The New York Philharmonic Performs Summertime Classics: A New York Fourth
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The last date listed for Summertime Classics: A New York Fourth was Thursday July 5, 2012 / 7:30pm.
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Lemony Snicket's The Composer is Dead is a murder mystery that takes place at the orchestra. The composer is dead -- and we must discover who did the wicked deed. The performance is intended to introduce young people to instruments in the orchestra through the guise of a humorous and thrilling mystery, keeping both children and adults immersed in the action. The orchestra will also perform the New York premiere of Embrace by Brooklyn composer Kenji Bunch, featuring Tracy Silverman on electric violin. Learn More
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Featured review from Jane NadlerRed Velvet
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Bramwell Tovey is a charming gem - and revealed himself as a mighty fine jazz pianist to boot. The first half of the concert was filled with Bernstein (Candide) and Gershwin, a lovely singer and solos by various members of the NY Phil. The second half was a great performance by the Army jazz band and drum and bugle corps, who then joined with the orchestra for some rousing marches. The audience was revved and patriotic feelings abounded. A great evening!
About the Ticket Supplier: New York PhilharmonicThe New York Philharmonic is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. Founded in 1842 by a group of local musicians led by American-born Ureli Corelli Hill, the Orchestra currently plays some 180 concerts a year. On December 18, 2004, the Philharmonic gave its 14,000th concert--a milestone unmatched by any other orchestra in the world.
Since 1917 the Philharmonic has recorded nearly 2,000 albums; more than 500 recordings are currently available. In February 2003, the Orchestra was honored by The Recording Academy with a Trustees Award in recognition of its outstanding contributions to the industry and American culture. Members of the Philharmonic also performed on the 45th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, televised internationally from New York's Madison Square Garden -- the first time that a major symphony orchestra had performed live on the Grammy Awards.