December 10, 2015

Borodin, Reinecke and Bizet

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Thursday Evening, December 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Norman Thomas Auditorium

111 East 33rd Street
NE Corner of Park Avenue

New York, NY 10016

Program includes:

Aleksandr Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

Carl Reinecke: Flute Concerto, Op. 283
Maron Anis Khoury, soloist

Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2

Conductor and Music Director: Kyunghun Kim

 

Soloist: Maron Anis Khoury

maron_khoury02222-year-old Arab/Israeli virtuoso flutist Maron Anis Khoury has recently been appointed to the second flute position with the Metropolitan Opera orchestra in New York City. Khoury started playing the flute at the age of 11; three years later, he was admitted to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia to study with renowned flutist Jeffrey Khaner, and graduated in 2009.

Khoury has performed under the direction of Maestro Daniel Barenboim, Otto Werner Mueller, Christoph Eschenbach, and Michael Stern. Prior to enrollment at Curtis, Khoury studied with Eyal Ein-Habar and Uri Shoham (Israel Philharmonic), Sara Andon (Idyllwild Arts Academy), and David Shostak (Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.)

Khoury is a recipient of several grants from the Curtis Institute of Music and the Charles M. Kanev Memorial Fellowship. In addition, he is a winner of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship and the Schoen Fellowship Grant in honor of Charlotte White.

 

 About the orchestra

THE DOCTORS ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK is celebrating its 78th Anniversary Season. It was founded in 1938 by physicians interested in performing symphonic music. In recent years it has added community musicians representing the diverse professions in the metropolitan area. The Doctors Orchestra performs four to six concerts annually, often donating its services for benefits. Depending on the music, the orchestra performs concerts with between 50 and 60 members. The orchestra has performed in New York’s major concert halls including Carnegie Hall, Town Hall and Avery Fisher Hall.
Our concerts are free for all the public to enjoy and the orchestra is able to keep the music playing by your generous donations.  Your donation will greatly contribute to further the development of our organization.   We are a non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 tax exempt status.

If you are interested in contributing, please contact us at:

DoctorsOrchestraNYC@gmail.com.

 

 

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