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Concert Review: Half Nielsen

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Alan Gilbert advocates for the concertos of the Danish composer.
by Paul J. Pelkonen

Concert Review: Half Nielsen

An advocate for Nielsen: conductor Alan Gilbert.
Photo by Chris Lee © 2012 The New York Philharmonic.

In the last three seasons, New York Philharmonic music director Alan 
Gilbert has championed the works of  Carl Nielsen (1865-1931) best
 remembered for his six symphonies. Wednesday night’s concert at Avery Fisher Hall focused
 on Nielsen’s concertos: specifically the 1926 Concerto for Flute (featuring soloist Michael Langevin) and 
the earlier Concerto for Violin with soloist Nikolaj Znaider.
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