Orchestra of St. Luke’s to open Caramoor with Beethoven 9, Theofanidis premiere

Posted on: June 18, 2015

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s will open the Caramoor Summer Music Festival in Katonah, New York, on June 20 with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, performing with the Collegiate Chorale and vocal soloists, led by Peter Oundjian. Also on the program at Caramoor, where OSL serves as orchestra-in-residence, will be Christopher Theofanidis’s Making Up for Lost Time, a world premiere. The orchestra also will perform in two operas at Caramoor—Donizetti’s La Favorite and Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites—as part of the festival’s “Bel Canto at Caramoor” series, led by Will Crutchfield. Two additional Orchestra of St. Luke’s programs at Caramoor will feature Nicholas McGegan leading Mozart’s Symphony No. 25, Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”), and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, with soloist Jennifer Koh; and OSL Music Director Pablo Heras-Casado leading Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1 and Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1, with soloist Hélène Grimaud. The Orchestra of St. Luke’s also announced its 2015-16 season, its forty-first, which begins on October 29 at Carnegie Hall with Stravinsky’s Suite No. 2, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1, and the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, with Christian Tetzlaff as soloist. For more information about OSL’s upcoming season, click here

Posted June 17, 2015