From the New Canon at Q2: “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”

Launching Alan Pierson into his first season with the Brooklyn Phil

Monday, August 08, 2011

“This week on The New Canon, help Alan Pierson launch his inaugural season at the helm of the Brooklyn Philharmonic.

In the never-ending battle between Manhattan and Brooklyn, the former island has a lot to recommend it in terms of music—especially in the form of Alan Gilbert leading the New York Philharmonic into a brave new (music) world. But the Borough of Kings now has its own Alan: Alarm Will Sound’s Alan Pierson takes over the Brooklyn Phil this fall, bringing with him a mix of composers and guest artists that includes Mos Def, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Mellissa Hughes, Alfred Schnittke, Arvo Pärt, David T. Little, Otis Redding and Duke Ellington. (Phew.)

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