Season 21

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Season 21

Orchestra

The orchestra performs a special concert with 91-year-old Mieczyslaw Horszowski as piano soloist at a “Concert for Peace” (October 15) in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Tickets from NYYS Brooklyn College Performance
November 20, 1983

November 27, 1983, Carnegie Hall
The orchestra presents the première of the original version of Mussorgsky's
Night on Bald Mountain.

Daily News:  "Despite the tough technical demands, the performance was amazingly good in all aspects." (Bill Zakariasen  11/29/83)

Pianists Lillian Kallir and Claude Frank, whose daughter Pamela Frank had been a violinist with the orchestra from 1977 to 1981, perform at National Arts Club in Gramercy Park as a benefit for the orchestra.  The concert was followed by a cocktail reception.

May 13, 1984, Carnegie Hall
The orchestra gives the American première in April of Louis Spohr's Third Symphony in the composer’s 200th birthday year.

The New Yorker:  "The players . . . play with an eagerness and spirit seldom heard at the Philharmonic, and they are accomplished.  Mr. Miller, a gifted young conductor, led a supple, graceful performance . . . ."  (Andrew Porter  6/4/84)

Concerts

Orchestra

November 27, 1983

Soloist:

Anne-Marie McDermott

March 3, 1984

Soloist:

Mary Ann Hart

May 13, 1984

Soloist:

Alicia Chapman