Join us as we celebrate the 100th birthday of Britain’s greatest composer, Benjamin Britten, with this special program of his three suites for solo violoncello, performed by Lost Dog cellist Emily Brausa. Written for the celebrated cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, the Suites comprise some of the greatest music ever written for the instrument.
Cello Suite No. 1, op. 72
Cello Suite No. 2, op. 80
Cello Suite No. 3, op. 87
Emily Brausa, violoncello
Join the Astoria Symphonic Choir and Orchestra to celebrate the holiday season with music by two great French masters: the gorgeous Bach-inspired Oratorio de Noël by Camille Saint-Saëns, and Francis Poulenc's powerful Gloria.
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS | Oratorio de Noël, Op.12
FRANCIS POULENC | Gloria
The acclaimed Lost Dog New Music Ensemble presents new and recent music by New York City composers (including a new work from Queens-based composer Gilbert Galindo), as well as the world premiere of Jeremy Podgursky's Waxing Holographic, a daring exploration of ‘hologram as sound,’ commissioned for Lost Dog by the Fromm Foundation.
MISSY MAZZOLI | Still Life with Avalanche
JASON ECKARDT | Echoes’ White Veil
JEREMY PODGURSKY | Waxing Holographic (world premiere)
GILBERT GALINDO | New Work TBA (world premiere)
ALEXANDRA DU BOIS | Soleil Sur Mer
The Astoria Symphony Orchestra and Astoria Symphony Choir join forces to present Germanic masterpieces and dichotomies. Classical vs. Romantic. Choral vs. Orchestral. Mendelssohn va. Wagner.
FELIX MENDELSSOHN | selected chorales
RICHARD WAGNER | Siefried Idyll
W. A. MOZART | Mass in C minor
* MEET THE MAESTRO! Come early...30 minutes before the concert, Maestro Huff will meet the audience and talk about the program, artists, and music that will move you.
Join the Astoria Symphonic Choir, just around the corner from Astoria's own Broadway, as Artistic Director Adam Eggleston leads the choir in a joyous program of memorable American standards and an entertaining selection of songs from the greatest Broadway musicals of all time.