The Doctors Orchestra community mourns one of our most wonderful, brightest, most cheerful and kind members this week. She loved playing music on all of her various string instruments with many many orchestras and chamber groups all over this city. We will all miss Lory beyond words and we wish peace and fond memories to her family and friends. Our next concert will be on Thursday, February 28th at 7:30 p.m. at 111 East 33rd Street New York NY. Please share with any of your friends who are in our audience! Please check back here and on the Facebook page for all announcements.

Our soloist for February 28th: 

Violinist Siwen Xu received her early violin training at the Beijing Conservatory in China. After graduating, she came to the United States to study at the New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. Her former teachers include Dame Ida Haendel, Rafael Druian and Felicia Moye.

Ms. Xu has been a featured soloist with the Miami Chamber orchestra, the Deerfield Beach orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Dominican Republic and the New York String Orchestra under Maestro Alexander Schneider. Her solo performances were held at such concert venues as the Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy center and the White House. Her name has appeared on newspapers and magazines including the Miami Herald, the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Strad magazine.

Ms. Xu is also a former member of the Houston Symphony. She currently serves as concertmaster for the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Orchestra and the North American Medical Orchestra.

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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 February 28 2019 (Norman Annenberg Memorial Concert): 

Symphony No. 8, Antonin Dvorak 

Fanfare pour précéder La Péri, Paul Dukas

Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64, Felix Mendelssohn

Thursday May 14 2019:

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