Overview

The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States. It is one of the leading American orchestras popularly referred to as the "Big Five".

Biography

The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., globally known as New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) or New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States. It is one of the leading American orchestras popularly referred to as the "Big Five". The Philharmonic's home is David Geffen Hall, formerly known as Avery Fisher Hall until September 2015, located in New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Organized in 1842, the orchestra is one of America's oldest musical institutions. Its record-setting 14,000th concert was given in December 2004.

The Philharmonic's Music Director is Alan Gilbert. Appointed in 2009, Gilbert plans to leave the directorship in 2017, prior to a major renovation planned for David Geffen Hall. Jaap van Zweden has been appointed to succeed Mr. Gilbert in 2017. Matthew VanBesien is the orchestra's President.

Music directors

  • 1842-1849 Ureli Corelli Hill, Henry Timm, Denis Etienne, William Alpers, George Loder, Louis Wiegers and Alfred Boucher
  • 1849-1854 Theodore Eisfeld
  • 1854-1855 Theodore Eisfeld and Henry Timm
  • 1855-1856 Carl Bergmann
  • 1856-1858 Theodore Eisfeld
  • 1858-1859 Carl Bergmann
  • 1859-1865 Carl Bergmann and Theodore Eisfeld
  • 1865-1876 Carl Bergmann
  • 1876-1877 Leopold Damrosch
  • 1877-1878 Theodore Thomas
  • 1878-1879 Adolf Neuendorff
  • 1879-1891 Theodore Thomas
  • 1891-1898 Anton Seidl
  • 1898-1902 Emil Paur
  • 1902-1903 Walter Damrosch
  • 1906-1909 Wassily Safonoff
  • 1909-1911 Gustav Mahler
  • 1911-1923 Josef Stransky
  • 1922-1930 Willem Mengelberg
  • 1928-1936 Arturo Toscanini
  • 1936-1941 John Barbirolli
  • 1943-1947 Artur Rodziński
  • 1947-1949 Bruno Walter (music advisor)
  • 1949-1950 Leopold Stokowski (co-principal conductor)
  • 1949-1958 Dimitri Mitropoulos
  • 1958-1969 Leonard Bernstein
  • 1969-1970 George Szell (music advisor)
  • 1971-1977 Pierre Boulez
  • 1978-1991 Zubin Mehta
  • 1991-2002 Kurt Masur
  • 2002-2009 Lorin Maazel
  • 2009–present Alan Gilbert
New York Philharmonic
Information
Info: one of the leading American orchestras
Type: Orchestra Female
Period: 1842.. - ..
Area :America
Other :Orchestra / Big Five

Artist

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