Greenwich Village Orchestra marks 30 years in 2016-17

Posted on: September 22, 2016

New York City’s Greenwich Village Orchestra will open its 30th season on September 25 with an all-Dvořák program featuring the Slavonic Dance Op. 46, No. 1, Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”), and the Violin Concerto, with soloist Adele Anthony. Music Director Barbara Yahr will lead the concert, with the “New World” Symphony being performed as part of the New York Philharmonic’s citywide New World Initiative centered around Dvořák’s symphony. Music on the six remaining GVSO 2016-17 programs includes Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2, Sibelius’s tone poem Swan of Tuonela, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Seraphim Chorus and vocal soloists, and an all-Russian program of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Imri Talgam. Also planned are a family concert with students from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and a program featuring music by Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, and Lerner and Loewe. The GVSO performs at the Washington Irving Auditorium near Union Square.

Posted September 22, 2016