The Philharmonic Plans Its Return to Geffen Hall, With Fanfare

The New York Philharmonic announced its 2022-23 season, a celebratory slate of about 150 concerts to inaugurate its renovated home.

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Geffen Hall’s $550 Million Makeover Is Fully Funded

The New York Philharmonic’s home will reopen in October, a year and a half ahead of schedule, after construction was accelerated during the pandemic.

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The Philharmonic Is Out of Its Hall This Year. It Doesn’t Pack Light.

With David Geffen Hall under renovation, the orchestra — and eight of its cellos, six double basses, six timpani and two grand pianos — must move from hall to hall.

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Jaap van Zweden to Step Down as New York Philharmonic’s Maestro

Citing a reassessment of his priorities during the pandemic, the conductor will leave his post after the 2023-24 season.

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‘The Opposite of Airlines’: When Larger Audiences Require Fewer Seats

Yes, the comfy chair. The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco put in roomier seats just in time to try to lure audiences back from the couches they got used to during the shutdown.

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The End of Most Covid Rules in New York: What to Know

Precautions remain in places like the subway and hospitals, and businesses have the option to ask customers to wear masks.

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Lippold’s Soaring Lincoln Center Sculpture Lands at La Guardia

Richard Lippold’s “Orpheus and Apollo,” removed from an atrium in 2014, will be seen on a grand scale at La Guardia Airport.

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A Pandemic Opportunity: Geffen Hall’s Overhaul Accelerates

Dark since March 2020, the New York Philharmonic’s home will reopen in fall 2022, a year and a half ahead of schedule.

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