10 May 2013
Moms of the Philharmonic
Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow’s mother was a Russian-born dancer, model,artist, and concert pianist. Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi’s sang at The Met. And one-time Music Director Gustav Mahler’s mom… well, she probably contributed something to her son’s compositions.
Don’t forget Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and we’ve got a roundup of musician odes to dear mom on our Pinterest page.
17 February 2012
“The EUROPE / WINTER 2012 tour introduces … the Philharmonic’s inaugural International Associates residency with the Barbican Centre, and I look forward to seeing Alan Gilbert and the musicians create a meaningful exchange with the people of London through their artistic leadership and outreach.” — Zarin Mehta
During the Philharmonic’s first International Associates residency in London, Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow, Principal Cello Carter Brey, Principal Trumpet Philip Smith, Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi, and Principal Percussion (and recent Grammy winner) Christopher S. Lamb shared their expertise and wisdom with music students through master classes held at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Barbican Centre.
13 September 2011
NY1’s coverage of the Philharmonic’s 9/11 memorial program, A Concert for New York, features touching interviews with a musical trio of siblings whose sister perished in the North Tower at the World Trade Center, as well as a few words from New York Philharmonic Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi, who remembers a close friend on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the attacks. Watch the entire news segment with NY1 correspondent Michael Herzenberg, here.