CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic’s New-Music Series

Mike Lawson • News • November 23, 2016

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The New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! series at National Sawdust  Photo: Chris LeeEntering its eighth season in 2016–17, CONTACT!, the Philharmonic’s new-music series, will return to National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for two chamber programs featuring New York–area composers.

This season of CONTACT! complements the Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary season celebrations, which highlight the Orchestra’s rich history of commissioning and premiering important works and salute its hometown of New York City. Esa-Pekka Salonen, who is in the second year of his three-year tenure as the Philharmonic’s Marie-Josée Kravis Composer-in-Residence, continues his advisory role on CONTACT!.

Pictured: The New York Philharmonic’s CONTACT! series at National Sawdust 

Photo: Chris Lee

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