June 14-15


Rhythm and Colors

Friday | 6.14.24 | 8:00 PM
Saturday | 6.15.24 | 8:00 PM

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street

TCS’s season finale features vibrant Latin American idioms in Leonard Bernstein’s beloved Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Gabriela Ortiz’s exuberant Kauyumari. In celebration of Pride, each performance showcases a concerto by an iconic contemporary American composer: Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto on Friday, and John Corigliano’s Clarinet Concerto on Saturday.

Conductor:  Matthew Aubin, Mark Seto


Gabriela Ortiz


Jennifer Higdon

Percussion Concerto

Tyler Hefferon, Percussion
John Corigliano

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra

Eric Schultz, Clarinet
Leonard BernsteinSymphonic Dances from West Side Story

Featured Artists

Tyler Hefferon

Friday, 6.14

Jennifer Higdon: Percussion Concerto

Eric Schultz

Saturday, 6.15

John Corigliano: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra


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 …