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ASIA / WINTER 2014 Tour Announced

Posted December 17, 2013

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic on the ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour, February 6–19, 2014.

The two-week tour — the Philharmonic’s seventh international concert tour under Alan Gilbert’s leadership — will feature ten concerts in three countries, with performances in Seoul, South Korea; Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, and Yokohama, Japan; and Taipei, Taiwan. (See and the full press release below for full details.)

Guest soloists include pianist Yefim Bronfman, the Philharmonic’s Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence, and violinist Lisa Batiashvili, both of whom perform with the Orchestra in Tokyo and Taipei, as well as pianists Da Sol, who appears in Seoul, and Makoto Ozone, in Seoul, Osaka, Tokyo, and Yokohama.

The tour also features five performances of Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence Christopher Rouse’s Rapture and two performances of former Composer-in-Residence Magnus Lindberg’s Piano Concerto No. 2, commissioned and premiered by the New York Philharmonic, with Mr. Bronfman as soloist.

Read the full release.

Read the full press release in Mandarin.

Read the full press release in Korean.

Read the full press release in Japanese.