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The Symphony of Westchester

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The Symphony of Westchester!


We are professional orchestra of more than 60 musicians, performing four separate classical music concerts throughout the year, November, December, February and May, at Iona College in New Rochelle, Westchester, New York.

We are known for our first rate and inspiring classical symphonic music concerts, world class soloists, exemplary outreach programs and the premiering of meaningful new works.

2022 - 2023 is our 25th season at Iona College.

Arts Westchester

The Symphony of Westchester, Inc., programs are made possible, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government.

Prices for our classical music concerts range from $55 for general admission to $15 for students.

Information on our classical music concerts may be found by clicking programs.

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We are pleased to announce our 2022 - 2023 concert series at Iona College

                                                      At our concert series, vaccinations are not required and both social distancing and masking is optional.

Click here for Eighth Annual Young Artist Concerto

Competition registration form.



2022-2023 Concert Series

Saturday, November 12th, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

All Mozart Program


Alon Goldstein

Overture: La Finta Semplice, K. 51 (46a)

Piano Concerto no. 18, K. 456 in Bb Major (Paradis)

Symphony no. 40, K. 550, in G minor

 

Sunday, December 11th, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, December 10th,2022 at 3 p.m. )

  All Baroque Program



 Alexander Abayev

J.S. Bach: Air from Suite no. 3 BWV 1068 in D Major

Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso, op. 6 no. 8

Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons



Sunday, February 12th, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, February 11th, 2023 at 3 p.m. )

Young Artists Showcase:  Six winners of our annual concerto competition will each play

 a movement of a Baroque or early classical concerto



J.S. Bach
Wolfgang Mozart

Saturday May 6th,2023 at 8:00 p.m.

All American Composer Program



Sharla Nafziger

Samuel Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915

    Sharla Nafziger, soprano soloist

Aaron Copland:  Clarinet Concerto

    Alec Manasse, soloist

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring ( chamber version )



ARTIST COMMUNITY

This series is made possible in part by the Iona College Council on the Arts through the generosity of JoAnn Murphy and Joseph M. Murphy and the Baron Lambert Fund. The Symphony of Westchester is proud to be a grantee of ArtsWestchester with funding made possible by Westchester’s County Government with the support of County Executive George Latimer. Additionally, this concert is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature. 









CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO HEAR SOUND CLIPS:
• Beethoven Symphony no. 1, op. 21 in C Major - Mov't - recorded Nov., 7th, 2015 at Iona College, 1st Movt
• Beethoven Symphony no. 1, op. 21 in C Major - Mov't I  - recorded Nov. 7th, 2015 at Iona College, Mov't 4th
• Beethoven Symphony no. 5, C minor, mov't II - Andante con moto, and
mov't IV - Allegro, recorded live, Nov. 9th, 2013 at Iona College, New Rochelle, Barry Charles Hoffman, conductor.
Excerpt from 4th Mov't, Mendelssohn's Symphony no.4, op. 90 in A major, live recording at Iona College, May 5th, 2012
Brahms: Hungarian Dance no. 6
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto