The New York Philharmonic performing at the current incarnation of Avery Fisher Hall in January 2011. Chris Lee/courtesy of the New York Philharmonic hide caption

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Gustavo Dudamel leads the L.A. Philharmonic and pianist Herbie Hancock in an all-Gershwin season opener. Matthew Imaging/Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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Gustavo Dudamel's L.A. Philharmonic concert was beamed live into movie theaters across the country. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel is making his maiden voyage into movie theaters across the country. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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