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Philharmonic's New Conductor is Violinist's Son

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Philharmonic's New Conductor is Violinist's Son

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Philharmonic's New Conductor is Violinist's Son

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The New York Philharmonic announced the appointment this week of Alan Gilbert as its next conductor.

Gilbert literally grew up with the orchestra — both his mother and father are musicians who have played in it.

His mother, Yoko Takebe, a member of the Philharmonic's violin section, talks with Jacki Lyden about the prospect of her son becoming her boss.