Sunday Afternoon Concerts
SUNDAY, MAY 14 AT 3 PM
New York Classical Players: “Beatles in Classics”
A virtuoso trumpeter and composer Brandon Ridenour performs his own arrangement of Four Beatles Songs for Trumpet. The program begins with Schubert’s Rondo for Violin and Strings soloed by a young Taiwanese talent Le-Mei Liang. NYCP also introduces two English composer’s masterpieces, Chaconne by Purcell and Sonata for Strings by Walton. Click here to reserve your free tickets.
SUNDAY, MAY 21 AT 4 PM
Canterbury Choral Society: “Elijah” by Felix Mendelssohn
In this quintessential work of storytelling, Mendelssohn takes the craft of Bach’s choral writing and fuses it to Romantic orchestral colors and harmonies. The oratorio contains dramatic psychological confrontations with death and depravity and a final conclusion of security and salvation presented by choruses of triumphant angels. Click here to buy tickets.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 AT 7:30 PM
Amuse Vocal Ensemble: “Influences”
A program of work by contemporary composers who draw on the tonalities and rhythms of non-Western music, featuring Abbie Betinis’ From Behind the Caravan along with works by Zhou Long, Chen Yi, Gabriela Lena Frank, Ivan Moody, Jaakko Mantyjarva and more. Click here to buy tickets.