Series 6

Saturday | 6.4.16 | 8:00 PM
Sunday | 6.5.16 | 2:00 PM

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

The Chelsea Symphony presents its tenth anniversary season finale at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music featuring Mahler’s epic First Symphony. Sunday will feature Rick Quantz on the viola in the NYC premiere of Takemitsu’s "imaginary landscape" A String Around Autumn, originally commissioned for the bicentennial of the French Revolution. On Saturday, hear Rebekah Butler perform Michael Daugherty’s violin concerto Fire and Blood inspired by Diego Rivera's seminal mural "Detroit Industry." Co-Artistic Directors Mark Seto and Matthew Aubin conduct.

Tickets are available via Eventbrite:

Please join us for a special champagne artist meet and greet reception prior to the Saturday, June 4, concert - a special one-night-only opportunity. Tickets to this pre-concert event include premium reserved seating for the performance - visit Eventbrite via the link above to purchase your ticket!

This concert will be held at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W 37th Street

Conductors: Matthew Aubin Mark Seto

The Program

Toru TakemitsuA String Around Autumn

Rick Quantz Viola

Michael DaughertyFire and Blood

Rebekah Butler Violin

Gustav MahlerSymphony No. 1 in D Major

Featured Artists

Rebekah Butler

Saturday, 6.4

Michael Daugherty: Fire and Blood

Violinist Rebekah Butler has appeared as a soloist with the Arizona and Weber State Symphonies, Orpheus Mens' and Tucson Boys' Choruses, and in Capital Classics Shakespeare productions. She has participated in festivals across the United States, Mexico, Canada, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland,

Rick Quantz

Sunday, 6.5

Toru Takemitsu: A String Around Autumn

Rick Quantz is an active freelance violist in the New York City area, performing orchestral, chamber, and solo music. He is a core member of the Gusto Chamber Players, and has performed with groups including: The Dream Unfinished, Halcyon Chamber Series, Mimesis Ensemble, ChamberMusicNY, and