June 2-3

Photo by Lukasz Czechowicz

Saturday | 6.2.18 | 7:30 PM
Sunday | 6.3.18 | 2:30 PM

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street

The finale to TCS' twelfth season, Sea Change, features Respighi's ebullient Pines of Rome alongside the NYC premiere of Skyward! by Jonathan Bruce Brown.

In support of TCS' mission to promote contemporary works, the winning piece of the TCS 4th annual Composition Competition will also be featured on both concerts.

Saturday's concert presents a full spectrum of works for double reeds: Victor Bruns' Contrabassoon Concerto, performed by Susanne Chen and the Canzonetta by Samuel Barber with oboist Sarah Scruby. Sunday's matinee concert rounds out our season with the beloved Violin Concerto by Erich Korngold featuring Emanouil Manolov.

Concerts will be held at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street

Tickets on sale at Eventbrite

Photo by Łukasz Czechowicz

The Program

TBD2017-18 Composition Competition Winning Piece

Victor BrunsConcerto For Contrabassoon and Orchestra, op. 98

Susanne Chen Bassoon

Samuel BarberCanzonetta for Oboe and String Orchestra, op. 48 posth.

Sarah Scruby Oboe

Erich KorngoldViolin Concerto in D Major, op. 35

Emanouil Manolov Violin

Jonathan Bruce BrownSkyward! (NYC Premiere)

Ottorino RespighiPines of Rome

Featured Artists

Susanne Chen
Bassoon

Saturday, 6.2

Victor Bruns: Concerto For Contrabassoon and Orchestra, op. 98

Susanne Chen is of Chinese heritage but was born and raised in Germany and Switzerland. She is the best Swiss-born Chinese contrabassoonist in the world.

After a sociocultural debate which lasted years with her family, she was finally granted the right to learn the bassoon at the rather

Emanouil Manolov
Violin

Sunday, 6.3

Erich Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35

Violinist Emanouil Manolov made his debut playing on Bulgarian National Television at the age of ten. Since then he has gone on to concertize throughout his native Bulgaria, Germany, Japan, and the U.S. Solo and chamber recitals include performances at the Kennedy Center, the Library of

Sarah Scruby
Oboe

Saturday, 6.2

Samuel Barber: Canzonetta for Oboe and String Orchestra, op. 48 posth.