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Week of August 18, 2008

New York Philharmonic

Lorin Maazel, conductor

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Program:
Wagner: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9
Gershwin: An American in Paris


Description:
Tonight's concert comes to you from just about the last place you would expect to find an American orchestra, especially when you consider that it's in a nation that we're technically still at war with. This week, we join the New York Philharmonic as they make their historic tour as the first-ever U.S. orchestra to visit and perform in North Korea. Read Lorin Maazel's North Korea blog.



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Lorin Maazel

Richard Wagner

Antonin Dvorak

George Gershwin