New York Philharmonic plays for a full crowd after 556-day ‘intermission’

NEW YORK — Frank Huang, the first violinist and concertmaster for the New York Philharmonic, is once again playing before a full crowd, at Alice Tully Hall, after 556 days.

“That kind of feeling, when we walk out and see a full audience, it’s very inspirational to us because we want to share the music with as many people as possible,” Huang said on Friday evening.

Over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philharmonic has kept the music playing outdoors, even performing from a pickup truck.

But now the Philharmonic is back indoors, with a few changes. Most musicians will wear masks on stage. But what won’t change, Huang says,

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