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VIDEO: The NY Philharmonic Commissions Project 19

Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic will mark the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting equal voting rights to women, by commissioning works by 19 women. The multi-season initiative will launch with three consecutive weeks in February 2020, each featuring a World Premiere complemented by collaborations with partners across the city.

The multi-season Project 19, celebrating the centennial of the 19th amendment, launches in the 2019-20 season with World Premieres by women composers plus collaborations with The Metropolitan Museum of Art's MetLiveArts performance series, The Juilliard School, the Academy of American Poets, and other partners.



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