Series 4

Friday | 3.11.16 | 8:30 PM
Saturday | 3.12.16 | 7:30 PM

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 triumphant Second Symphony. The Friday concert will feature Adam Schommer in Richard Strauss’ Second Concerto for Horn in E-flat Major, as well as Jane Yoon in Dohnányi’s Concertino for Harp and Orchestra. Saturday will bring us Alice Bacon on Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, the beloved last solo concerto of the composer.

Tickets will be available at the door for a suggested donation of $20.
This concert will be held at St. Paul's Church, 315 W. 22nd, NYC

Conductors: Mark Seto Ankush Bahl

The Program

Richard StraussHorn Concerto in E-flat Major No. 2, TrV 283

Adam Schommer Horn

Ernö DohnányiConcertino for Harp and Orchestra

Jane Yoon Harp

Antonín DvořákCello Concerto in B minor, op. 104

Alice Bacon Cello

Paul FruchtDawn, Winner of the TCS Composition Competition

Paul Frucht Composer

Robert SchumannSymphony No. 2 in C major

Ankush Bahl Guest Conductor

Featured Artists

Alice Bacon
Cello

Saturday, 3.12

Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104

Alice Bacon is a versatile and inventive cellist who works within a wide spectrum of musical styles. As a classical artist, she has performed on four continents and throughout the US, at venues including Carnegie Hall, Zellerbach Hall, The Paramount Theatre in Oakland, CA; among others. She is

Ankush Bahl
Guest Conductor

Friday, 3.11, Saturday, 3.12

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major

Hailed by the New York Times as an “energetic” conductor who leads with “authority and enthusiasm,” Ankush Kumar Bahl is recognized today as a conductor with unassailable technique, thoughtful interpretations, and affable podium presence. Bahl has made, in recent years, appearances with the

Paul Frucht
Composer

Friday, 3.11, Saturday, 3.12

Paul Frucht: Dawn, Winner of the TCS Composition Competition

Originally from Danbury, CT, Paul Frucht is an American composer whose music has been hailed for its “sense of lyricism, driving pulse, and great urgency” (WQXR). His music has recently been performed across the United States by the San Diego Symphony, the Milwaukee Symphony, the Juilliard

Adam Schommer
Horn

Friday, 3.11

Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto in E-flat Major No. 2, TrV 283

Adam Schommer is a freelance horn player in the New York metropolitan area. He serves as adjunct faculty teaching horn at Lehman College and Nyack College. Mr. Schommer has appeared with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony

Jane Yoon
Harp

Friday, 3.11

Ernö Dohnányi: Concertino for Harp and Orchestra

Praised by French magazine Ouest as "one of the most brilliant among the young stars of the harp," Jane Yoon performs to critical acclaim for audiences in Europe, Asia, and the United States. She has enjoyed outstanding success in competitions as winner of the Soka International Harp Competition