Join us at our upcoming concert!
October 20, 2016
Dvorak, Stravinsky and Brahms
Thursday 10/20/16 at 7:30 PM
Norman Thomas High School Auditorium
111 East 33rd Street New York, NY 10016 (NE Corner of Park Avenue)
Antonin Dvorak: 2nd movement “From The New World” symphony as part of the NY Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary season’s Dvorak 9th Symphony city-wide festival
Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in E-flat Major, Op. 1
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83
Soloist: Joel Sachs
Music Director: Kyunghun Kim
JOEL SACHS is co-director of Continuum, has conducted at major festivals throughout the world, has been music director for experimental operas, and performs extensively as a pianist. At Juilliard he conducts the New Juilliard Ensemble, a chamber orchestra for new music, and directs the annual “Focus!” festival of new music. He is also Artistic Director of Juilliard’s concerts at the Museum of Modern Art’s “Summergarden” festival. Other appearances include orchestra concerts in China, El Salvador, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, and Ukraine, and residencies in Brazil. He can be heard on all Continuum CDs. He also recorded intercultural music of the Americas with Mexico City’s La Camerata de las Americas, and Icelandic music with the Reykjavik chamber orchestra Caput. He received Columbia University’s Alice M. Ditson Award to a conductor for service to American music. A Harvard graduate, he received the Ph.D. at Columbia. His biography of American composer Henry Cowell was published by Oxford University Press.
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