Seth Bedford — The Age of Nostalgia, World Premiere
Antonio Vivaldi — Bassoon Concerto in D Minor, RV 481 (Friday)
Tilden Marbit Bassoon
Ralph Vaughan Williams — The Lark Ascending (Friday)
Deborah Nixon Violin
Tyzen Hsiao — Cello Concerto in C, Op. 52 (Saturday)
Johannes Brahms — Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Series 2

Home

The DiMenna Center

Tickets available at Eventbrite. A program of American composers for our first series at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music! Featuring guest artist Weiyin
Friday 10.23.15
Aaron Dai — Allegretto Giocoso (world premiere)
Gerard Schwarz — A Journey
Artie Shaw — Concerto for Clarinet
Angela Shankar Clarinet
George Gershwin — Rhapsody in Blue
Weiyin Chen Piano
Saturday 10.24.15
Aaron Dai — Allegretto Giocoso (world premiere)
Gerard Schwarz — A Journey
Artie Shaw — Concerto for Clarinet
Angela Shankar Clarinet
George Gershwin — Rhapsody in Blue
Weiyin Chen Piano

MTFxTCS

Kitchen

Merkin Concert Hall

Tickets available at mtf.nyc. Musical Theatre Factory and The Chelsea Symphony invite you to Get Yourself Some NEW ORCHESTRATIONS! MTF’s
Monday 11.9.15
Only Anne
Radioactive
The Firebird
The White City
The Bridges of Madison County

Holiday Concert

Hearth

St. Paul's Church

Enjoy this holiday season with The Chelsea Symphony’s December concert series. Opening with the prelude from Humperdinck’s classic opera, Hänsel und Gretel, this concert features exciting seasonal
Friday 12.4.15
Engelbert Humperdinck — Prelude to Hänsel und Gretel
He Zhanhao & Chen Gang — The Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto
Phong Ta Violin
Charles Griffes — Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Melanie Chirignan Flute
Leroy Anderson — Sleigh Ride
Aaron Dai — The Night Before Christmas
Seth Rudetsky Guest Narrator
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky — "Waltz of the Flowers" from The Nutcracker Suite

Series 3

Windows

St. Paul's Church, 315 W. 22nd Street

During our January series, promenade with us through Pictures at an Exhibition. This concert will open with a world premiere from TCS composer Tim Kiah. The Friday concert will feature Susan Mandel
Friday 1.29.16
Tim Kiah — Hope for Orchestra & 2 Voices (World Premiere)
Tim Kiah Composer
Emily Eagen Voice
Max Bruch — Kol Nidrei, Op. 47
Susan Mandel Cello
Fernande Breilh-Decruck — Sonate en ut dièze mineur for saxophone alto (ou alto) et orchestre
Rob Wilkerson Saxophone
Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Maurice Ravel — Pictures at an Exhibition
Saturday 1.30.16
Tim Kiah — Hope for Orchestra & 2 Voices (World Premiere)
Tim Kiah Composer
Emily Eagen Voice
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Violin Concerto in D Major, op. 35
Alex Hu Violin
Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Maurice Ravel — Pictures at an Exhibition

Playroom

Brooklyn Music School (2/21), St. Paul's Church (2/27)

TCS presents two children's concerts on the theme "Welcome to the Zoo!"
Sunday 2.21.16
Sergei Prokofiev — Peter and the Wolf
Navida Stein Guest Narrator
Camille Saint-Saens — Selections from The Carnival of the Animals
Seth Bedford — Ballet of the Rubber Chickens (World Premiere)
Saturday 2.27.16
Sergei Prokofiev — Peter and the Wolf
Navida Stein Guest Narrator
Camille Saint-Saens — Selections from The Carnival of the Animals
Seth Bedford — Ballet of the Rubber Chickens (World Premiere)

Series 4

Threshold

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH, 315 W. 22ND STREET

Our March series will feature Dawn by Paul Frucht, the winner of The Chelsea Symphony’s second annual Composition Competition. TCS welcomes back conductor Ankush Bahl on the podium for Schumann's
Friday 3.11.16
Richard Strauss — Horn Concerto in E-flat Major No. 2, TrV 283
Adam Schommer Horn
Ernö Dohnányi — Concertino for Harp and Orchestra
Jane Yoon Harp
Robert Schumann — Symphony No. 2 in C major
Ankush Bahl Guest Conductor
Paul Frucht — Dawn, Winner of the TCS Composition Competition
Paul Frucht Composer
Saturday 3.12.16
Antonín Dvořák — Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104
Alice Bacon Cello
Robert Schumann — Symphony No. 2 in C major
Ankush Bahl Guest Conductor
Paul Frucht — Dawn, Winner of the TCS Composition Competition
Paul Frucht Composer

Series 5

Salon

St. Paul's Church, 315 W. 22nd Street

This April, The Chelsea Symphony will host a chamber orchestra concert series, opening with the NYC premiere of Caroline Shaw’s Entr’Acte for string orchestra. Friday will showcase Mozart concerti
Friday 4.15.16
Caroline Shaw — Entr'Acte (NYC Premiere)
WA Mozart — Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 (285d)
Phil Rashkin Oboe
WA Mozart — Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, K. 191/186e
Colin Mannes Bassoon
Igor Stravinsky — Pulcinella Suite
Saturday 4.16.16
Caroline Shaw — Entr'Acte (NYC Premiere)
Kent Kennan — Night Soliloquy
Anna Urrey Flute
WA Mozart — Per questa bella mano, K. 612
Morton Cahn Double Bass
Hans Tashjian Voice
Igor Stravinsky — Pulcinella Suite
Howard Hanson — Serenade for Flute, Harp, and Strings
Anna Urrey Flute
Ashley Jackson Harp

Series 6

Doorways

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

The Chelsea Symphony presents its tenth anniversary season finale at the DiMenna Center featuring Mahler's epic First Symphony. Sunday will feature Rick Quantz on the viola in the NYC premiere of
Sunday 6.5.16
Toru Takemitsu — A String Around Autumn
Rick Quantz Viola
Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 1 in D Major
Saturday 6.4.16
Michael Daugherty — Fire and Blood
Rebekah Butler Violin
Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 1 in D Major