Sub conductor, 31, jumps in at NY Philharmonicmain
Semyon Bychkov called in last night with stomach flu.
On hand was the NY Phil’s assistant conductor Joshua Gersen, eager and ready to grab his moment with Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini and 6th symphony, his subscription concert debut.
Unlike Bernstein, he didn’t make the front page of the Times.
In these diminished times, he might not make the paper at all.