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VIDEO: Alan Gilbert Season Finale: A Concert for Unity

Posted June 14, 2017

On June 10, 2017, at David Geffen Hall, Alan Gilbert conducted the final subscription concert of his tenure as Music Director. He led the Orchestra, joined by musicians from orchestras around the world, in Mahler’s Symphony No. 7, celebrating the power of music to build bridges and unite people across borders.

The musicians included members of orchestras from Australia, Brazil, China, Cuba, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Turkey, Venezuela, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The concert was broadcast live on Facebook.

Above is an archived video, available through August 31, 2017. Enjoy!

Host: Terrance McKnight

Director: Habib Azar

Producer: Snap Snap Production

For more information, including a full listing of musicians who performed, visit