New York AFLSE - Philharmonic in the Park (Tuesday 7/13)

We hope that everyone is having a great summer so far. Our the annual Philharmonic in the Park event is tomorrow, Tuesday, July 13th.  Please meet us at the Romeo and Juliet statue outside the Delacorte Theatre by 7PM sharp (enter Central Park at W.81st St. & Central Park West or at E.79th & Fifth Avenue and walk towards the Great Lawn).  If you arrive later, please find us between softball fields 1 and 3 on the Southwest Side of Great Lawn.  Reception tends to be spotty but if there are any problems please contact Gary Klein (914) 980-6979 or Connor Galvin (516) 286-1307. Gary and Connor will also have purple, black and gold balloons so you can identify them.
Please note that in the event of rain, the group will meet up at The Dead Poet, 450 Amsterdam Avenue (between W. 81st  & W. 82nd Streets) starting at 7PM.  For weather updates, call the Parks Hotline: (212) 875-5709
Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!
About the Program:
The program:
This summer, Shanghai meets The Big Apple. On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 8:00 p.m., Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO), conducted by Long Yu, and internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang share the stage with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Andrey Boreyko at Central Park’s the Great Lawn. The event, celebrating The World Expo 2010 Shanghai and the partnership between the two cities, launches this year’s New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks series, presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer.
This historic event marks the first occasion that another orchestra has shared the stage with the New York Philharmonic on the Great Lawn. With all eyes looking to Shanghai as it hosts the recently launched Expo 2010, The World’s Fair, through October, The New York Philharmonic joins the global community in celebrating Shanghai, the cultural and economic capital of China.
The July 13th program will feature Shanghai Symphony Orchestra perfroming the Overture to Wagner’s Tannhauser; arias by Rossini, Gounod, and Mozart, as well as Jin Fuzai’s Go and See the World, the official song of the Expo, featuring soloists Ying Huang, soprano, and Changyong Liao, baritone. The event will conclude with Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with Lang Lang at the piano.
Andrey Boreyko, Conductor
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Long Yu, Conductor
Lang Lang, Piano
Ying Huang, Soprano
Changyong Liao, Baritone
Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin  
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story  
Ravel: Boléro  
Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser  
Rossini: Largo al factotum della città from The Barber of Seville  
Gounod: "Je veux vivre" from Romeo and Juliet  
Mozart: "La ci darem la mano" from Don Giovanni  
Jim Fuzai: Go and See the World  
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

 In August we hope that you will be able to join us for the Bon Voyage party. It is a great chance to send the new students off. As always we will have the third Thursdays at Delmonico's this month and please visit the New York Chapter page at for a complete list of upcoming events, including events hosted by the NYBSC. 

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AFLSE New York City: LSE, the New York Philharmonic & Central Park
Tuesday, 07/13/10 at 10:00pm
Given the inclement weather conditions, we are cancelling our Philharmonic in the Park outing.

The group will instead be meeting at The Dead Poet, 450 Amsterdam Avenue (between W. 81st & W. 82nd Streets) starting at 7

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AFLSE New York City: CANCELLED - LSE Seven O'clock Club
Monday, 07/12/10 at 10:00pm
Our monthly networking mixer has been cancelled for July, please join us the following evening at our picnic in Central Park with the NY Philharmonic!

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AFLSE New York City: Bon Voyage Evening for New LSE Students
Thursday, 08/5/10 at 9:00pm
Remember how excited you were as you prepared to embark for the LSE?
Share those memories and your advice with our new batch of New York area students headed for London.

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