September 9 – 10

St. Paul's Church

Tickets available now on Eventbrite! Join The Chelsea Symphony for the opening series of our eleventh season, "Flight Paths," featuring music
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Friday 9.9.16
Zhou Long — Selections from Chinese Folk Songs
Richard Strauss — Oboe Concerto in D major, TrV 292
Rachel Seiden Oboe
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Symphony No.4 in F minor, op. 36
Saturday 9.10.16
Zhou Long — Selections from Chinese Folk Songs
Edward Elgar — Violoncello Concerto in E minor, op. 85
Erich Schoen-René Cello
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Symphony No.4 in F minor, op. 36

October 21-22

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

Tickets available now on Eventbrite! October's concert series at the DiMenna Center opens with
Children filling water in Al-Zaatari Camp. Photo by Mustafa Bader
Friday 10.21.16
Athena Adamopoulos — Passage (U.S. premiere)
Claude Debussy — Première rhapsodie for Clarinet & Orchestra
Christine Todd Clarinet
Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 4 in G Major
Cree Carrico Voice
Saturday 10.22.16
Athena Adamopoulos — Passage (U.S. premiere)
Jean Françaix — L'horloge de Flore
Emily DiAngelo Oboe
Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 4 in G Major
Cree Carrico Voice

December 2 Holiday Concert

The Chelsea Symphony's one-night-only holiday concert features actress CAROLINE RHEA as special guest narrator in "The Night Before Christmas." Tickets available now on
Friday 12.2.16
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Sinfonia concertante, K.364 (320d), E-flat major
E.J. Lee Violin
Brian Thompson Viola
Ottorino Respighi — Adagio con variazioni, P.133, Violoncello & Orchestra
Hsuanyu I Cello
Leroy Anderson — Sleigh Ride
Timothy A. Miller Guest Conductor
Victor Herbert — March of the Toys (from Babes in Toyland)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold — Straussiana
Aaron Dai — The Night Before Christmas
Caroline Rhea Guest Narrator
Aaron Dai Guest Narrator
Irving Berlin — White Christmas

January 27-28

St. Paul's Church

The Chelsea Symphony features a delightful potpourri of music on January 27-28 - tickets available now on Eventbrite!
Friday 1.27.17
Tim Kiah — Song of Zippy (World Premiere)
Aaron Dai Guest Narrator
Phil Rashkin Voice
Tim Kiah Composer
Alexandra Fees Voice
Johann Sebastian Bach — Violin Concerto No.2, BWV 1042, E major
Daniel Dunford Bass Trombone
Johann Strauss II — Overture to Die Fledermaus
Matthew Dell Guest Conductor
Jean Sibelius — Finlandia, op. 26, no. 7
Tristan Rais-Sherman Guest Conductor
Béla Bartók — Romanian Folk Dances, BB 76 (Román népi táncok )
Eric Mahl Guest Conductor
Saturday 1.28.17
Tim Kiah — Song of Zippy (World Premiere)
Aaron Dai Guest Narrator
Phil Rashkin Voice
Tim Kiah Composer
Alexandra Fees Voice
Pēteris Vasks — Concerto for English horn (NYC premiere)
Jason Smoller English Horn
Johann Strauss II — Overture to Die Fledermaus
Matthew Dell Guest Conductor
Jean Sibelius — Finlandia, op. 26, no. 7
Tristan Rais-Sherman Guest Conductor
Béla Bartók — Romanian Folk Dances, BB 76 (Román népi táncok )
Eric Mahl Guest Conductor

March 10-11

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

March's concert opens with the world premiere performance of Summer Mountains by Danny Gray, the winning piece of the TCS 3rd annual Composition Competition. Friday's concert features a
Friday 3.10.17
Danny Gray — Summer Mountains (World Premiere)
Danny Gray Composer
Michael Boyman — Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (World Premiere)
Sarah Haines Viola
Michael Boyman Composer
Antonín Dvořák — Symphony No.9 in E minor, op.95, B.178, "From the New World"
Miguel Campos Neto Guest Conductor
Saturday 3.11.17
Danny Gray — Summer Mountains (World Premiere)
Danny Gray Composer
Astor Piazzolla — Two Tangos: Grand Tango and Adios Nonino
Gizem Yucel Viola
Antonín Dvořák — Symphony No.9 in E minor, op.95, B.178, "From the New World"
Miguel Campos Neto Guest Conductor

April 21-22

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

TCS resident composer Aaron Dai presents the world premiere of Early Morning Walk to open both nights on the April concert series. Friday's
Chippewa Mother, courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society
Friday 4.21.17
Aaron Dai — Early Morning Walk (World Premiere)
Samuel Magrill — Concerto Fantastique (World Premiere)
Mira Magrill Flute
Samuel Magrill Composer
Henri Vieuxtemps — Violin Concerto No.5 in A minor, op. 37
Stephen McDouga... Violin
Sergei Prokofiev — Symphony No. 1 in D major, op. 25, "Classical"
Igor Stravinsky — Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks, 8-v- 1938”
Saturday 4.22.17
Sergei Prokofiev — Symphony No. 1 in D major, op. 25, "Classical"
Igor Stravinsky — Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks, 8-v- 1938”
Felix Mendelssohn — Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64
Jennifer Ahn Violin

June 3-4

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

TCS presents its finale for its 11th season, Flight Paths, featuring Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances. Rebecca Steinberg and Sara Sherman duo on Shostakovich's Concerto for Piano and Trumpet on Friday
Saturday 6.3.17
Seth Bedford — World Premiere
Dmitri Shostakovich — Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35
Rebecca Steinberg Trumpet
Sara Sherman Piano
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Symphonic Dances, op. 45
Sunday 6.4.17
Seth Bedford — World Premiere
Frank Picarazzi — Vibraphone Concertina
Michael Blancaflor Percussion
Fernande Breilh Decruck — Scherzo
Melissa Kritzer Bassoon
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Symphonic Dances, op. 45