Entries by Brian Heck

The 2nd annual “Set the TŌN” Benefit

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, The Orchestra Now will be hosting the second annual Set the TŌN benefit event at City Winery in Manhattan. Join us for a cocktail reception, concert, and dinner with performances by members of The Orchestra Now. Click here for more information and to RSVP. Photo by David DeNee

TŌN debuts on WMHT Live!

The Orchestra Now is pleased to announce our debut on WMHT Live! Tune in to WMHT-FM 89.1/88.7, serving Eastern New York and Western New England, on Sun, Oct 15 at 6 PM to hear Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and Tchaikovsky’s Third Symphony, conducted by Leon Botstein. Future broadcasts will take place on Nov 5, […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW (TŌN) OPENS THIRD SEASON AT CARNEGIE HALL WITH BERNARD HERRMANN’S PSYCHO SUITE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017

Guest Conductor Gerard Schwarz to Lead NY Premiere of Goossens’ Jubilee Variations in Concerts at the Fisher Center at Bard College, and at Manhattan’s Symphony Space as part of the Around Town Series of Free Concerts, November 18 – 19 Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, October 12, 2017 – The Orchestra Now (TŌN) begins its third season […]

The Orchestra Now Concert at Bard Casts a Spell

The Millbrook Independent “The first Orchestra Now concert of the season opened with Modest Mussorgsky’s Gothic Night on Bald Mountain, a celebration of the mythical witches Sabbath. An amusing romp, it certainly gets one’s attention. Although an extreme sensationalist, Mussorgsky is a force to be reckoned with; he remains easier to take in small doses […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW (TŌN) OPENS NEW YORK CITY FALL SEASON AT LINCOLN CENTER WITH RUBINSTEIN & SIBELIUS LED BY NEEME JÄRVI AND A FREE CONCERT AT COOPER UNION AS PART OF THE AROUND TOWN SERIES

Plus Two Programs at the Fisher Center at Bard College and Another Free Concert at Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon’s Rock September 23 – October 22, 2017 Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, September 12, 2017 – The Orchestra Now (TŌN) will open its New York City fall season with the first concert of its […]

TŌN welcomes its newest musicians!

The Orchestra Now is pleased to welcome our newest class of musicians to the program! These 21 graduate students hail from 5 countries and 10 U.S. states, as close as White Plains, NY and as far away as Caracas, Venezuela and Sichuan, China. Collectively, they’ve studied at 30 schools, including The Julliard School, Manhattan School […]

Tickets Now on Sale for Season 3 Concerts!

ACT NOW to get the best seats and hear works like Beethoven‘s Ninth Symphony, Debussy‘s Nocturnes, Gershwin‘s An American in Paris, Holst‘s The Planets, Stravinsky‘s The Rite of Spring, and much much more! Guest conductors include Neeme Järvi, JoAnn Falletta, and Gerard Schwarz. >VIEW THE SEASON BROCHURE (PDF) >VIEW THE FULL SEASON ONLINE EXPLORE THE […]

TŌN Kicks Off the Bard Music Festival Aug 11

Note: This festival look place in August 2017. The Orchestra Now is proud to once again open the annual Bard Music Festival. This year’s theme is Chopin and His World, and TŌN will perform works by the Romantic master in the opening night concert, The Genius of Chopin, taking place Friday, Aug 11 at 8 PM […]

Season 3 of Sight & Sound now on sale!

The Orchestra Now’s popular series Sight & Sound continues at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2017–18, and tickets are now on sale! At each event, conductor and music historian Leon Botstein explores the parallels between orchestral music and the visual arts. First, on-screen artworks are discussed alongside musical excerpts performed by The Orchestra Now. Then, a full […]