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Alan Gilbert (conductor)

Alan Gilbert (conductor)

American conductor and violinist
Alan Gilbert is an American conductor and violinist. He is Principal Conductor of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Music Director of Royal Swedish Opera. He was Music Director of the New York Philharmonic from 2009 to 2017.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 23, 1967
HometownUpper West Side, New York (state), United States
ParentsYoko Takebe
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Porgy and Bess: Lucerne Festival finally embraces operatic diversity with this sparkling take on Gershwin

  • An aura of exclusivity has hung over the Lucerne Festival ever since its foundation in 1938, allowing one of classical music’s great summer jamborees to promote the world’s top artists in something of a bubble. But the winds of change are blowing even over Lake Lucerne, and the whole of this year’s festival is being presented under the banner of “Diversity”. With typical Swiss pragmatism, the festival’s executive and artistic director Michael Haefliger said in an interview, “We don’t have to be
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