Alan Gilbert leads the New York Philharmonic, with pianist Evgeny Kissin, at Carnegie Hall's gala opening concert, Oct. 7. AJ Wilhelm /for NPR hide caption

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Carnegie Hall Live

The New York Philharmonic At Carnegie Hall

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A world premiere by Magnus Lindberg and a time-honored concerto played by Evgeny Kissin bring history and celebration to Carnegie's season-opening concert.

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All Songs Considered

The Songs That Make Us Cry

This week: results from our survey about the songs that bring tears to your eyes. Hear listener submissions, as well as personal picks from the All Songs crew.

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Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic, has announced he will step down in 2017. Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic hide caption

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New York Philharmonic principal trumpeter Philip Smith plays at New York's Park Avenue Armory in a performance in June 2012. Chris Lee/Courtesy of the New York Philharmonic hide caption

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Glenn Dicterow joined the New York Philharmonic as its concertmaster in 1980. He has performed as its soloist every year since. Chris Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music collective Bang on a Can All-Stars is one of the musical partners sharing a bill with the New York Philharmonic during the Biennial. Konstantin Sergeyev/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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