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The Symphony of Westchester

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The Symphony of Westchester!


We are professional orchestra of more than 60 musicians, performing four separate classical music concerts throughout the year, November, December, February and May, at Iona College in New Rochelle, Westchester, New York.

We are known for our first rate and inspiring classical symphonic music concerts, world class soloists, exemplary outreach programs and the premiering of meaningful new works.

2016 - 2017 is our 20th season at Iona College, and our second season as The Symphony of Westchester, expanding from the Westchester Chamber Symphony.
Arts Westchester
The Symphony of Westchester, Inc., programs are made possible, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government.

Prices for our classical music concerts range from $50 for general admission to $15 for students.

Information on our classical music concerts may be found by clicking programs.

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2016-2017 Season

Saturday, October 22nd at 8:00 p.m.

All Mozart Program

Tian

Sharla

Tian Lu Sharla Nafziger
Overture: Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Piano Concerto no 23, K.488 in A Major
Tian Lu, pianist
Dove Sono, Recitative and Aria from Le Nozze di Figaro
Sharla Nafziger, soprano
Symphony no 31, K. 297 ( The Paris ) in D Major

 







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Sunday, December 11th at 3:00 p.m

(Snow Date is Saturday, December 10th at 3:00 p.m.)

Alexander

Katherine

Alexander Abayev Katherine Needelman

J.S. Bach - Air from Suite no.3, BWV 1068 in D Major; Violin Concerto, no. 2, BWV 1042 in E Major,

Alexander Abayev, soloist
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis;
Oboe Concerto,
Katherine Needelman, soloist










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Sunday, February 12th at 3 p.m.; 

(Snow date is Saturday, February 11th at 3:00 p.m.)

A Family Program

Leonard


Leonard Hindell

Composers of the Future XVI ; with New Rochelle's Songcatchers
Student Concerto Winner from our Third Annual Young Artist Competition
Mozart Bassoon Concerto, Leonard Hindell, soloist










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Saturday, May 6th at 8 p.m.

 Romantic Music Program

Tessa


Tessa Lark
Rossini - The William Tell Overture
Smetana - The Moldau
Sibelius Violin Concerto, op. 47 in D Major
, Tessa Lark, soloist









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CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO HEAR SOUND CLIPS:

• Beethoven Symphony no. 1, op. 21 in C Major - Mov't - recorded Nov., 7th, 2015 at Iona College, 1st Movt
• Beethoven Symphony no. 1, op. 21 in C Major - Mov't I  - recorded Nov. 7th, 2015 at Iona College, Mov't 4th
• Beethoven Symphony no. 5, C minor, mov't II - Andante con moto, and
mov't IV - Allegro, recorded live, Nov. 9th, 2013 at Iona College, New Rochelle, Barry Charles Hoffman, conductor.
Excerpt from 4th Mov't, Mendelssohn's Symphony no.4, op. 90 in A major, live recording at Iona College, May 5th, 2012
Brahms: Hungarian Dance no. 6
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto