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New York Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra that is among the “Big Five” orchestras of the United States that are famous all across the globe. The orchestra’s home is Lincoln Inn’s Avery Fisher Hall. Philharmonic is also the oldest symphony institute of America. Its 14,000th concert was staged in December of 2004, setting a record of four decades of music. This season, the conductor Alan Gilbert will be presenting a classic show for the orchestra fans, for which the cheap New York Philharmonic Alan Gilbert tickets have been made available.

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New York Philharmonic currently operates under the music director Alan Gilbert and the president of the organization is Zarin Mehta. In 1842, NYP was formed by a group of musicians who were led by Ureli Corelli Hill. Apart from being the oldest orchestra of the United States, it is also among the oldest across the globe. Currently, the orchestra presents 180 concerts every year and in May of 2010, presented its 15,000th performance, a milestone achieved by no other orchestra of the United States. The shows presented by the company are carefully chosen and masterfully created.
 
New York Philharmonic has been known to champion the music of the time since it was founded. It has presented some of the finest works of all time such as Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 8 and 9 and Brahms’s Symphony No. 4, Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9, and Copland’s Connotations; Gershwin’s Concerto in F, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and from the New World. The tradition of including works by the masters has continued till the day along with featuring of the new artists and bringing to limelight raw talent.
 
Some famous names to have been a part of New York Philharmonic include, Igor Stravinsky, Erich Leinsdorf, Antonín Dvorák, Theodore Thomas, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Willem Mengelberg, Wilhelm Furtwängler and Gustav Mahler. Apart from its regular concerts within the country, the orchestra has traveled across the five continents in 432 cities of 63 countries as well. In October of 2009, the orchestra performed under Alan Gilbert in Vietnam for the first time. A historic performance was given in 2008 by the orchestra musicians in Pyongyang, Korea. In 1924, the orchestra introduced “Young People’s Orchestra” which produces a number of educational programs and projects each year to promote orchestra among the youth.
 
The current music director of New York Philharmonic Alan Gilbert joined the organization in the September of 2009.  He is a violinist and conductor belonging to New York. He was born to parents who were both Philharmonic violinists, hence the influence. His mother continues to perform with the orchestra even today. As a child, Gilbert learnt playing piano, violin and viola. In Harvard University, Gilbert was the music director of Harvard Bach Society Orchestra for two years. After completing his degree from Harvard, he learnt conducting from Juilliard School of Music and Curtis Institute of Music.
 
Alan Gilbert started his professional career as a conductor from Cleveland Orchestra, where he was an assistant conductor. He was given the National Endowment for the Arts Conductors Award in 1997. In 2000, he joined Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra as Chief Conductor. In 2003, he was offered the post of Music Director at Santa Fe Opera, which he accepted. Gilbert appeared as guest conductor for New York Philharmonic for the first time in 2001. After thirty seven such appearances, he was appointed the music director officially. Since then he has been serving the orchestra and will be presenting a number of concerts this year as well. In order to attend an event in your town, you can secure New York Philharmonic Alan Gilbert tickets today.