Presented by the Lortel Foundation, the Senior Musicians Association of NY, and the Music Performance Trust Fund

Performance Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 2 PM

The Senior Concert Orchestra of New York

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The Senior Concert Orchestra of New York is an ensemble comprised of senior musicians who are veterans of major symphony and opera orchestras nationwide, including the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. The orchestra is a project of the Senior Musicians Association of New York, which has nearly 3,000 active, honorary, and emeritus members. The ensemble sponsors free concerts at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, and a series of performances throughout the boroughs. The orchestra also holds the annual Waldo Mayo Violin Competition, selecting a young violinist to appear as soloist in concert under Maestro David Gilbert.

Performers

  • The Senior Concert Orchestra of New York
    David Gilbert, Conductor
    Nuné Melik, Violin

Program

  • SCHUBERT Overture from "Rosamunde"
  • SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
  • MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5, "Reformation"
  • RICHARD RODGERS Selections from "The King and I" (transc. Bennett)
Free tickets available at the box office