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Then and Now

  • Aired: 09/27/2012
  • 01:24
  • Rating: TV-G
Leonard Bernstein, Arturo Toscanini, Gustav Mahler - these are just a few of the legends who have led the New York Philharmonic. The Philharmonic's current Music Director, Alan Gilbert, explains why it's sometimes best not to try to compete. He leads the Philharmonic at the Opening Gala of its astonishing 171st season, September 27 on PBS. (Check local listings.)
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Music Director Alan Gilbert talks about the past and present of the New York Philharmonic.
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Live From Lincoln Center is made possible by a major grant from MetLife. The series is also made possible with generous support from the Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust, Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum, The Robert and Renée Belfer Family Foundation, Mercedes T. Bass, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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