New York Phil 9/11 Tribute Concert
The New York Philharmonic’s “A Concert for New York,” a free performance led by music director Alan Gilbert of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, given in remembrance and renewal on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, will be available to audiences worldwide, the New York Philharmonic has announced.
“A Concert for New York”—which features soprano Dorothea Röschmann, mezzosoprano Michelle DeYoung, and the New York Choral Artists—will take place at Avery Fisher Hall on Saturday, September 10, 2011, at 7:30 pm and will be projected onto a large screen on Josie Robertson Plaza. It is being produced by the New York Philharmonic and ACCENTUS Music in Co-Production with ZDF/ARTE and Thirteen/WNET.
The 9/11 tribute concert will be telecast in the United States on Sunday, September 11, 2011, on PBS-TVs Great Performances at 9 pm, on ARTE at 6:15 pm, CET, in Germany and France, and on major television channels in Brazil, Czech Republic, Latvia, Switzerland, and Austria, among other European countries, as well as in Asia.
The concert will also be webcast on nyphil.org at 9 pm, ET, on September 11.
As previously announced, the concert will also be broadcast live on Saturday, September 10 on 105.9 Classical WQXR, and will be repeated September 11 on WNYC (93.9 FM) at 8 pm, and also can be heard at a future date on The New York Philharmonic This Week, the Philharmonic’s national and international radio concert series.