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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.

2021 - 2022 is our 24th season at Iona College.

Arts Westchester

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

The 2021 -2022 concert series of the Symphony of Westchester is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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.

Come join our adventure!















































We are pleased to announce our 2021 - 2022 concert series at Iona College

                     At our live concert series, we will be following social distancing guidelines and everyone in the audience is required to be masked regardless of vaccine status.

                                       All Concert Attendees must show proof of vaccination status







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

  All Baroque Concert



Catherine Yang

George Frideric Handel

        Entrance of the Queen of Sheba

        Water Music Suite no. 1, F Major

J. S. Bach

         Suite no. 1, BWV 1066 in C Major

         Violin Concerto no. 1, in A minor BWV 1041

Additionally, we are showing a high quality video recording of this same concert, recorded on December 12th and then shown on the site Groupmuse, on Saturday, December 19th at 3:00 pm.
In order to be an audience member for the December 19
th broadcast concert, click on this LINK (highly recommended you do the registartion before the day of the concert).



Sunday, February 13th at 3:00 p.m. ( snow date is Saturday, February 12th at 3 p.m. )

Young Artists Showcase:  Seventh Annual Concerto Competition winners.

 All three winners of the competition will be posted by the third week of December.




J.S. Bach
  
Wolfgang Mozart

 

Saturday May 7th at 8:00 p.m.

All Romantic Program



Yoo Jing Jang

Rossini - Semiramide Overture

Bruch - Violin Concerto, no. 1, op. 26 in G minor

Yoo Jing Jang, violinist

Elgar - Enigma Variations, op. 36





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