Emeritus Kurt Masur to Conduct TWO PATHS at NY Philharmonic, 4/13
New York Philharmonic Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur will conduct the Philharmonic in Liszt's Les Préludes, Sofia Gubaidulina's Two Paths: Music for Two Solo Violists and Symphony Orchestra, performed by PrincipAl Viola Cynthia Phelps and Associate PrincipAl Viola Rebecca Young, and Brahms's Symphony No. 1, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, and Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 16, at 8:00 p.m.Two Paths was originally commissioned by Mr. Masur's wife, Tomoko Masur, for Ms. Phelps and Ms. Young and received its World Premiere in April 1999. Mr. Masur will conduct the same program at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday, April 15, 2011, at 8:00 p.m.- Pre-Concert Talk
New York Philharmonic Principal Librarian Lawrence Tarlow will introduce the program one hour before each performance in the Helen Hull Room, unless otherwise noted. Pre-Concert Talks are $7; discounts available for multiple concerts, students, and groups. Attendance is limited to 90 people. Information: nyphil.org or (212) 875-5656 -On the Music: The New York Philharmonic Podcast Mark Travis, a producer for the WFMT Radio Network since 1999 and the producer of the 52-week-per-year nationally syndicated radio series, The New York Philharmonic This Week, is the producer of this podcast. These award-winning
previews of upcoming programs - through musical selections as well as interviews with guest artists, conductors, and Orchestra musicians - are available at nyphil.org/podcast and from iTunes.
Single tickets for these performances start at $40. Tickets for Open Rehearsals are $18. Pre-Concert Talks are $7; discounts are available for multiple concerts, students, and groups (visit nyphil.org/preconcert for more information). All other tickets may be purchased online at nyphil.org or by calling (212) 875-5656, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets may also be purchased at the Avery Fisher Hall Box Office or the Alice Tully Hall Box Office at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street. The Box Office opens at 10:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and at noon on Sunday. On performance evenings, the Box Office closes one-half hour after performance time; other evenings it closes at 6:00 p.m. A
limited number of $12.50 tickets for select concerts may be available through the Internet for students within 10 days of the performance, or in person the day of. Valid identification is required. To determine ticket availability, call the Philharmonic's Customer Relations Department at (212) 875-5656. [Ticket prices subject to change.]