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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Note: This festival took 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 […]
Third Season Will Present Five Concert Series: 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 JoAnn Falletta to Lead a Special Performance at Alice Tully Hall Conductors Feature Leon Botstein, Neeme Järvi, Gerard Schwarz, Jan Latham-Koenig, James […]
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 […]
Violin player Adina Tsai is featured in the latest edition of our video series TŌN Close-Ups. She talks about her earliest musical memories, her favorite parts of playing in The Orchestra Now, and the surprising way livestock have been involved in making violins.
The Orchestra Now is proud to announce it’s third season of concerts, featuring five concert series with novel programs offering wide-ranging repertoire. FISHER CENTER SERIES The Orchestra Now’s residency at Bard College’s Fisher Center resumes with another season of moving music, from Mussorgsky’s haunting Night on Bald Mountain to Beethoven’s joyous Ninth Symphony. CARNEGIE HALL […]