Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra

The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra is composed of outstanding musicians from all over the world pursuing advanced studies in the graduate school of the Department of Music with renowned performance faculty.

Tickets for all performances are $20 for adults, $10 for students with ID and $10 for seniors 65 and older.  Tickets may be purchased from the Staller Center box office Monday through Saturday, 12pm and 6pm.  Informative, free lectures by Michael Hershkowitz precede the concerts (7:00 PM, Recital Hall).

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Performance Schedule

Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8 pm

Program: Elgar, Violin Concerto. Featuring Brian Bak, winner of the Concerto Competition; Sibelius, Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22. Conducted by Andrew Grams. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.

Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8 pm

Hear the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra perform three virtuoso works of the 20th and 21st centuries. The Pulitzer Prize-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth joins the orchestra for Berio’s landmark Sinfonia(1968), originally performed by the Swingle Singers with the New York Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein. Rachel Schutz performs Ligeti’s madcap MysteriesoftheMacabre(1992), and visiting composer Ken Ueno, overtone singer, performs Ona Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Most Specific Hypothesis (2008). Conducted by Eduardo Leandro. Free pre-concert lecture at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.

Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, December 3, 2016, 8 pm

Program: Golijov, Last Round; Mozart, Bassoon Concerto; Stravinsky, Pulcinella; Tower, Chamber Dance. Featuring Remy Taghavi, bassoon soloist, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition. Orpheus-style concert (performed without a conductor). Jennifer Frautschi and Alan Kay, faculty advisors. Free pre-concert lecture with
Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.

Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 8 pm

Program: Barber, Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance; Ibert, Flute Concerto; Sibelius, Symphony No. 2 in D major. Featuring Rosa Jang, flute soloist, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition. Conducted by Jeffrey Milarsky. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.

Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8 pm

Program: Brahms, Academic Festival Overture; Bruch, Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra; Schumann, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major (“Rhenish”). Featuring Brendan Shea, violin soloist, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition. Conducted by Glen Cortese. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.

Tickets: $20/$10 • MS

 


 

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