Conductor Alan Gilbert on stage during the opening night of the New York Philharmonic’s 125th season at Carnegie Hall. Photo: AFP

Alan Gilbert, New York Phil conductor Jaap van Zweden is succeeding, to lead Hamburg's ambitious orchestra

New Yorker, previously principal guest conductor of NDR Elbphilharmonie, couldn’t turn down offer from orchestra he sees as ‘the most inspired, ambitious and forward-looking’

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Conductor Alan Gilbert on stage during the opening night of the New York Philharmonic’s 125th season at Carnegie Hall. Photo: AFP
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