Chamber Orchestra of NY Returns to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director and Conductor, will be in concert on Thursday, March 9 at 7:30 pm, performing Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Dvorak's Serenade, Bach, and Vivaldi's Seasons with Oliveira International Violin Competition-winning violinist Sirena Huang, the second concert of their 2016-2017 Masterworks series at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan.

CONY's event features violinist Sirena Huang in Autumn and Spring from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. Music Director Salvatore Di Vittorio leads a program that also includes Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 and Dvorak's Serenade for Strings.

American violinist Sirena Huang recently won First Prize at the inaugural Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition. She is a recent graduate of the Juilliard School, where she studied with Itzhak Perlman and Sylvia Rosenberg. Sirena is also a major prize winner at the Singapore and Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competitions and the Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians. To date she has been featured as a soloist with over forty orchestras - including the New York Philharmonic, Shanghai Symphony, Singapore Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Staatskapelle Weimar in Germany and Russian Symphony Orchestra. Visit her at https://theviolinchannel.com/vc-young-artist-sirena-huang-violin/.

Single tickets are General Admission: $45 (Orchestra); $40 (Balcony), Senior/Student: $35. Senior/Student Tickets only available at box office. Students must show ID. Tickets available at CarnegieCharge - 212-247-7800 or http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/3/9/0730/PM/Chamber-Orchestra-of-New-York/. More about this concert at https://chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/winter/.

Season subscription information is available at https://chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/concert-season/. All Chamber Orchestra of New York Carnegie Hall concerts are ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/TripPlanner.aspx.

Chamber Orchestra of New York was founded in honor of Ottorino Respighi - the preeminent early twentieth century Italian composer whose compositions bridge the classical and modern traditions. The orchestra's programming presents great works of the 20th and 21st centuries, including film scores and rarely performed gems, alongside ancient music. They have recorded four CDs for the Naxos label. The orchestra also serves as the premier ensemble in the United States devoted to the Italian repertoire. For more about them, visit http://www.chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/.

Born in Palermo, Italy, composer and conductor Salvatore Di Vittorio has been hailed "a lyrical musical spirit, respectful of the ancient Italian tradition, following in the footsteps of Ottorino Respighi" - Luigi Verdi, Philharmonic Academy of Bologna. He was first noticed when Italian chamber orchestras programmed his works alongside Respighi, and later gained considerable attention with his completion of the first Violin Concerto (in A) and other works of Respighi - a commission from the great nieces and archive curator. With La Villa d'Este a Tivoli in 2016, Di Vittorio reached a significant milestone when he became the first composer to dedicate a work to The Morgan Library & Museum, and the first Italian composer during his lifetime to be invited to donate an autograph manuscript to the museum's world-renowned music archive. Much more about him at http://www.chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/music_director.html.



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