Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Hear New York Phil's First Contact! Concert Online

From now until January 11, you can stream the first concert in the New York Philharmonic's Contact! series at the orchestra's website, nyphil.org. There are also videos with one of the composers, Arthur Kampela, Alan Gilbert, who founded the series, and Magnus Lindberg, who conducted the December 17 show at Symphony Space on the Upper West Side.

WQXR.org, which also webcast the concert on their Q2 stream, has interviews with the composers and critical reaction from various bloggers on their site.