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Doctors Orchestra 2018-2019 season is in full swing!

Please note new rehearsal time is back to 7:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. at 111 East 33rd Street 2nd floor auditorium

Concert dates and programs:

Thursday October 18 2018:

Georges Bizet, Jeux d’enfant Suite, W. A. Mozart, Flute Concerto No.1 in G major K.313 (soloist Jessica Taskov); Cesar Franck, Symphony in D minor

Jessica Taskov (flute)

Recently described as “exquisite” by the South Florida Classical Review, Flutist and native New Yorker, Jessica Aura Taskov is an active orchestral player and chamber musician. 2018 engagements include performances with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Principal Flute with DCINY (Distinguished Concerts International), Principal Flute of the New England Symphonic Ensemble, Reading Symphony in PA, New York Concert Artists, and a broadway tour of “An American in Paris” among others. She has been a soloist with the New Jersey Philharmonic, Ensemble 212, the Purchase Camerata, and was a first prize winner of the 2013 Alexander and Buono International Flute Competition. Other orchestral experience includes performances with the Florida Grand Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Seraphic Fire, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Munchner Symphoniker, and others.  Summer festivals include Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival, Glimmerglass Festival, Classical Bridge Festival Orchestra under Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Interlochen, and Orford. Most recent recording was “Lines of Color” recorded live at the Jazz Standard in NYC and released on Blue Note records in 2015 and was nominated for a Grammy.

Thursday December 20 2018:

Wagner Tannhauser Overture, Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Shostakovich Symphony No. 1 in F minor

Thursday February 28 2019 (Norman Annenberg Memorial Concert):

Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, M. Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Gliere Bronze Horseman Suite

Thursday May 14 2019:

F. Delius In a Summer Garden, Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Rimsky Korsakov Scheherazade