Due to technical difficulties, the New York Philharmonic Customer Relations department phone lines are temporarily down. Please email customerservice@nyphil.org and a representative will be happy to contact you.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

The New York Philharmonic

Update Browser

Pages don't look right?

You are using a browser that does not support the technology used on our website.

Please select a different browser or use your phone or tablet to access our site.

Download: Firefox | Chrome | Safari

If you're using Internet Explorer, please update to the latest version.

CYO

Become a 2016–17 subscriber when you purchase 3 or more eligible concerts and enjoy exclusive benefits including unlimited no-fee ticket exchanges.

×

Calendar

Open Rehearsal

Location

David Geffen Hall

Directions
Price Range

$20

Date & Times

20

Apr, 2017

Thursday, 9:45 AM

Event Info

All Open Rehearsals are “working” rehearsals and therefore the program may not be played in its entirety. Additionally, we cannot guarantee the appearance of any soloist at an Open Rehearsal.

Program

Berlioz

Selections from Romeo and Juliet

Listen
×

Timo Andres

Piano Concerto No. 3, The Blind Banister

×

Beethoven

Piano Concerto No. 2

Listen
×

Elgar

In the South (Alassio)

Listen
×
Artists

Courtney Lewis

Assistant Conductor

Courtney Lewis

Assistant Conductor

Courtney Lewis

Assistant Conductor

The 2016–17 season marks Courtney Lewis’s second as music director of the Jacksonville Symphony. Previous appointments have included Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic (2014–16); associate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra, where he made his subscription debut in the 2011–12 season; and Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, where he debuted in 2011. From 2008 to 2014, Mr. Lewis was the music director of Boston’s acclaimed Discovery Ensemble, a chamber orchestra dedicated not only to giving concerts of contemporary and established repertoire at the highest level of musical and technical excellence, but also bringing live music into the least privileged parts of Boston with workshops in local schools.

In the 2016–17 season he makes his debuts with the Dallas Symphony and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, and returns to the Colorado Symphony. Highlights of his 2015–16 season included debuts with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Milwaukee Symphony, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, and Colorado Symphony, as well as assisting Thomas Adès at the Salzburg Festival for the World Premiere of Mr. Adès’s opera The Exterminating Angel.

Courtney Lewis made his major American orchestral debut in November 2008 with the St. Louis Symphony, and has since appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, and the Atlanta, National, Detroit, Vancouver, and Houston symphony orchestras.

Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Courtney Lewis studied music at the University of Cambridge, during which time he studied composition with Robin Holloway and clarinet with Dame Thea King. After completing a master’s degree with a focus on the late music of György Ligeti, he attended the Royal Northern College of Music, where his teachers included Mark Elder and Clark Rundell.

Learn more about Courtney Lewis
×

Jonathan Biss

Piano

Jonathan Biss

Piano

Jonathan Biss

Piano

This season pianist Jonathan Biss continues his latest Beethoven project, Beethoven/5, for which the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has co-commissioned five composers to write new piano concertos, each inspired by one of Beethoven’s. The five-year plan began last season, with Mr. Biss premiering Timo Andres’s Piano Concerto No. 3, The Blind Banister, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

In 2016–17 Mr. Biss begins examining, both in performance and academically, the concept of a composer’s “late style,” and has put together programs of J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Elgar, Gesualdo, György Kurtág, Mozart, Schubert, and Schumann’s later works, both for solo piano and in collaboration with the Brentano Quartet and Mark Padmore. He also gives master classes at Carnegie Hall in connection with the idea of late style, and published a Kindle Single on the topic in March 2017.

Mr. Biss performs a diverse repertoire ranging from Mozart and Beethoven through the Romantics to Janáček and Schoenberg, as well as works by Kurtág and commissions from David Ludwig, Leon Kirchner, Lewis Spratlan, and Bernard Rands. In 2017 he releases the sixth volume of his nine-year, nine-disc recording cycle of Beethoven’s complete piano sonatas.

Jonathan Biss studied at Indiana University and at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he joined the piano faculty in 2010. He led the first massive open online course (MOOC) offered by a classical music conservatory, Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas, which has reached more than 150,000 people in 185 countries, and he will continue to add lectures until he covers all the sonatas. His bestselling eBook Beethoven’s Shadow, published by RosettaBooks in 2011, was the first Kindle Single written by a classical musician.

Learn more about Jonathan Biss

×
×

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.
Go to top