The Greenwich Village Orchestra

This season’s concerts

This will be the orchestra’s 28th season, and our 13th 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).

Earlier this season…

Sunday Oct 5 2014

Friends & Family

3pm in Washington Irving Auditorium

Beethoven Violin Concerto
Elgar Enigma Variations

Internationally acclaimed soloist Itamar Zorman returns to perform Beethoven’s elegant Violin Concerto. Elgar’s sumptuous musical portrait of his close circle of friends rounds out our season opener.

Sunday Nov 16 2014

Musical Mavericks

3pm in Washington Irving Auditorium

Griffes The White Peacock
Schumann Cello Concerto
Sibelius Symphony No. 1

Rising star Brook Speltz plays the Schumann Cello Concerto alongside works by Griffes and Sibelius—romantics with a modern sensibility.

Sunday Dec 7 2014

Annual Holiday Concert

3pm in Washington Irving Auditorium

Tubby the Tuba and a selection of seasonal classics

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without the GVO’s Annual Family Concert! This year, our own Ben Vokits and Helen Jean Arthur will take the spotlight in Tubby the Tuba. With good music, audience participation and our instrument petting zoo, there’ll be fun for the whole family.

Sunday Mar 1 2015

Momentous Mahler

3pm in Washington Irving Auditorium

Mahler Symphony No. 5

From the opening fanfare to the closing chords, through marches, dances and storms, Mahler’s Fifth Symphony will envelop you in an intense musical world filled with humanity, spirituality and emotion. Performed with passion by the GVO in the lush acoustics of Washington Irving Auditorium, this concert should not be missed!

Sunday Apr 12 2015

Totally Tchaikovsky

3pm in Washington Irving Auditorium

Tchaikovsky Festival Coronation March
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

An all Tchaikovsky program led by our favorite guest conductor from the Metropolitan Opera, Pierre Vallet, and featuring young virtuoso Siwoo Kim in the composer’s beloved Violin Concerto.

Sunday May 17 2015

Summer in the City

3pm in Washington Irving Auditorium

Rossini William Tell Overture
Berlioz Les nuits d’été
Last Night’s Symphonie” a music video with music from Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Gershwin An American in Paris

Summer kicks off with sensational mezzo soprano Naomi O’Connell singing Berlioz’s poignant song cycle Les nuits d’été, orchestral favorites by Gershwin and Rossini, and our first ever music video—watch as Symphonie Fantastique comes alive in New York City!

The Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for their generous support of this season: