Wagner wrote the piece for his wife’s birthday. Cosima woke up in the morning to the sounds of this music being played under her bedroom window. The ultimate romantic gift! With Mendelssohn, we will visit the Romantic era before Romanticism got dense with mystical and philosophical connotations. The early Romantic music was more like a … Continue reading "The Romantic Heart"
Three heroes, three different journeys. Candide is travelling the world, learning bitter lessons about life through the series of increasingly bizarre adventures until he starts seeing the world as it truly is. Leonore, disguised as a man, undertakes a perilous journey to save her husband from an impending death. For good measure, she helps to … Continue reading "Family Concert: Heroes’ Adventures"
Sometimes you fight against the odds and change the story of your life. Other times, fate cannot be escaped. Contemplating the unforeseen forces of the universe, three composers on the program offer their unique answers. Each work starts with a powerful “fate” motive that governs the narrative, shaping and bending the music to its will. … Continue reading "Masterworks Concert: Wrestling with Destiny"
The QSO will send you off to your summer adventures with the program celebrating all that is good about the season. We will visit, through music, a historic estate in Washington, D.C., as well as a sunlit French countryside. The cheerful concerto for oboe – the perfect pastoral instrument – will prepare us for the … Continue reading "Masterworks Concert: The Sun Takes Reign"
"Weird Al" Yankovic brings his "Strings Attached" tour to Forest Hills Stadium with the Queens Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, July 20, 2019! Weird Al will be playing the hits and classics for a high-energy, rock and comedy show featuring costumes, props, a video wall, and - for the first time - an entire symphony orchestra. … Continue reading "“Weird Al” Yankovic With the QSO!"
We invite you to celebrate the music of George Gershwin! Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F featuring Micah McLaurin, piano Spivack: Double Concertino for Timpani and Percussion, “When Professor Rhianini met Lorenzo Spuccini” Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture MARTIN MAJKUT, CONDUCTOR The concert is free to the public. Reservations are recommended Those with reservation will … Continue reading "Gershwin Got Rhythm"
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Join conductor Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of expressive and unusual works featuring violinist Melissa White Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture Saint-Georges: Symphony No. 1 Price: Violin Concerto No. 1 Melissa White, Violin TICKETS FREE WITH ONLINE RSVP - Click on the website below to reserve.
Join Maestro Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony in an unusual chamber concert featuring the following works: Dvořák: Serenade Mozart: Gran partita Admission is Free with Online RSVP PLEASE CLICK ON THE WEBSITE BELOW TO RESERVE
Join Maestro Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony Orchestra as together with our audience we explore and experience "THE MYSTERY OF MUSIC" Join Maestro Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony Orchestra for “The Mystery of Music”, a highly interactive concert for young people and their families that explores the fundamental elements of the orchestra through Lemony Snicket’s “The Composer … Continue reading "THE MYSTERY OF MUSIC – A CONCERT FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES!"