A Midsummer’s Enchanted EveningSt. John’s University, Great Lawn 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, NY
Enjoy an evening of enchanting arias and songs sung by Tenor Christopher Macchio and music performed by the Queens Symphony Orchestra led by Maestro Martin Majkut.
Happy Holidays! Music of the Season with the QSOLeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE TICKETS* Our Holiday Concert offers a plethora of beloved seasonal tunes. The Symphony will perform holiday favorites as well as popular winter fare, including excerpts from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, Humperdinck's Hänsel and Gretel, Anderson’s Sleigh Ride and other surprises. Soprano Christine Lyons joins us to perform Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate. Join us as we … Continue reading "Happy Holidays! Music of the Season with the QSO"
QSO Celebrates Black History MonthKupferberg Center for the Arts 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
Join the Queens Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate Black History Month and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Make Gentle the Life of this World by Raymond Horton features the speech by Senator Robert Kennedy on the night of Mr. King's assassination. This performance marks the New York … Continue reading "QSO Celebrates Black History Month"
The Romantic HeartFlushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Queens, NY
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"
Family Concert: Heroes’ AdventuresLeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY
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"
Masterworks Concert: Wrestling with DestinyLeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY
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"
Masterworks Concert: The Sun Takes ReignFlushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Queens, NY
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 With the QSO!Forest Hills Stadium 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills, NY
"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!"
Gershwin Got Rhythmlefrak concert hall 153-49 Reeves Ave, Flushing, NY
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"
Seuffert Band Shell at Forest ParkForest Park Myrtle Ave, Woodhaven, NY
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