Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Announces a Season of Male Composers


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall

“Gentle Giants”
Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano
Pärt: Fratres 
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 for Piano & Strings 
Tchaikovsky: Chamber Symphony No. 1 in D Major (after String Quartet Op. 11) arr. Christopher Theofanidis (NY Premiere - Orpheus Commission)

“Stars Aligned”
Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Avi Avital, mandolin; Ksenija Sidorova, accordion
Waxman: Sinfonietta for Strings and Timpani (1955)
Bach: Double Concerto in C Minor, BWV 1060R (arr. Paul Chihara)
Benjamin Wallfisch: Concerto for Mandolin and Accordion (NY Premiere - Orpheus Commission)
Rota: Canzona (1935)
Rósza: Hungarian Serenade Op. 25 (1945) 

“Homeward Sound”
Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Javier Perianes, piano
James Matheson: New Work (NY Premiere - Orpheus Commission)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major, K. 595
Dvořák: Bagatelles, Op. 47 (arr. Dennis Russell Davies) (NY Premiere)

Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B-flat Major, K. 319

92nd Street Y, Kaufmann Concert Hall

“Bleeding Hearts”
Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Steven Isserlis, cello

Rott: Symphony for String Orchestra in A-Flat Major
CPE Bach: Cello Concerto in A Major, H. 439
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810 “Death and the Maiden” (arr. Gustav Mahler)

“Merry Pranks”
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:30pm
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Falla: Concerto for Harpsichord and Five Instruments
Mozart: Nonet after Quintet K. 452 (arr. Jean Françaix)

Martinů: Harpsichord Concerto G. 71
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks (arr. Brett Dean)


Dennis Bade said...

Take a quick look at the headline and you'll want to correct the name of the ensemble. Oops!

Dennis Bade

Lisa Hirsch said...

(Smacks forehead) Thank you for catching that! I will fix it right away. :)