orchestra http://wamc.org en Albany Symphony's Trip to Carnegie Hall http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphonys-trip-carnegie-hall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.albanysymphony.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">Albany Symphony Orchestra</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> returns to Carnegie Hall on May </span>7th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But, they will be giving a sneak preview tomorrow night at the Palace </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Albany. Their Carnegie Hall Preview is an all-American program celebrating the infusion of jazz in orchestral music – featuring </span>Gershwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Gould and </span>Harbison<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – with Kevin Cole on piano.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Lets face it, the ASO is one of the finest orchestras in the country led by one of the nation’s finest conductors – Maestro David Alan Miller.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 63219 at http://wamc.org Albany Symphony's Trip to Carnegie Hall Woodstock Chamber Orchestra http://wamc.org/post/woodstock-chamber-orchestra <p>The Woodstock Chamber Orchestra’s 34th season is underway and they have performances this coming Friday and Sunday. This weekend’s concert will include works by Schickele, Bruch, Vaughan Williams, and Mendelssohn.</p><p>We are joined by Nathan Madsen, the new Music Director of the <a href="http://www.wco-online.com/">Woodstock Chamber Orchestra</a> and Greg Dinger, president of the WCO's board.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 53768 at http://wamc.org Woodstock Chamber Orchestra Albany Symphony 2012-13 Opening Night featuring Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony http://wamc.org/post/albany-symphony-2012-13-opening-night-featuring-tchaikovskys-fifth-symphony <p>The <a href="http://www.albanysymphony.com">Albany Symphony Orchestra</a> is kicking off their 2012-2013 season this weekend. You can't look much further than the names of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky for great music! They have stuffed two incredible blockbusters into one amazing concert that will move you with some of the most tender, most compassionate, and most achingly beautiful music ever written. The program will feature pianist Valentina Lisitsa - a Rachmaninoff specialist.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 48418 at http://wamc.org Empire State Youth Orchestra http://wamc.org/post/empire-state-youth-orchestra-1 <p>Earlier this summer, <a href="http://www.esyo.org">The Empire State Youth Orchestra</a> traveled to China and South Korea. By the time the trip was over, the musicians had performed seven times in outstanding concert halls in Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Yeosu. They also played for U.S. service people and their families on the Army Base in Seoul. We spoke with Conductor Helen Cha-Pyo before the tour and she&rsquo;s back now to with two student musicians to tell us how it went. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 13:47:40 +0000 Joe Donahue 45046 at http://wamc.org