Sunday, November 19, 2023 @ 3:00pm – 5:30pm (EST)
High School of Fashion Industries, New York, NY, United States
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$30 ($20 student/senior); pay-as-you-can available at the door

]The GVO presents American Vistas, inspired by visions of America and American music. The program, conducted by Music Director Barbara Yahr, includes the New York premiere of "Address for the 50th Anniversary of the Selma March – Eulogy for Reverent Clementa C. Pinckney" from Paul Frucht's A More Perfect Union, a song cycle for baritone and orchestra based on the speeches of President Obama, featuring Metropolitan Opera Young Artist baritone Daniel Rich. The program opens with Missy Mazzoli's These Worlds in Us (2006), dedicated to her father, who fought in the Vietnam war, followed by Barber's Adagio for Strings, and concludes with Dvorak's Symphony No 9, "From the New World."

About Greenwich Village Orchestra

The Greenwich Village Orchestra is committed to making music at the highest possible level and enriching the lives of both players and audience through emotionally charged, exhilarating performances. The GVO was founded in 1986 by a group of musicians from the New York Metropolitan area. The 70-member community orchestra is made up of accountants, actors, artists, attorneys, carpenters, editors, physicians, professors, photographers, computer programmers, retirees, scientists, students, and teachers, among others. The GVO regularly performs with internationally acclaimed soloists. In recent years, the orchestra has performed alongside soloists such as violinists Andrés Cárdenes, Itamar Zorman, and Hye-Jin Kim; cellists Edward Arron, Raman Ramakrishnan, David Heiss, and Brook Speltz; soprano Christine Goerke; mezzo-sopranos Jennifer Johnson Cano and Naomi O’Connell; baritone Jesse Blumberg; trumpet soloist Brandon Ridenour; and more.

High School of Fashion Industries

225 W 24th St
New York, NY 10011
United States