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Lorin Maazel's Final Concert Leading the NY Phil: Mahler's Symphony No. 8

Lorin Maazel leaves the New York Philharmonic after 7 years at the podium.
Lorin Maazel leaves the New York Philharmonic after 7 years at the podium.

Lorin Maazel has stood as one of the master conductors of our era for more than 50 years. For the last seven he has led the New York Philharmonic, and has exemplified the artistry and passion that has been the hallmark of this world-renowned orchestra. WRTI brings you Maestro Maazel's final concert as music director of the famed orchestra that he has taken to new heights.

Lorin Maazel - A Grand Finale!
Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand
Sunday, July 5
*2 to 5 pm (please note early start time)

Tune in to hear the esteemed maestro lead the New York Phil in Mahler's massive Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand. Soloists include Christine Brewer, Nancy Gustafson, Jeanine De Bique, Mary Phillips, Nancy Maultsby, Wolfgang Shone, Jason Grant. The New York Choral Artists, the Dessoff Symphonic Choir, and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.

More Information:

Click Here to see a timeline of Maazel's 70-year career, a photo album, biography, and information about the July 5th broadcast, plus a video interview with the Maestro

Read a fascinating New York Times article with multimedia components about Maazel's life after the NY Philharmonic - "For Maestro Maazel it's On the Coda"