NY Phil's "CONTACT!" Thursday at 7PM
"These are pieces we really wanted to play." That's the unifying theme for the New York Philharmonic's CONTACT! new music series, given at the Metropolitan Museum, and you can hear the latest concert Thursday at 7 PM. The young American conductor Jayce Ogren leads the world premieres of two Philharmonic commissions, Andy Akiho’s Oscillate and Jude Vaclavik’s SHOCK WAVES, as well as the New York premiere of Andrew Norman’s Try. Then,music director Alan Gilbert leads the U.S. premieres of Unsuk Chin’s Gougalon and Poul Ruders’s Oboe Concerto, as well as Yann Robin’s Backdraft and Anders Hillborg’s Vaporized Tivoli.