Philharmonic's New Conductor is Violinist's Son The New York Philharmonic announced the appointment this week of Alan Gilbert as its next conductor. His mother, Yoko Takebe, a member of the Philharmonic's violin section, talks with Jacki Lyden about the prospect of her son being her boss.

Philharmonic's New Conductor is Violinist's Son

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.