The 2nd annual “Set the TŌN” Benefit

Note: This event took place in November 2017.

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

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.

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EXPLORE THE SERIES
>TŌN at the Fisher Center
>TŌN at Carnegie Hall
>Sight & Sound at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
>TŌN at Rose Theater
>TŌN at Alice Tully Hall

Photo by Matt Dine.

TŌN Kicks Off the Bard Music Festival Aug 11

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 at Bard College’s Fisher Center.

TŌN will also be performing in two other BMF concerts: Vitruosity! on Aug 13; and the festival closer, Shared Passions, Different Paths, on Aug 20. Members of The Orchestra Now will also perform in smaller ensembles in concerts on Aug 12, 13, and 19. To see a full schedule for the 2017 Bard Music Festival, click here.

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 performance and audience Q&A.

Season 3 includes Schoenberg‘s Erwartung (“Expectation“) with the artwork of MunchShostakovich‘s Suite on Verses of Michelangelo with the artwork of Michelangelo, and Debussy‘s Nocturnes with the artwork of the French Impressionists. The 3-concert series starts at just $75 and single tickets start at $30.

>Click here to browse the concerts and purchase tickets

Photo by David DeNee

Announcing Season 3

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 SERIES
Showcasing underperformed repertoire, this year’s series shines a light on symphonies, with conductor Leon Botstein leading four symphonic works by Herrmann, Korngold, Lajtha, and Saygun, in addition to Bartók‘s imaginative and colorful Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion, and Orchestra.

SIGHT & SOUND AT THE MET MUSEUM
Sight & Sound, one of TŌN’s most popular series, returns to The Met Museum where the orchestra, with 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, followed by a full performance and audience Q&A.

LINCOLN CENTER SERIES
TŌN returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater for two concerts with music ranging from Rubinstein to Berlioz.

AROUND TOWN – FREE CONCERTS
TŌN continues this series of free concerts at multiple venues in New York City and beyond, providing families with an opportunity to attend their first orchestral performance and expose a new generation to classical music.

SPECIAL EVENT: FALLETTA CONDUCTS THE PLANETS
JoAnn Falletta, music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, returns to TŌN as a guest conductor for the third consecutive year, leading the orchestra in Holst‘s masterpiece The Planets.

>>Explore all Season 3 concerts

Photo by Jito Lee

Announcing Season 3 at the Fisher Center

The Orchestra Now’s residency at the Fisher Center at Bard College continues in 2017–18 with a third season of stirring music, from Mussorgsky’s haunting Night on Bald Mountain to Beethoven’s joyous Ninth Symphony and Stravinsky’s revolutionary Rite of Spring. Soloists include the winner of TŌN’s 2017 concerto competition, and winners of Bard College Conservatory’s 2016 concerto competition.

>Click here to browse the concerts

Full-season subscriptions are now on sale. Packages of 3 or 4 Fisher Center concerts go on sale in mid-May. Single tickets go on sale in early August.

Photo by Matt Dine

Make Our Garden Grow

Note: These events occurred in February 2017.

The musicians of TŌN are proud to present two weekends of FREE chamber music concerts Feb 10-11 & 19 in Rhinebeck, Hudson, Kingston, Tivoli, and more, all inspired by Voltaire’s Candide. It all culminates in their performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide on Feb 25/26.

>Chamber Music Festival Details

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Milad Daniari believes #MusicMatters

As we celebrate the holidays and look to a new year, it is a time when many of us make our year-end gifts to the programs and causes that make a difference in our lives.

We at The Orchestra Now hope you will include us in your year-end giving, helping to ensure that these talented musicians—like Milad—have access to the best educational and performance opportunities, and that families and communities across New York City and the Hudson Valley can continue to enjoy TŌN’s vibrant programming.

In this season of giving, please help TŌN share the love of great concert music. Make a gift to The Orchestra Now today!

Spread the word that #MusicMatters on social media by tagging @TheOrchNow and telling us why you support TŌN!

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P.S. Make a gift to The TŌN Fund before December 31 to receive a full tax deduction for this calendar year. Thank you for being our partner in this work!

Cathryn Gaylord believes #MusicMatters

With a gift to The TŌN fund, you support students like Cathryn, who present free concerts and music education programs in libraries, schools, and community centers in the Hudson Valley and New York City.

Your support will also keep TŌN on the stages of Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater, and Bard College’s Fisher Center, and keep Around Town concerts free for family audiences across the boroughs of New York City.

In this season of giving, please help Cathryn and TŌN share the love of great concert music. Make a gift to The Orchestra Now today!

Spread the word that #MusicMatters on social media by tagging @TheOrchNow to tell us why you support TŌN!

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