert has received Honorary Doctor of Music degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music and Westminster Choir College, as well as Columbia University’s Ditson Conductor’s Award. He is a member of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and was named an Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. At The Juilliard School, he is the first holder of the William Schuman Chair in Musical Studies and serves as Director of Conducting and Orchestral Studies. After giving the annual Royal Philharmonic Society Lecture on Orchestras in the 21st Century: A New Paradigm during the New York Philharmonic’s EUROPE / SPRING 2015 tour, he received a 2015 Foreign Policy Association Medal for his commitment to cultural diplomacy.

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David Fulmer

Conductor (Chin, Lunsqui: "Kinetic Study 2")

David Fulmer

Conductor (Chin, Lunsqui: "Kinetic Study 2")

Conductor (Chin, Lunsqui: "Kinetic Study 2")

A leader in his generation of composer-performers, Guggenheim Fellow David Fulmer has garnered numerous international accolades for his bold compositional aesthetic combined with his thrilling performances. A surge of new and recent commissions include the New York Philharmonic, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Berlin Philharmonic Scharoun Ensemble, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Alte Oper Frankfurt, BMI Foundation, Concert Artists Guild, Washington Performing Arts, and the Fromm Music Foundation. He recently led the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, NFM Wrocław Philharmonic, International Contemporary Ensemble, Elision Ensemble, and will be making important debuts this coming season leading the Ensemble Intercontemporain, South Netherlands Philharmonic, Asko Ensemble, and returning to the Wrocław Philharmonic. He graduated from The Juilliard School.

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Conor Hanick

Piano

Conor Hanick

Piano

Piano

Pianist Conor Hanick has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. In performances ranging from the early Baroque to the newly written, Mr. Hanick has collaborated with some of the world’s leading ensembles and conductors, including Pierre Boulez, David Robertson, and James Levine. He has premiered dozens of new scores and been showcased at virtually every major performance venue in New York City. In addition to working with established composers as diverse as John Adams and Matthias Pintscher, Mr. Hanick maintains close relationships with composers of his own generation, collaborating with David Fulmer, Sam Adams, Vivian Fung, and David Hertzberg. His 2015–16 season features a concerto appearance with Jeffery Milarsky and The Juilliard Orchestra in Milton Babbitt’s Second Piano Concerto at Alice Tully Hall. In addition, he joins with The Metropolitan Opera Chamber Players and James Levine at Carnegie Hall in music by Pierre Boulez; the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) in music of Louis Andriessen at Park Avenue Armory; cellist Joshua Roman at Town Hall in Seattle; and pianist Pedja Muzijevic at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City. A recent finalist for the Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award, he is a graduate of Northwestern University and The Juilliard School, where he received his masters and doctorate degrees. 

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Ensemble of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI

Ensemble of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI

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Special Thanks

Major support for the NY PHIL BIENNIAL is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and The Francis Goelet Fund.

Additional funding is provided by Howard Gilman Foundation and Honey M. Kurtz.

Ligeti Forward is supported by Swiss Re – Partner LUCERNE FESTIVAL ALUMNI.

Additional generous funding is provided by Julia Lanigan.

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