LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic Gala With Yo-Yo Ma

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic Gala With Yo-Yo Ma

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 8:00pm

Special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

Credit: Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg

Ring in 2014 with the New York Philharmonic’s gala concert with guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER rings in the new year with a special broadcast of the New York Philharmonic’s opening gala concert, airing Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV, featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma. The concert, taped on September 25 at Avery Fisher Hall, will feature dance-inspired orchestral works, including Azul by Osvaldo Golijov, a cello concerto written for Ma; the world premiere of an arrangement of Astor Piazzolla’s La serie del Ángel by Octavio Brunetti, commissioned by the New York Philharmonic; and two classics by Maurice Ravel, Alborada del gracioso and Boléro. Audra McDonald hosts the broadcast, which features interstitial interviews with Yo-Yo Ma and composer Osvaldo Golijov.

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