The New York Times takes a look at one of the world’s greatest and most influential orchestras, the Berliner Philharmoniker, ahead of their appearances in New York at Carnegie Hall and at Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival. ”This orchestra is willing and able to throw themselves into the music in a way which I have almost no words to describe to you,” says the acclaimed violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Read the profile here and learn more about Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival events here.
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This Fall, Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival celebrates its fifth season, with programs ranging from opera to dance to pop music. The New York Times takes a look at this season’s offerings, noting such highlights as the production of Britten’s “Curlew River” with Ian Bostridge, Schubert’s “Winterreise” with Matthias Goerne, and the Berlin Philharmoniker’s staging of “St. Matthew Passion” at the Park Avenue Armory. Read more here: http://bit.ly/NYTWLF14Preview
Congrats to Peter Sellars, who is one of the recipients of the prestigious Polar Music Prize (along with Chuck Berry). Audiences can experience Sellars realization of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion this Fall when the Berliner Philharmoniker arrives in New York as part of Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival. Read more here: http://nyti.ms/1isAWfe