Written by Laurie Niles
Published: February 6, 2015 at 10:42 PM [UTC]
Gilbert, 47, said that he wanted to allow a new music director to take the helm before construction -- expected to last two seasons -- begins on a new concert hall in 2019. Gilbert is the son of two New York Philharmonic musicians, violinist Yoko Takebe, and retired violinist Michael Gilbert, and he was the first Asian American to lead the New York Philharmonic. An American and a New Yorker, he studied at both Curtis and Harvard.
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