About the Celebration: Speakers will include Maestro Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Sir James Wolfensohn, and members of the Maazel family.
Artists include Sir James Galway performing an excerpt from Gluck’s "Orfeo," violinist Eric Silberger performing “Meditation” from Thaïs by Jules Massenet, soprano Jennifer Black performing "Tu che di gel" from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, tenor Dominic Armstrong and baritone Paul LaRosa performing a duet from Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi; Mr. LaRosa will also perform with Ms. Black the Love duet from "1984" by Lorin Maazel, Mr. Armstrong will also sing "Pourquoi me réveiller" from Werther by Jules Massenet. Baritone Javier Arrey will perform “Ombra mai fu” from Serse by Händel, mezzo-soprano Erika Rodden will perform a Lied by Brahms, Ilann S. Maazel will play a Valse by Chopin and a quintet from the New York Philharmonic (Sheryl Staples, acting concertmaster; Anthony McGill, principal clarinet; Judith LeClair; principal bassoon; Howard Wall, horn; Timothy Cobb, principal bass) will perform Hasenöhrl’s "Till Eulenspiegel, einmal anders" which is a deconstruction of Richard Strauss' tone poem Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28. John Arida will be the piano accompanist throughout the program.
How to RSVP: To attend the event, the public is urged to call 646.405.4936 or email firstname.lastname@example.org