The New York Philharmonic is not the staid organization you might think. Music director Alan Gilbert is a galvanizing and popular force who wants the Philharmonic to take its place in the braoder cultural conversation. And he’s got a sense of humor, too. It’s laughter in the dark.
As the Philharmonic says on Facebook: “What’s better than seeing/hearing “BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY” with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center????” Without further ado, Bugs Bunny and the New York Philharmonic: