July 2012 - Central Park

New York Philharmonic in Central Park 2012

This year’s scheduled performance by the New York Philharmonic on Central Park’s Great Lawn promises to be another great opportunity to enjoy great music under the stars at the center of Manhattan.Performances begin at 8 p.m., so if you want seating close to the stage, plan to arrive about 2 hours early — if you’re less particular, and depending on the size of your group, you can arrive up until the show begins.

Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan Friday, July 13, 2012 New York Philharmonic conducted by Alan Gilbert – Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 – Respighi – Fountains of Rome – Respighi – Pines of Rome

Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan Monday, July 16, 2012 New York Philharmonic conducted by Andrey Boreyko James Ehnes on Violin – Lyadov – Polonaise in Memory of A.S. Pushkin – Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto – Brahms – Symphony No. 1

Directions:Westside entrances: West 81st or 86th Streets at Central Park West; Eastside entrances: East 79th or 85th Streets at Fifth Avenue

Things to Bring:

Food and drink (alcohol is generally tolerated, but there are police around, so keep it low-key) Candles (it gets dark as the night goes on and it can be difficult to see your companions) Jacket or Sweater (after the sun sets, the temperature can drop and you’ll be happy to have it) Bug spray to keep mosquitoes away (citronella candles can also do double duty) Balloons are a good way to help you find your friends (cell . . . → Read More: New York Philharmonic in Central Park 2012

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