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
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
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 Piano, Composer
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 Piano, Composer
Phil Rashkin Oboe
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 Piano, Composer
Phil Rashkin Oboe
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 Viola, 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

Tickets available on Eventbrite for this charming set of concert featuring Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," the Prokofiev "Classical" Symphony, and
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
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

Tickets available on Eventbrite for the finale to TCS's11th season, Flight Paths, featuring Rachmaninoff's brilliant Symphonic Dances and Vocalise
Saturday 6.3.17
Seth Bedford — Ms. Rubinstein's Beauty (World Premiere)
Seth Bedford Viola, Composer
Frank Picarazzi — Keyboard Concerto
Michael Blancaflor Percussion
Fernande Breilh Decruck — Scherzo Fantasque
Melissa Kritzer Bassoon
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Symphonic Dances, op. 45
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Vocalise
Nell Flanders Violin
Sunday 6.4.17
Seth Bedford — Ms. Rubinstein's Beauty (World Premiere)
Seth Bedford Viola, Composer
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
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Vocalise
Nell Flanders Violin

March 9-10

March 9-10

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

Friday 3.9.18
Seth Bedford — World Premiere
Aaron Copland — Clarinet Concerto
Alicia Bennett Clarinet
Antonio Vivaldi — Concerto No. 1 in E Major, op. 8, RV 269 ("Spring")
Juliana Pereira Violin
Aaron Copland — Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 Instruments)
Saturday 3.10.18
Seth Bedford — World Premiere
Anna Clyne — Prince of Clouds
Gina Dyches Violin
Lars-Erik Larsson — Trombone Concertino, op. 45, no. 7
Sara Mayo Bass Trombone
Antonio Vivaldi — Concerto No. 1 in E Major, op. 8, RV 269 ("Spring")
Juliana Pereira Violin
Aaron Copland — Appalachian Spring (Suite for 13 Instruments)