Vaughan Williams, Martinu, Susie Park...
...and more!

March 26, 2011

Dear Friends,

Don't forget to come and celebrate the arrival of the new season. Our concert on Saturday, March 26 is packed with glorious music that will warm your soul and drive away all thoughts of our long cold winter.

See you then,
David Leibowitz, Music Director  

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March 26, 2011 - Music for a Great City!

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Written at the height of his creative powers, the glorious Symphony No. 2 ("A London Symphony") by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams is timeless in its beauty. By turns lyrical, mystical, nostalgic, and boldly energetic, this magnificent work, inspired by the sights and sounds of London, is one of the composer's first great masterpieces.

The exciting Violin Concerto No. 2 by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu is almost symphonic in scale and is a profound and exhilarating work. Taking on the virtuosic challenge of the solo part, award-winning violinist Susie Park makes her triumphant return to the NYRO stage!
Susie Park, violinist
Susie Park, violinist

To kick off the program, we have a favorite for listeners of all ages, Engelbert Humperdinck's overture to Hansel and Gretel
  • Date: Saturday, March 26, 2011
  • Time: 8:00 pm
  • Place: Church of St. Mary the Virgin (145 West 46th Street)
  • Admission: FREE
Here's the full program:
  • Humperdinck: "Hansel and Gretel" Overture 
  • Martinu: Violin Concerto No. 2 - Susie Park, violin
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2 ("A London Symphony") 
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