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February 2018

Go Baroque

February 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard
Queens, NY 11354 United States
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March 2018

Destination: Italy!

March 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard
Queens, NY 11354 United States
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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.

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April 2018

Fancy Free & Enigmatic

April 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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“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...

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June 2018

1,001 Nights

June 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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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 Away lands, there is hardly a better vessel than the orchestra. Symphonic music is peerlessly evocative. Just consider this description from our featured composition: the ship…

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March 2019

The Romantic Heart

March 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard
Queens, NY 11354 United States
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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 Classical music sprinkled with the pixie dust. Beethoven was the man who crossed the bridge from Classical to Romantic era. Although Symphony No. 4 contains…

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May 2019

Masterworks Concert: Wrestling with Destiny

May 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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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. Works include : Verdi: Overture to La Forza Del Destino; Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, S.124, featuring Jeffrey Biegel, piano; and Tchaikovsky's Symphony…

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June 2019

Masterworks Concert: The Sun Takes Reign

June 15, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard
Queens, NY 11354 United States
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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 final symphony written by Mozart. Nicknamed “Jupiter” after the Roman god of sky and thunder, this king of all classical symphonies is worthy of its…

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