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: http://thechelseasymphony.eventbrite.com
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
Toru TakemitsuA String Around Autumn
Rick Quantz Viola
Michael DaughertyFire and Blood
Rebekah Butler Violin
Gustav MahlerSymphony No. 1 in D Major
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, …
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 …