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Downtown’s best orchestra will be conducted by guest conductor Pierre Vallet of the Metropolitan Opera and joined by soloist David Heiss, principal cellist of the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall.

Who: The Greenwich Village Orchestra, founded by local musicians in 1986, has captivated audiences and critics alike with world-class soloists and emotionally charged concerts for 26 years.

What: All-Tchaikovsky program—Symphony No. 6: Pathétique, Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and Variations on a Rococo Theme.

Where: Old Stuyvesant Campus, 345 E. 15th St (between 1st and 2nd Avenues), Manhattan

When: Sunday, March 10 at 3pm

Ticket information: $15 suggested donation. Tickets may be purchased online at www.gvo.org or at the door on the day of the concert.

Details: www.gvo.org

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The Greenwich Village Orchestra’s annual Family Concert on January 13 is truly fun for the whole family—kids are invited to get up and march and even conduct the orchestra! Afterward, they can try out instruments at at the “Instrument Petting Zoo.” The best part: Kids get in FREE!

WHO: The Greenwich Village Orchestra, founded by local musicians in 1986, has captivated audiences and critics alike with world-class soloists and emotionally charged concerts for 26 years.

WHAT: Kid-friendly concert featuring lively music, including excerpts from Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” and Bizet’s “Carmen Suite.” The theme is “MUSIC CAN . . .” What can music do? It can do so much! It can make us want to dance, sing, march in a parade or conduct an orchestra. It can make us feel excited or quiet—and can even make people howl at the moon.

WHERE: NEW LOCATION! Old Stuyvesant Campus, 345 E. 15th St (between 1st and 2nd Avenues), Manhattan

WHEN: Sunday, January 13 at 3pm

TICKETS: Kids get in FREE. Suggested donation of $15 for adults. Tickets may be purchased online at www.gvo.org or at the door on the day of the concert.

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Don’t miss the 1st concert of the Greenwich Village Orchestra’s 2012/2013 season!

WHEN: Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 3pm.

PROGRAM: Concert features Sibelius’s “Symphony No. 2,” Smetana’s “The Moldau,” and Mendelssohn’s “Violin Concerto” with violinist Aaron Boyd. Meet the musicians afterward at a free reception!

ABOUT THE ORCHESTRA: The Greenwich Village Orchestra, founded by local musicians in 1986, is YOUR neighborhood orchestra. We have captivated audiences and critics alike with world-class soloists and emotionally charged concerts for 26 years.

TICKET INFORMATION: All GVO concerts are by suggested donation of $15 ($10 for students/seniors). Tickets may be purchased online at www.gvo.org or at the door on the day of the concert.

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On May 19, 2012 at 8 pm, the Garden State Philharmonic presents “Totally Tchaikovsky: the Sequel” at the Strand Theater in Lakewood, New Jersey. On stage will be renowned pianist Craig Ketter. Mass transit to Lakewood is available via NJ Transit bus service from New York Port Authority, #137 or 139.

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What:
New York’s Nova Philharmonic presents an innovative program exploring the relationship between old and new with a performance of Joel Mandelbaum’s “The Past is Now.” This is underscored by the classical orchestra meeting a contemporary jazz quartet in a unique arrangement of “A Little Night Music.” Visionary maestro Dong-Hyun Kim conducts the orchestra who will face off against the Paul Joseph Quartet. Keeping with the jazz theme, violinist and composer Gregor Huebner will perform his “Concerto con Violin Latina” as well as his “Ground Zero.”

When:
March 30th, 7:15pm for pre-concert lecture, concert begins at 8pm

Where:
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 W. 66th St., New York, NY 10023
(Lincoln Center area)
1 train at 66th St.-Lincoln Center

Program:
Mozart Meets Jazz: Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik plus jazz arrangement by Paul Joseph
Concerto con Violin Latina (Huebner)
Ground Zero (Huebner)
The Past is Now (Mandelbaum)

Tickets:
$20, $10 seniors/students http://www.classictic.com/NVP

Website:
www.novaphilharmonic.org

Contact:
novaphilharmonic@yahoo.com

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Garden State Philharmonic

Garden State Philharmonic

Saturday, March 24 at 8:00 pm
at the Strand Theater, Lakewood NJ —

The Garden State Philharmonic Presents:
Schoenberg – Transfigured Night (Verklarte Nacht) along with  Mozart – Divertimento &  Requiem

Transit access from NYC via Bus No 136 towards Freehold Mall/Lakewood Express or #137

Call 732-255-0460 for tickets
info@gardenstatephilharmonic.org for more information
Be sure to visit us on Facebook.

Anthony LaGruth – Artistic Director & Conductor

Allison Pohl – soprano

Lizbeth Jones – mezzo soprano

Kirk Doughrety – tenor

Daniel Klein – tenor

Garden State Philharmonic Masterworks Chorus

Shrewsbury Chorale

Choral Arts of Southern New Jersey

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On November 19, 2011, at 8 pm, the Garden State Philharmonic presents “Remembering Mahler! 100th Anniversary Tribute”, at the Strand Theater in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Single tickets range from $10 for students to $40 for adults. Additional discounts apply for full-season subscribers, senior citizens, and groups of ten or more. Call 732-255-0460, e-mail info@gardenstatephilharmonic.org, or visit www.gardenstatephilharmonic.org for more information. This is the second concert of our MasterWorks Series, and marks the 56th season for the Jersey Shore’s Premiere cultural resource, and the eleventh year with the Philharmonic for Maestro LaGruth.

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Friday, April 29th, at 92YTribeca

200 Hudson St, New York City

8PM pre-concert discussion with composers

9PM concert

$10

The Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) will perform seven new works, each exploring the innovative and infinite realm of ensemble electronic music.

The concert will feature laptops as musical instruments, augmented by wireless networks, multichannel speakers, live video for 3D glasses, hacked video game controllers, and much more. In this truly contemporary ensemble, each work highlights different sonic, conceptual and technological methods. It’s an event unlike any other new music concert.

PLOrk has specially commissioned composers who work at the intersection of music and technology, a place where almost any musical or performative idea can be realized. The concert will feature works by local composers Blake Carrington, Michael Early, Daniel Iglesia, Paula Matthusen, Jascha Narveson, Alex Ness, and Jeff Snyder. Please join PLOrk for a pre-concert talk with the composers before the show.

Founded in 2005 by Dan Trueman and Perry Cook, the ensemble has toured major venues in both NYC and abroad ,and received a major grant from the MacArthur Foundation. Performers who have worked with PLOrk include Zakir Hussain, Pauline Oliveros, Matmos, So Percussion, the American Composers Orchestra, Laurie Anderson and others.

Tickets are available online at 92YTribeca.org
More information on PLOrk at plork.cs.princeton.edu

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Boston New Music Initiative

Tickets $15 general / $12 students and seniors at the door.

Purchase online and receive $2 discount per ticket!

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The Boston New Music Initiative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining an international network of composers, performers, conductors, directors, and champions of music in order to generate new music concerts, compositions, collaborations, and commissions. Incorporated in 2010, the organization aims to advance the careers of its members in the field of new music by serving as a resource for networking, commissioning, collaboration, and programming.  For more information or to become involved, please visit www.bostonnewmusic.org.

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September 29th at Cadogan Hall (London)

The International Orchestra For Freedom is launching a fantastic new concert series entitled ‘Abandoning Silence’ which aim to raise awareness on human trafficking through orchestral music.

Music:
Siddique -’Prayer for Humanity’
Gulda- ‘Cello Concerto’
Tchaikovsky – Symphony No.6

Soloist: Thomas Carroll
Conductor: William Kunhardt

Key note speech: Purna Sen – Head of Human Rights at The Commonwealth Secretariet

Film screening: ‘Call and Response’

Tickets at: www.cadoganhall.com

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