Destination: Italy!Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Queens, NY
The Queens Symphony Orchestra presents the second in its series of Masterworks Concerts titled "Destination Italy" conducted by the company’s Music Director Martin Majkut on Friday evening, March 23, 2018 at 7:30 PM at Flushing Town Hall.
Fancy Free & EnigmaticLeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY
“Fancy Free and Enigmatic” opens with the salute to Leonard Bernstein, for his 100th birthday year with Three Dances from his first major Broadway hit, Fancy Free...
1,001 NightsLeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY
A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS - Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the classical music’s most famous foray into the world of exoticism. His Scheherazade is clad in luxurious orchestral colors. – the fairy tales of the One Thousand and One Nights have never been told with more vibrancy! When you want to take a fantastic journey into the Far Far … Continue reading "1,001 Nights"
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"
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"