Read full article “The Orchestra Now under the baton of Leon Botstein delivered a program music on The Romantic Hero last Saturday night at Bard’s Sosnoff Theater. All three works of the evening were introduced by students who had clear diction, knew how to use a microphone, and were adept at giving informal information with […]
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Find out what the musicians of The Orchestra Now think about their upcoming performances in our video series This Season With TŌN. Watch for these enlightening videos before each of our concerts at Bard’s Fisher Center, Carnegie Hall, and Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater.
Read full article “‘Movie music without the movie’ is how Emmanuel Koh, a violist in The Orchestra Now (TŌN), described Reinhold Glière’s Symphony No. 3, ‘Ilya Muromets,’ Op. 42. This international ensemble of distinguished Master’s degree students in residence at Bard College tackled the giant symphony in a concert at Carnegie Hall Friday night entitled […]
Leon Botstein Leads Orchestra in Russian Evolution: From Rimsky-Korsakov to Glière New York, New York, November 26, 2018 — The Orchestra Now (TŌN) begins its fourth season at Carnegie Hall with a concert titled Russian Evolution: From Rimsky-Korsakov to Glière on Friday, December 14 at 7:30 pm. The program focuses on the drama of Russian music […]
The Orchestra Now will once again be featured on America’s most popular classical music radio program, Performance Today, this Wednesday, November 14, with our performance of Jennifer Higdon’s blue cathedral . Listen online starting at 9 AM Wednesday. Hudson Valley residents can also tune in to WMHT-FM 89.1 or WRHV-FM 88.7 at 8 PM Wednesday evening. To […]
Read full article “The Orchestra Now gives hope. Founded in 2015 by Leon Botstein, TŌN is comprised of Master’s Degree students at Bard College, and can be found performing all over the city, including at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Metropolitan Museum of Art — sometimes for free. Like the student orchestra at Tanglewood, and […]
Read full article “Artist Eugène Delacroix, whose work is currently featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, was a leader in the French Romantic school. On Nov. 18, visitors are invited to explore his work in depth with the addition of Frédéric Chopin’s music and a lecture presented by conductor Leon Botstein and The Orchestra […]
The Orchestra Now is thrilled to once again have our concerts broadcast on WMHT Live! Tune in to WMHT-FM 89.1/88.7, serving Eastern New York and Western New England, to hear our concerts recorded live at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. For a full schedule of upcoming broadcasts, visit the Watch […]
TAN DUN WILL LEAD U.S. PREMIERE OF HIS INTERCOURSE OF FIRE AND WATER TŌN Launched New WWFM Broadcast Series and Opens its Second Season of Radio Concerts with WMHT New York, New York, October 19, 2018 — The Orchestra Now (TŌN) begins its third Rose Theater season at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose […]
All season long we’ll be introducing you to our fabulous musicians in the video series Meet the Musicians of TŌN. Get to know a little more about their journeys and what it’s like to pursue music as a career.