New York conductor Gilbert to lead Hamburg’s ambitious orchestra

New York conductor Gilbert to lead Hamburg’s ambitious orchestra

The New York Philharmonic's outgoing music director Alan Gilbert was named Friday to lead the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra in Hamburg, whose ambitions are rising with a landmark new building.

World’s biggest orchestra performs in German stadium

World’s biggest orchestra performs in German stadium

Berlin mall occupied by 1,000-strong ‘flashmob orchestra’

Berlin mall occupied by 1,000-strong ‘flashmob orchestra’

PLAY: Beethoven gets Google birthday game

PLAY: Beethoven gets Google birthday game

Berlin orchestra’s Tehran concert blocked by Iran

Berlin orchestra’s Tehran concert blocked by Iran

Berlin Philharmonic finally picks conductor

Berlin Philharmonic finally picks conductor

Berlin Phil fails to elect new chief conductor

Berlin Phil fails to elect new chief conductor

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

Bavarian orchestra cancels deafening musical work

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Orchestras threaten national strike