Monday, August 15, 2011
By Brian Wise
In what appears to be a pioneering venture for both parties, the New York Philharmonic has signed an agreement with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra to collaborate on a new orchestral training institute in Shanghai.
Monday, September 27, 2010
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
The head of the New York Philharmonic is stepping down. Zarin Mehta says he'll be leaving in two years, when his contract expires. His accomplishments with the orchestra include an historic trip to North Korea in 2008, hiring Alan Gilbert as musical director last year, and bringing in more corporate sponsors. His tenure also included a failed merger with Carnegie Hall.