Current Season

Upcoming Performances

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music From the Studio Ghibli Films

July 11, 12 & 13

Madison Square Garden

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki will take place July 11, 12 & 13. We are thrilled to be making our third appearance…

Bard Music Festival: Berlioz and His World

August 2024

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

The 34th Bard Music Festival: Berlioz and His World Weekend 1 • August 9–11, 2024 Weekend 2 • August 15–18, 2024

Beyond the Hall

Sept 6

Bryant Park

The ASO presents a free concert as part of the Picnic Performance series at Bryant Park with a program of music sourced from dance salons, opera houses, cabaret, and the silver screen. For our…

Past Performances

Henri VIII at Bard SummerScape

Opens July 21

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Henri VIII is French grand opera at its most magnificent. In this love triangle for the ages, an infamous Tudor king is determined to divorce Catherine of Aragon in favor of…

Bard Music Festival — Program 9

Aug 12

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Program Nine marks the American Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the festival, presenting two of his late symphonies alongside other key orchestral works of the period. While drawing on his…

Bard Music Festival — Program 11

Aug 13

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Program Eleven presents Vaughan Williams’ opera, Sir John in Love, in a semi-staged production by American director Alison Moritz, whose projects have been called “raw, funny, surreal, and disarmingly human” (Opera News)….

American Expressions

Sept 7

Bryant Park

Continuing a partnership forged between the American Symphony Orchestra and the Bryant Park Corporation in the wake of COVID-19, the ASO will present a free concert as part of the Picnic…

American Expressions – SOLD OUT

Sept 10

Kupferberg Center for the Arts

Forging a new partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts, the ASO will co-present a free Sunday matinee at Queens College/CUNY. The program highlights the different forms of expression and…

America UNBOUND – Canceled

Sept 18

Bryant Park

Due to inclement weather, this performance has been canceled.  A new work commissioned by the American Symphony Orchestra, written by composer and percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side…

America UNBOUND – Canceled

Sept 25

Bryant Park

Due to inclement weather, this performance has been canceled. A new work commissioned by the American Symphony Orchestra, written by composer and percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side…

Judas Maccabaeus

Dec 14

The Riverside Church

This holiday season the ASO offers an alternative to George Frideric Handel’s Messiah with another oratorio, Judas Maccabaeus. Set amidst the story of Hanukkah, the oratorio is a dramatization of…

String Quartet at City Winery

Jan 3

City Winery Grand Central

Join us at City Winery Grand Central Terminal in the magnificent Vanderbilt Hall for a musician-curated program featuring a selection of works for string quartet that highlight connections in the…

Dvořák’s Requiem

Jan 25

Carnegie Hall

Dating from the composer’s late creative period, Antonín Dvořák’s Requiem mystifyingly remains a rarity in his impressive oeuvre. It is nowhere near as well known, or as frequently performed, as…

Schoenberg’s Gurre-Lieder

March 22

Carnegie Hall

One hundred and fifty years after the composer’s birth—and more than 90 years since ASO founder Leopold Stokowski premiered the work in the U.S. with the Philadelphia Orchestra—the ASO presents…

The Glenwood Quartet at PAC

Apr 19

Perelman Performing Arts Center

Join us for a performance by a string quartet of ASO musicians on the Lobby Stage at the Perelman Performing Arts Center. As part of the Park Avenue Artists’ Spotlight…

String Quartet at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 13 & 14

Bryant Park

A string quartet of ASO musicians performs works by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, William Grant Still, and Antonín Dvořák, in a program curated by violinist Ashley Horne, a longtime member of the American Symphony Orchestra….

Woodwind Quintet at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 20 & 21

Bryant Park

Join us for a performance by a woodwind quintet of ASO musicians, with pieces by American composers including William Grant Still, Amy Beach, and John Philip Sousa. Curated by ASO…

Upcoming

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music From the Studio Ghibli Films

July 11, 12 & 13

Madison Square Garden

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert: Music from the Studio Ghibli Films of Hayao Miyazaki will take place July 11, 12 & 13. We are thrilled to be making our third appearance…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival: Berlioz and His World

August 2024

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

The 34th Bard Music Festival: Berlioz and His World Weekend 1 • August 9–11, 2024 Weekend 2 • August 15–18, 2024

MORE INFO

Beyond the Hall

Sept 6

Bryant Park

The ASO presents a free concert as part of the Picnic Performance series at Bryant Park with a program of music sourced from dance salons, opera houses, cabaret, and the silver screen. For our…

MORE INFO

Past Performances

Henri VIII at Bard SummerScape

Opens July 21

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Henri VIII is French grand opera at its most magnificent. In this love triangle for the ages, an infamous Tudor king is determined to divorce Catherine of Aragon in favor of…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival — Program 9

Aug 12

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Program Nine marks the American Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the festival, presenting two of his late symphonies alongside other key orchestral works of the period. While drawing on his…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival — Program 11

Aug 13

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Program Eleven presents Vaughan Williams’ opera, Sir John in Love, in a semi-staged production by American director Alison Moritz, whose projects have been called “raw, funny, surreal, and disarmingly human” (Opera News)….

MORE INFO

American Expressions

Sept 7

Bryant Park

Continuing a partnership forged between the American Symphony Orchestra and the Bryant Park Corporation in the wake of COVID-19, the ASO will present a free concert as part of the Picnic…

MORE INFO

American Expressions – SOLD OUT

Sept 10

Kupferberg Center for the Arts

Forging a new partnership with Kupferberg Center for the Arts, the ASO will co-present a free Sunday matinee at Queens College/CUNY. The program highlights the different forms of expression and…

MORE INFO

America UNBOUND – Canceled

Sept 18

Bryant Park

Due to inclement weather, this performance has been canceled.  A new work commissioned by the American Symphony Orchestra, written by composer and percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side…

MORE INFO

America UNBOUND – Canceled

Sept 25

Bryant Park

Due to inclement weather, this performance has been canceled. A new work commissioned by the American Symphony Orchestra, written by composer and percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side…

MORE INFO

Judas Maccabaeus

Dec 14

The Riverside Church

This holiday season the ASO offers an alternative to George Frideric Handel’s Messiah with another oratorio, Judas Maccabaeus. Set amidst the story of Hanukkah, the oratorio is a dramatization of…

MORE INFO

String Quartet at City Winery

Jan 3

City Winery Grand Central

Join us at City Winery Grand Central Terminal in the magnificent Vanderbilt Hall for a musician-curated program featuring a selection of works for string quartet that highlight connections in the…

MORE INFO

Dvořák’s Requiem

Jan 25

Carnegie Hall

Dating from the composer’s late creative period, Antonín Dvořák’s Requiem mystifyingly remains a rarity in his impressive oeuvre. It is nowhere near as well known, or as frequently performed, as…

MORE INFO

Schoenberg’s Gurre-Lieder

March 22

Carnegie Hall

One hundred and fifty years after the composer’s birth—and more than 90 years since ASO founder Leopold Stokowski premiered the work in the U.S. with the Philadelphia Orchestra—the ASO presents…

MORE INFO

The Glenwood Quartet at PAC

Apr 19

Perelman Performing Arts Center

Join us for a performance by a string quartet of ASO musicians on the Lobby Stage at the Perelman Performing Arts Center. As part of the Park Avenue Artists’ Spotlight…

MORE INFO

String Quartet at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 13 & 14

Bryant Park

A string quartet of ASO musicians performs works by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, William Grant Still, and Antonín Dvořák, in a program curated by violinist Ashley Horne, a longtime member of the American Symphony Orchestra….

MORE INFO

Woodwind Quintet at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 20 & 21

Bryant Park

Join us for a performance by a woodwind quintet of ASO musicians, with pieces by American composers including William Grant Still, Amy Beach, and John Philip Sousa. Curated by ASO…

MORE INFO