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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)

Program includes:

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

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.

 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, you may contact us at the email address below, or we would be very pleased to accept your donation at our next concert!