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The Gathering Place for Great Performances at the Gateway to Woodstock, New York; Uniting Country Living with Fulfilled Expectations of Great Quality Performances; Rooted in the Founding of Woodstock: The Town, The Festival and The Destination
The Non-Profit Iconic Site of American Theatre & Music History Established 1938 as One of the First Rural Extensions of Broadway
by Robert Elwyn, A 5th Generation Member of One of Woodstock's Oldest Families
Woodstock Symphony Orchestra:
'19th Century Masterworks'
April 28, 2019
3:00 p.m. Concert
Join the Woodstock Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Jonathan Handman on Sunday, April 28th at 3:00 p.m. as they present a program including:
Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Violin Concerto in D Major
Janet Sung, violin
Symphony No. 8
“19th Century Masterworks” is highlighted by three of the romantic period's most influential composers. The program includes music by Jacques Offenbach as well as Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 8. The program will also include a performance of perhaps the most famous concerto in all of classical music, Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto. This piece will be performed by world renowned soloist and Arlington High School's Visiting Artist in Residence, Janet Sung. For more information about Ms. Sung, please visit her website at www.janetsung.com
Maestro Jonathan Handman, Hudson Valley conductor and cellist, is a co-founder and Artistic Director of the Stringendo Orchestra School of the Hudson Valley and is an orchestra director at Arlington High School in Poughkeepsie, NY. At Stringendo, he directs two orchestras, Vivace and Mazurka, and at Arlington he is the conductor of two symphony orchestras and directs an extensive chamber music program. In each program, his orchestras have won the Grand Champion prize at the ASTA National Orchestra Festival. Mr. Handman was Oberlin Conservatory’s invited guest speaker, representing the decade of the 1990’s, celebrating its 100th year anniversary of Music Education. Jonathan’s studies include The Eastman School of Music (Trombone performance), The Oberlin Conservatory (B.A. in Music Education, Cello) and an M.A in orchestral conducting from SUNY Fredonia.
•$25 for Adults
•$20 for Senior Citizens
•$5 for Students
Each ticket will also include a convenience charge and all seating is general seating for this event; first come, first served.