Mirga to make New York debut

Mirga to make New York debut


norman lebrecht

September 08, 2016

press release:

NEW YORK –– Lithuanian conductor Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, associate conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and music director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, makes her New York debut with the Juilliard Orchestra on the ensemble’s season opener, Monday, September 26, 2016, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall.

The program opens with Lithuanian composer Raminta Serksnyte’s Fires (2010), followed by Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 (piano soloist to be announced) and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.

Tickets are $30 and will be available beginning August 24 at events.juilliard.edu or at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students with valid I.D. may purchase tickets for $15 at the Alice Tully Hall Box Office.


UPDATE: She will make her Helsinki debut next month, invited by Susanna Mälkki, music director of the Helsinki Philharmonic. Programme:

Karol Szymanowski: Love Songs of Hafiz
Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 6


  • Talking the talk says:

    Regarding her recent Proms performance with the CBSO, I hadn’t realised until then that Tchaikovky’s 4th symphony had so much in common with the Estonian composer Tubin’s
    Estonian Dance Suite.

  • DESR says:

    Now you are just trying to annoy her PRs, Norman. Naughty pictures!

  • Sue says:

    Go the girls!!