The New York Philharmonic’s 2008-09 season opening night concert, live from Avery Fisher Hall, launches the philharmonic’s 167th season and Lorin Maazel’s last as the orchestra’s music director. The program will open with Berlioz’ “Roman Carnival Overture” and conclude with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. Renowned flutist Sir James Galway will be the soloist in Ibert’s Flute Concerto.
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