Season 25

Press

The New York Times

First Music Commissions

Orchestra

American Slick
CityMusic I: Berlin
Exultation Overture

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Season 25

Orchestra

Comedian Steve Allen narrates Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra at the opening benefit concert in honor of the orchestra's 25th anniversary.  Fred Rogers, known by his television personality as Mr. Rogers, attends the orchestra’s dress rehearsal the morning of the concert.

Administration

The Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust takes over sponsorship of First Music when the Exxon Corporation, the previous sponsor, moves its corporate headquarters to Houston.

Concerts

Orchestra

November 29, 1987

February 28, 1988

Soloist:

Steve Allen

May 29, 1988

Soloist:

Karen Beluso

Chamber Music

December 11, 1987