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Live From Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic Gala With Yo-Yo Ma

Airs Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Finale - LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER rings in the new year with a special broadcast of the New York Philharmonic’s opening gala concert featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

Courtesy of Todd Rosenberg

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER rings in the new year with a special broadcast of the New York Philharmonic’s opening gala concert featuring special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER rings in the new year with a special broadcast of the New York Philharmonic’s opening gala concert featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

The concert, taped on September 25 at Avery Fisher Hall, will feature dance-inspired orchestral works, including "Azul" by Osvaldo Golijov, a cello concerto written for Ma; the world premiere of an arrangement of Astor Piazzolla’s "La serie del Ángel" by Octavio Brunetti, commissioned by the New York Philharmonic; and two classics by Maurice Ravel, "Alborada del gracioso" and "Boléro."

Audra McDonald hosts the broadcast, which features interstitial interviews with Yo-Yo Ma and composer Osvaldo Golijov.

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER is on Facebook. The New York Philharmonic is on Facebook, and you can follow @nyphil on Twitter. Alan Gilbert is on Facebook, and you can follow @GilbertConducts on Twitter. Yo-Yo Ma is on Facebook.

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