Current Season

Upcoming Performances

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…

Past Performances

A Century of Great American Jazz Composers

May 15

Bryant Park

The American Symphony Orchestra explores a truly American genre—jazz, with an ensemble comprised of ASO musicians and other featured artists active in the New York jazz scene today. The program…

A Century of Great American Jazz Composers

May 16

Bryant Park

The American Symphony Orchestra explores a truly American genre—jazz, with an ensemble comprised of ASO musicians and other featured artists active in the New York jazz scene today. The program…

America UNBOUND – World Premiere

May 22

Bryant Park

Experience the world premiere of this new piece by percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights. Commissioned by the American Symphony…

America UNBOUND

May 23

Bryant Park

Experience the world premiere of this new piece by percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights. Commissioned by the American Symphony…

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…

Upcoming

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

Past Performances

A Century of Great American Jazz Composers

May 15

Bryant Park

The American Symphony Orchestra explores a truly American genre—jazz, with an ensemble comprised of ASO musicians and other featured artists active in the New York jazz scene today. The program…

MORE INFO

A Century of Great American Jazz Composers

May 16

Bryant Park

The American Symphony Orchestra explores a truly American genre—jazz, with an ensemble comprised of ASO musicians and other featured artists active in the New York jazz scene today. The program…

MORE INFO

America UNBOUND – World Premiere

May 22

Bryant Park

Experience the world premiere of this new piece by percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights. Commissioned by the American Symphony…

MORE INFO

America UNBOUND

May 23

Bryant Park

Experience the world premiere of this new piece by percussionist Javier Diaz, whose studio credits include Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights. Commissioned by the American Symphony…

MORE INFO

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

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