Entries by Brian Heck

Musicians write about what it’s like playing in TŌN

TŌN musicians Zachary Boeding and Thomas J Wible have written an article for the blog Musicovation discussing their first four months playing in The Orchestra Now and describing the program from the musician’s point of view. “If we keep to tradition, we’ll have nothing but that. If we keep to tradition, we’re only silencing ourselves in […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW (TŌN) MAKES CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT WITH NEW CONCERT SERIES ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 AT 7:30 PM

Beethoven’s “Likes” Program Features the U.S. Premiere of Reicha’s Symphony No. 3 and the N.Y. Premiere of Ries’ Piano Concerto No. 8 Annandale-on-the-Hudson, NY, January 6, 2016 — After launching three new concert series and offering nine performances in Fall 2015 for its inaugural season, The Orchestra Now will make its anticipated Carnegie Hall debut […]

New Concerts Added Feb 28 & Apr 9–10

Note: These concerts took place in February and April, 2016. We’ve just added two new concerts to the Spring 2016 season! Gerard Schwarz will conduct the orchestra in a FREE concert at The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Sun, Feb 28 at 3 PM. Then on April 9 & 10, TŌN will be joined by soloists […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW (TŌN) GIVES A FREE CONCERT IN MANHATTAN AT THE GREAT HALL AT COOPER UNION, AS PART OF ITS AROUND TOWN SERIES FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18 AT 7 PM

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, December 3, 2015  —  The Orchestra Now, the innovative new master’s degree program and graduate training orchestra founded by Bard College in 2015, will give a FREE concert of music both known and unfamiliar in Manhattan’s East Village at the Great Hall at Cooper Union on Friday, December 18 at 7 PM. […]

Free Chamber Music Concerts Added Dec 11 & 13

Note: These concerts took place in December, 2015 Select TŌN musicians will perform in free chamber concerts at Bard College on Fri, Dec 11 at 7:30 PM and Sun, Dec 13 at 3:30 PM. Friday’s concert will take place at the Chapel of the Holy Innocents and will include works by Bartók, Poulenc, Penderecki, and others. […]

THE ORCHESTRA NOW LAUNCHES SIGHT & SOUND, A NEW 3-CONCERT SERIES AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015

Annandale-on-the-Hudson, New York, November 10, 2015 – The Orchestra Now (TŌN) will debut at The Metropolitan Museum of Art with a new performance series titled Sight & Sound on Sunday, December 6 at 2 pm. The three-concert series will pair orchestral works with masterpieces from the Met’s collection, exploring the places where musical and visual […]

TŌN Bassoonist Writes Article About “Finding a Voice”

TŌN bassoonist Wade Coufal has written an article titled “Finding a Voice” for Overtones, the magazine of the Curtis Institute of Music. In it, he describes his year making music with young patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Click here to read the full article. Photo by Jito Lee

THE ORCHESTRA NOW (TŌN) MAKES ITS NEW YORK CITY DEBUT AT LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN THE BRONX SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2015

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, October 27, 2015  —  The Orchestra Now, the innovative new master’s degree program and graduate training orchestra founded by Bard College in 2015, will make its New York City debut at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts at Lehman College, in the Bronx on Sunday, November 22 at 3 pm. Brazilian-born conductor […]