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VIDEO: Playing for Ambassador Caroline Kennedy in Tokyo, 02/14/2014

Posted February 18, 2014

To the strains of "Morning Mood" from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 — arranged for wind quintet by Joachim Linckelmann, as performed by the Principal Woodwind Quintet of the New York Philharmonic — U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy welcomes Music Director Alan Gilbert and others to her official residence in Tokyo for the ensemble's command performance for dignitaries during the Orchestra's ASIA / WINTER 2014 tour.