Karina Canellakis has been appointed assistant conductor with the Dallas Symphony, starting next year. She graduated from Alan Gilbert’s class at Juilliard and was formerly concertmaster at the Bergen Philharmonic in Norway, where ex-Dallas chief Andrew Litton is music director. More career details here.
Animal rights group PETA is launching a limited-edition sheet of postal stamps honoring celebrated vegetarians including prominent queer celebrities like Alan Cumming, Ricky Martin, Sara Gilbert, and Morrissey. Check out some of the other celebrities featured HERE.
The New York Philharmonic propaganda machine has been busy on CBS TV.
The Art of the Score: Film Week at the Philharmonic – "2001: A Space Odyssey" Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Alan Gilbert, Conductor September 20, 2013 1. THE DAWN OF NERVE Everything about this evening at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall had a whiff of brazenness to it. Show More Summary
THE ART OF THE SCORE -- 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY WITH THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC, ALAN GILBERT CONDUCTING AVERY FISHER HALL I imagine it's been a long time since the New York Philharmonic played with so much chatter going on in the audience. Show More Summary
Remember when a cellphone went off in the middle of Mahler’s ninth symphony and Alan Gilbert stopped the concert to berate the malefactor? Well, it’s happened again. And this time, the call was for the New York Phil conductor. Watch. I like the guy’s sense of humour. But there are two conductors called Wigglesworth. Which [...]
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Meet Alan Gilbert, chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Yep, that’s the level of dialogue. This may qualify as just about the stiffest piece of children’s television ever made. Who on earth wrote the duff script? And why would no members of the New York Philharmonic agree to take part? The road to [...]
Presidential deceptions on Iraq led US to abandon core values (via GlobalPost) Commentary: Torture and killing innocents with drones continue to haunt Americans. Alan Gilbert DENVER, Colo. â?? In 2002 and early 2003, the Bush administration rolled out a campaign to promote an invasion of Iraq. Condoleezza Riceâ??s statement, the â??smoking gun might be a [...]
We recently caught up with Greg Bates and found out what he learned from performing as an opening act on Brantley Gilbert's tour, a slot that showcased a sound which might not be exactly Greg's core demographic. Read on to see how he's using that experience to set up his tour dates with Alan Jackson!
On "Celebrity Wife Swap," it was quite the blast from the '90s past, as Gilbert Gottfried and Alan Thicke's wives switched places. But "Growing Pains"...
Tonight on ABC Celebrity Wife Swap returns again for a whole new episode. On tonight’s show Actor Alan Thicke and [...]
Celebrity Wife Swap is all new tonight on ABC. This week, the wives of Gilbert Gottfried and Alan Thicke switch households. It’s the fancy versus the frugal this week. So which celebrity has the obsession with the dollar store? The first family we are introduced to is Alan Thicke’s family. Tanya is his wife of eight years, but he [...]
this was the most interesting nugget of information to come out of the Success In Comics seminar that Alan Gardner attended. Elliot Elam talks to Gilbert Shelton. Bill Baker talks to Warren Ellis and Gary Scott Beatty. Excelsior! Show More Summary
Full programs for the 2014 edition of Spring for Music — lamentably, the last — have been announced. The series begins on May 5, with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic performing Christopher Rouse's huge Requiem. On May 6,....
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Brad DeLong: Social Studies 50th Anniversary Symposium: Is There Hope for the Rule of Law in America?: That was the question asked by Denver University Professor Alan Gilbert during the morning panel. Here is the answer I gave, as best as I can reconstruct it: The question is: "Is there hope for the rule of law in America?" My answer is: No. Show More Summary
The Steelers are still scheduled to play the Giants on Sunday afternoon in New Jersey and they’ll be doing it without two injured starters who have been out of action for a while. Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that neither safety Troy Polamalu nor tackle Marcus Gilbert will be in the lineup against…
The New York Philharmonic announced Wednesday that it is extending the contract of Music Director Alan Gilbert through the 2016-17 season. "Alan Gilbert is an innovative and visionary leader for the New York Philharmonic," said the orchestra's chairman, Gary Parr. Show More Summary
Alan Gilbert has been given a contract extension by the New York Philharmonic to 2016/17. His renewal was a foregone conclusion – to drop him after a single term would be both an admission of failure and unfair to Gilbert, who has greatly refreshed the repertoire after the predictable Maazel years. Neither party had other [...]