The Chelsea Symphony to Open 'Flight Paths' Season with Tchaikovsky
Join The Chelsea Symphony's opening concert series of its 2016-17 season, "Flight Paths," on Friday, September 9, at 8:30 PM and Saturday, September 10, at 7:30 PM, at St. Paul's Church, 315 West 22nd Street.
Both concerts open with selections from Zhou Long's Chinese Folk Songs and close with the stunning Fourth Symphony by Tchaikovsky. Friday's concert features Rachel Seiden in her TCS solo debut performing the Strauss Concerto for Oboe and Saturday's concert welcomes back Erich Schoen-René on Elgar's elegiac Cello Concerto.
Tickets are available now on Eventbrite."Flight Paths" features music written by composers who have visited or immigrated to the United States of America. This season celebrates the diversity of musicians who have been inspired by, and made their mark on, this land we call home. For more information on the pieces on the September concert series and our 2016-17 theme, visit our website at chelseasymphony.org. Follow the link to Eventbrite for advanced purchase tickets for both concerts for $25 unassigned seats in premium reserved areas. General admission tickets are also available at the door for a suggested $20 donation.
TCS 2016-17 FLIGHT PATHS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 at 8:30 PM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 at 7:30 PM
Rachel Seiden, oboe
Erich Schoen-René, cello
Zhou Long: Selections from Chinese Folk Songs
Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D major, TrV 292 (Rachel Seiden, oboe; Friday 9/9 only)
Edward Elgar: Violoncello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 (Erich Schoen-René, cello; Saturday 9/10 only)
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36 Conductors: Reuben Blundell, Matthew Aubin Tickets available now at www.thechelseasymphony.eventbrite.com. $25 unassigned seats in a premium reserved area. General admission tickets also available at the door for a suggested donation of $20. Performances at St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, 315 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011.