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The New York Philharmonic

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The New York Philharmonic is internationally recognized as New York Philharmonic Orchestra and commonly known as "Big Five". The current music director of Philharmonic is Alan Gilbert and Matthew VanBesien is the orchestra's current Executive Director. In USA , every year the traditional orchestra is played at Avery Fisher Hall. It is directed by the son of two Philharmonic musicians. Orchestra plays a blend of classic and modern music.

In September 1962, a new work was introduced by the Philharmonic commissioned Aaron Copland named as Connotations For Orchestra, in order to arrange concerts of the new Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. For the
1876-1877 season, Leopold Damrosch served as conductor of the Philharmonic.

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January 23 , 2014