Entries by Brian Heck

Meet the Musicians of TŌN

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. 

TŌN Debuts on WWFM

Starting September 28, 2018, TŌN debuts on WWFM – The Classical Network. Live stream online or listen in NJ and eastern PA on 89.1 FM or 91.1 FM. To see the schedule of future TŌN appearances on WWFM, visit the Watch & Listen page on this website and click on “Radio Schedule.” >MORE INFO ON […]

New Video Series: 60-Second Thumbnails

We are proud to debut our newest video series, 60-Second Thumbnails. In each video, TŌN oboist Kelly Mozeik gives you a quick rundown of all the essential information you might want to know before hearing a piece performed in concert. Watch for new videos in this series before each TŌN concert at Bard’s Fisher Center, […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW BEGINS 2018 FALL SEASON IN NYC WITH TWO CONCERTS AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Performances Continue at Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Three Programs at the Fisher Center at Bard College, and Three Free Concerts in Manhattan and Beyond U.S. Premiere of Tan Dun’s Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water Guest Artists to Include Conductor Tan Dun, Pianist Orion Weiss, Cellist Jing Zhao, Tenor Eric Carey, and Baritone […]

Announcing Season Four: 2018–19 Concerts

The Orchestra Now is thrilled to announce our fourth season of concerts, which includes five concert series: at Carnegie Hall, Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Fisher Center at Bard College, and free concerts in New York City and Hudson, NY. Guest artists include […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW (TŌN) ANNOUNCES 2018–19 PERFORMANCE SEASON SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 – MAY 19, 2019

TŌN’s Fourth Season to Present Five Concert Series at Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Fisher Center at Bard College, and Free Concerts in New York City and Beyond Guest Artists to Include Conductors Tan Dun and Fabio Luisi; Violinist Vadim Repin; Pianists Orion Weiss and Alessandro Taverna; Soprano […]

Season Four of Sight & Sound is now on sale!

Tickets are now available for the 2018–19 season of The Orchestra Now’s popular series Sight & Sound at The Metropolitan Museum of Art! At each event, conductor and music historian Leon Botstein explores the parallels between orchestral music and the visual arts. First, A discussion is accompanied by musical excerpts performed by The Orchestra Now and […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW SPRING SEASON PRESENTS FIVE NEW YORK CITY CONCERTS MARCH 16 – MAY 20, 2018

Appearances Include Guest Pianists Peter Serkin and Anna Polonsky at Carnegie Hall, Performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Two Free Concerts at the Great Hall at Cooper Union and City College Center for the Arts Plus an All-Stravinsky Program at the Fisher Center at Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, […]

TŌN’s Elias Rodriguez on Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 1

Elias Rodriguez, winner of The Orchestra Now’s 2017 Concerto Competition, performed Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 1 with the orchestra on February 17 and 18, 2018. Below are his thoughts on this piece.  There is no doubt that the clarinet was Carl Maria von Weber’s favorite wind instrument. Weber’s contributions to clarinet literature are significant and […]