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Trained to jump in: Joshua Gersen's New York Philharmonic subscription debut

Feb 14, 2017

Joshua Gersen made his subscription concert conducting debut with the New York Philharmonic on Thursday. Credit Chris Lee

What happens when a winter storm and a stomach virus throws an assistant conductor into his New York Philharmonic debut?   It’s sort of the job of the assistant conductor to be at the rehearsals and learn the repertory. We’re there to cover all the performances, in the event something happens, said Joshua Gersen in this interview. 

Read the full interview here.