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This Week at Lincoln Center: “Project 19”

Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic mark the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted equal voting rights to women, by commissioning and premiering works by 19 women composers. The latest program presented by the Philharmonic includes a world premiere by Ellen Reid, as well as compositions by Anders Hillborg and Björk sung by soprano Renée Fleming.

AIRED: February 13, 2020 | 0:01:07
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>>> "NYC ARTS" COMES TO YOU EACH

WEEK FROM OUR STUDIOS AT LINCOLN

CENTER.

HERE'S WHAT'S COMING UP ON THE

NEIGHBORHOOD CALENDAR.

>> THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC

MARK THE CENTENNIAL OF THE

RATIFICATION OF THE 19th

AMENDMENT WHICH GRANTED EQUAL

VOTING RIGHTS TO WOMEN BY

COMMISSIONING AND PREMIERING

WORKS BY 19 WOMEN COMPOSERS.

THE MULTI-SEASON INITIATIVE, THE

SINGLE LARGEST WOMEN-ONLY

INITIATIVE IN HISTORY, LAUNCHED

EARLIER THIS MONTH WITH THE

FIRST SIX WORLD PREMIERES.

THE LATEST PROGRAM PRESENTED BY

THE PHILHARMONIC RUNS FROM

FEBRUARY 20th TO THE 22nd AND

INCLUDES A WORLD PREMIERE BY

ELLEN REID, AS WELL AS

COMPOSITIONS BY UNDERS HILLBORG

AND BJORK SUNG BY RENEE FLEMING.

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