December 1



Friday | 12.1.23 | 8:00 PM

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

Works by Saint-Saëns, Anderson, Dai

Conductor:  Matthew Aubin, Mark Seto


Camille Saint-Saëns

Havanaise, Op.83

Camille Saint-Saëns

Introduction & Rondo capriccioso, op. 28

Derek Xu, Violin
Leroy AndersonSleigh Ride
Aaron Dai

The Night Before Christmas

Featured Artists

Aviv Zalcenstein

Friday, 12.1

Camille Saint-Saëns: Havanaise, Op.83

Derek Xu

Friday, 12.1

Camille Saint-Saëns: Introduction & Rondo capriccioso, op. 28


A leader in the 21st century orchestral landscape, Dr. Matthew Aubin is constantly reaching new audiences through innovative performance formats and creative initiatives both on and off the podium.

The 2022-23 season kicks off Dr. Aubin’s inaugural year as Music Director of the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, he is Music Director of the Jackson Symphony Orchestra and serves as Artistic Director of The Chelsea Symphony. In his role at TCS, he has led highly visible collaborations with partners such …

Mark Seto leads a wide-ranging musical life as a conductor, scholar, teacher, and violinist. He is Artistic Director and Conductor of The Chelsea Symphony in New York City, and Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Music at Brown University, where he directs the Brown University Orchestra and teaches courses in music history, theory, and conducting.

Since Mark’s tenure with The Chelsea Symphony began in 2011, the ensemble has strengthened its commitment to new music by programming dozens of …