Pre-Concert Insights Jan 7-12

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Tickets to 2018–19 concerts are available exclusively via presale to 2018–19 subscribers. Subscribe now to enjoy unlimited no-fee ticket exchanges and immediate access to all future events.


Pre-Concert Insights


Helen Hull Room

Price Range



30 minutes no intermission

Date & Times


Jan, 2016

Thursday, 6:30 PM


Jan, 2016

Friday, 7:00 PM


Jan, 2016

Saturday, 7:00 PM


Jan, 2016

Tuesday, 6:30 PM

Event Info

Buy three or more Pre-Concert Insights events and get the tickets for $5.00 each. Enter Promo Code PCTCYO. At least three Pre-Concert Insights dates must be purchased for this discount. Pre-Concert Insights discounts cannot be applied when purchasing Create Your Own concert tickets. Discounts cannot be applied to previously purchased tickets.

A valid concert ticket for the same date and program is required for admission.


Harvey Sachs


Harvey Sachs


Harvey Sachs


From 2011 to 2013 Harvey Sachs was the Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence at the New York Philharmonic. He has published nine books — of which there are now almost 70 editions in 17 languages — including well-known biographies of Arturo Toscanini and Arthur Rubinstein, a history (Music in Fascist Italy), two collections of essays on musical subjects, and, as co-author, the memoirs of Plácido Domingo and Sir Georg Solti. He also compiled, edited, and translated The Letters of Arturo Toscanini (Knopf, 2002). His most recent book, The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824, was published by Random House in 2010 and is currently being reissued in paperback. Mr. Sachs has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Times Literary Supplement (London), La Stampa (Italy), and numerous other newspapers and periodicals, as well as for radio and television networks including the BBC, CBC, PBS, and RAI. He is on the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, has lectured at many important North American and European universities and cultural institutions, and has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a fellow of the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and a fellowship recipient from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Mr. Sachs is the former artistic director of Italy’s prestigious concert organization Società del Quartetto di Milano.

Learn more about Harvey Sachs


Purchase 3 or more eligible concerts & save.

About Create Your Own Series:

Pick three (or more) concerts and and enjoy exclusive Subscriber Benefits including unlimited free ticket exchange. Ideal for concertgoers who want the ultimate in flexibility and the benefits of being a subscriber.

Subscriber Benefits:

  • Free, easy ticket exchange (available online or by phone)
  • Save on subscription concerts all year long
  • Priority notice on special events

How it Works:

  1. Look for the Create Your Own Series icon CYO eligible icon next to a concert and add it to your cart.
  2. Simply follow the directions in the shopping cart and enter promo code CREATE3 at check out.
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