Last night the New York Philharmonic opened its doors to first responders, volunteers, and other service professionals at the inaugural Phil the Hall concert, conducted by Jaap van Zweden and hosted by Miss America Nia Franklin.
Watch highlights above, featuring portions of the Philharmonic’s performance of Bernstein’s Candide Overture and interviews with service professionals attending the event. And read the New York Times review.
Join us; all are welcome. Three performances remain: tonight at 8:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 p.m., and Saturday at 8:00 p.m. Those wanting to attend can check nyphil.org for real-time ticket availability. Additionally, there will be a standby line in the lobby of David Geffen Hall, where tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.