This season’s concerts
This will be the orchestra’s 29th season, and our 14th with Music Director Barbara Yahr. As always, we’ll continue to offer everything you’ve come to expect from the Greenwich Village Orchestra: total commitment to performance, world class soloists, low ticket prices, and continued commitment to our local, downtown community.
All GVO concerts are general admission for a suggested donation of $20 for adults, $10 for seniors and children. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the concert or online using the “Buy Tickets” buttons below (please remember to bring a print out of your receipt to the concert).
May 22, 2016 at 3pm
Gershwin Cuban Overture*
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis
Mozart Flute Concerto No. 2 (transcribed for trumpet)
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Hindemith transforms a simple theme by Carl Maria von Weber into a symphonic masterpiece and virtuoso trumpet soloist Brandon Ridenour transforms Mozart’s effervescent flute concerto into a fantastic show piece in the GVO’s season finale.
Earlier this season…
Oct 4, 2015 at 3pm
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Elgar Cello Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No. 7
The GVO kicks off the season with the boisterous Academic Festival Overture by Brahms along with Beethoven’s exhilarating Symphony No. 7. We are delighted to welcome back Edward Arron to play Elgar’s uniquely lyric Cello Concerto.
Nov 22, 2015 at 3pm
Verdi Forza del Destino Overture
Mahler Songs of the Wayfarer
Strauss Death and Transfiguration
Baritone Jesse Blumberg sings Mahler’s poignant orchestral songs in a program featuring works by three great composers whose musical journeys explore the transience of life and love.
Dec 13, 2015 at 3pm
Annual Family Concert
The holidays wouldn’t be complete without the GVO’s Annual Family Concert! We welcome children and families to an interactive program featuring the talented youngsters of the Actionplay chorus along with masterpieces by Bizet, Beethoven, and Strauss.
Feb 7, 2016 at 3pm
Sibelius Symphony No. 7
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
The GVO celebrates the 150th anniversary of Sibelius’s birth with two seminal works, his Symphony No. 7 and the beloved Finlandia, paired with Grieg’s iconic romantic piano concerto, performed by rising star Ko-Eun Yi.
Apr 10, 2016 at 2:30pm
Mozart Adagio and Rondo
Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 5 “The Reformation”
Internationally acclaimed violinist and conductor Andrés Cárdenes brings his multi-faceted talent to works by Mozart and Bruch, then the GVO will take center stage in a performance of Mendelssohn’s stirring “Reformation” Symphony.
The Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for their generous support of this season:
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