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Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic Perform at the United Nations

Sharon Paquette Lose • News • December 17, 2016

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic performed a historic concert at the United Nations Wednesday, December 14, paying tribute to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the conclusion of his ten-year term and welcoming his successor, António Guterres.

The concert in the UN General Assembly Hall — the Philharmonic’s 13th in collaboration with the UN — was attended by UN delegates, UN staff, and cultural ambassadors, and featured Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, spotlighting principal clarinet Anthony McGill.


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