Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents To English Masters: Vaughan Williams Rediscovered, Walton Rarities, on May 29 at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in ManhattanPosted by s21concerts in Concert Announcement
The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director, will present To English Masters, a concert on Thursday, May 29 – 7:30 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 57th Street at Seventh Avenue in Manhattan.
CONY will perform two U.S. Premieres of rediscovered, early works of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade in A Minor, and Harnham Down. The evening is also dedicated to fellow English master William Walton’s rare works, such as Portsmouth Point Overture and Two Pieces for strings from the film Henry V. Benjamin Britten’s Simple Symphony will also be presented, in celebration of his centennial anniversary. More about this concert at http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2014/5/29/0730/PM/Chamber-Orchestra-of-New-York/.
Tickets are $40 and $30 general admission and can be purchased online at http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2014/5/29/0730/PM/Chamber-Orchestra-of-New-York/, by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the box office at 57th Street and 7th Avenue.
U.S. Premieres of rediscovered early works of Ralph Vaughan Williams are presented in collaboration with publisher Oxford University Press, and by support of The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust.
Chamber Orchestra of New York was founded in honor of Ottorino Respighi – the preeminent early twentieth century Italian composer whose compositions bridge the classical and modern traditions. The orchestra’s programming presents great works of the 20th and 21st centuries, including film scores and rarely performed gems, alongside ancient music. For more about them, visit http://www.chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/.