This season’s concerts
We’re delighted announce the program for 2016–17, the orchestra’s 30th season! Please check back later for more details on our line-up of amazing soloists.
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).
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Nov 6, 2016 at 3pm
Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet (selections from Suites 1 & 2)
Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé Suite
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2
With the passionate balcony scene, the masked ball, and a dramatic duel, Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet Suites captures Shakespeare’s immortal tale of star-crossed lovers. Rachmaninoff’s lush Second Piano Concerto — one of his most popular works, full of beloved melodies — is just as romantic, featuring Imri Talgam, winner of the 11th International Piano Competition of Orléans. Prokofiev’s witty, brass-powered Lieutenant Kijé Suite rounds out the program.
Dec 4, 2016 at 3pm
Annual Family Concert
The GVO’s popular annual tradition continues, this year featuring children from the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music.
Feb 5, 2017 at 3pm
Love from the GVO
Sibelius Swan of Tuonela†
R. Strauss Don Juan
Ravel Daphnis & Chloé Suite No. 2
Are you a romantic or a rake? From the love story of Daphnis and Chloé to the escapades of Don Juan, Valentine’s Day comes early this year as the GVO shares its love of music with orchestral showpieces featuring two of our own musicians in the solo spotlight.
Mar 19, 2017 at 3pm
- Barbara Yahr, conductor
Beethoven Symphony No. 9
One of classical music’s most enduring and beloved masterpieces, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is a powerful statement of joy, love, and humanity. Experience this iconic work, the composer’s final symphonic utterance, with the GVO joined by the Seraphim Chorus (directed by Robert Long), and acclaimed soloists.
May 7, 2017 at 3pm
- Barbara Yahr, conductor
Our 30th anniversary season finale pays tribute to two other New York City music-loving institutions: Broadway and Tin Pan Alley. Featuring classics by Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, Lerner and Loewe, and more!
Earlier this season…
Sep 25, 2016 at 3pm
From the New World
– Slavonic Dance Op 46, No. 1
– Violin Concerto
– Symphony No. 9 From the New World
Join us as as we open our 30th anniversary season with music by our former neighbor, Dvořák. We start with a fond farewell to summer with a bucolic Slavonic Dance, welcome back violinist Adele Anthony and her “undeniably sweet tone” (The Dallas Morning News) for the lyrical, dramatic Violin Concerto, and finish with the ever-popular “New World” Symphony, performed as part of the New York Philharmonic’s The New World Initiative, a citywide celebration of the Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary centered around Dvořák’s symphony and its theme of “home”.
The Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for their generous support of this season:
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