Season 52

First Music Commissions

Orchestra

Fresh

Chamber Music

Jazz

Drive on the Taconic
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Season 52

February 25, 2015

WQXR Article and Interview with Elliott Forrest: New York Philharmonic Names Joshua Gersen Assistant Conductor. Read and listen to the interview: http://www.wqxr.org/#!/story/new-york-philharmonic-names-joshua-gersen-a....

Orchestra Program

Season Opening Concert

The 52nd season opens with "youthful fire" as the orchestra performs Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. Pianist Conrad Tao performs Rachmaninoff's electric Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini. 

The McCrindle Concert

Named one of the “Future Fifteen” by Latina Magazine, Elena Urioste joins the orchestra for Beethoven’s Violin Concerto. The violin is featured once again in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

Spring Concert

The 52nd season finale features Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, in collaboration with the New York Choral Society.

Jazz Band

Art of the Arrangement

The Jazz Band kicks off its season showcasing both classic & contemporary arrangements of big band mainstays including "King Porter Stomp," "Begin the Beguine" and "On the Sunny Side of Street".

For Strayhorn

NYYS Jazz celebrates the centennial of Billy's Strayhorn's birth with a performance of his arrangements, including Lush LifeSuch Sweet Thunder and Chelsea Bridge.

Celestial Swing!

The sun…the moon…and the stars: these heavenly bodies have been the inspiration for countless American popular songs. NYYS Jazz features the enduring music of Artie Shaw, Count Basie and Glenn Miller.

Chamber Music Program

An evening of exquisite chamber music from the great masterpieces to modern compositions, including a First Music premiere by Edward Hamel. Guest Mentor Paul Neubauer, viola, performs with one of the chamber groups.

 

Concerts

Orchestra

November 23, 2014

Soloist:

Conrad Tao

Elena Urioste

March 8, 2015

Soloist:

Elena Urioste

May 24, 2015

Soloist:

The New York Choral Society - David Hayes, music director

Chamber Music

Paul Neubauer

May 4, 2015

Soloist:

Paul Neubauer

Jazz

December 8, 2014

Soloist:

Lew Tabackin

March 16, 2015

Soloist:

Luis Bonilla

May 18, 2015

Soloist:

Jane Monheit

Composition