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Taneyev’s At the Reading of a Psalm

July 15

Carnegie Hall

The ASO presents the U.S. Premiere of Sergei Taneyev’s final work, At the Reading of a Psalm. Conceived as a massive statement of Russian Orthodox faith at the onset of…

Bard Music Festival – Program 3

Aug 6

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

It was the runaway success of Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto that helped restore his confidence after the depression and writer’s block triggered by his First Symphony’s failure. Marking the ASO’s…

Bard Music Festival – Program 6

Aug 7

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Anchored by the ASO, this all-Rachmaninoff event opens with the First Symphony, which the composer abandoned after its ill-starred premiere, and died without hearing a second time. Nevertheless, the work…

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert at Radio City Music Hall

Aug 13-17

Radio City Music Hall

These performances have been rescheduled: Monday, January 24, 2022 has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2022 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 has been rescheduled for Monday, August 15, 2022 Wednesday, January 26,…

Past Performances

Woodwind Trio at Morris Museum

June 2

Morris Museum

Due to inclement weather, this concert has been rescheduled. Please join us on its rain date, Wednesday, June 2 at 7:00pm Together, the oboe, clarinet, and bassoon possess a wonderful…

Winds Among the Trees: American Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Sextet

June 24

Opus 40

Enjoy an evening of rarely-heard music that will immerse you in a sprawling landscape. Featuring works from Carl Maria von Weber, Matyas Seiber, and more, this unique program exploring the…

Italian Expressiveness and Expressionists at Magazzino Italian Art

July 10

Magazzino Italian Art

Experience the vibrancy of Italian chamber music in the courtyard of Magazzino Italian Art in Cold Spring, NY. A string quartet of ASO musicians performs a program that spans four…

Modernism in Mexico at Morris Museum

July 11

Morris Museum

Modernism in Mexico explores string quartets by some of Mexico’s most important 20th-century composers: Manuel Ponce, Silvestre Revueltas, and Carlos Chávez. Ponce was Mexico’s leading classical musician, and this performance of…

King Arthur (Le roi Arthus) at Bard SummerScape

Opens July 25

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Idealism, treachery, honor, and perfidy collide in this richly lyrical opera by French composer Ernest Chausson. This opulently scored work, which premiered in 1903, lays bare the tragedy of King…

Bard Music Festival – Program Nine

August 14

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Remembering Ethel Smyth and Boulanger’s Circle at Home and Abroad The American Symphony Orchestra’s first concert at the Bard Music Festival opens with Fête galante by Dame Ethel Smyth, a…

Bard Music Festival – Program Twelve

August 15

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Boulanger’s Credo In 1962, when Boulanger led the New York Philharmonic in a program featuring the world premiere of Virgil Thomson’s powerful orchestral piece A Solemn Music and Fauré’s beloved Requiem, the Carnegie…

Winds Among the Trees: American Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Trio

Sept 9

Opus 40

Together, the oboe, clarinet, and bassoon possess a wonderful sonority and range. Treat your ears to a program of impressive works for this woodwind trio by Canteloube, Tansman, Koechlin, and…

Reawakening Quartet at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sept 16

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join us on Thursday, September 16 at 6:00pm for a free chamber music concert at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace in Brooklyn Bridge Park. As the sun sets over the New…

Visions Trio at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sept 30

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join us on Thursday, September 30 at 6:00pm for a free chamber music concert at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This eclectic trio will perform a variety…

CANCELED: String Quartet at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

Rain Date: May 20

Bryant Park

In celebration of 40 years of Fête de la Musique, which started in France and is now celebrated around the world, a string quartet of ASO musicians performs works by…

Strike Force at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 17

Bryant Park

This percussion ensemble combines Afro-Cuban Batá drumming and poetry with the sounds of contemporary chamber percussion, featuring Grammy-nominated Imani Winds’ oboist Toyin Spellman-Diaz in compositions by percussionist and composer Javier…

Jazz Ensemble at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 23

Bryant Park

A truly American genre, the ASO presents this jazz ensemble as a salute to America’s jazz royalty: New Jersey-native jazz pianist, organist, and composer Count Basie, considered one of the…

Jazz Ensemble at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 24

Bryant Park

A truly American genre, the ASO presents this jazz ensemble as a salute to America’s jazz royalty: New Jersey-native jazz pianist, organist, and composer Count Basie, considered one of the…

World Opera Day: King Arthur

October 25, 2021

Online

“Richly costumed and dramatically effective…Botstein, leading the American Symphony Orchestra, an impressive cast and the excellent Bard Festival Chorale, made a compelling case for the piece.”—New York Times, August 2021…

Clarinet Quintet at St. Monica

Oct 24

Church of St. Monica

Join us on Sunday, October 24 at 3:00pm for a free chamber music concert at the Church of St. Monica as part of their live concert series. The program will…

Mahler in New York

Dec 16

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

This performance is now sold out. Doors will open at 6 pm for the pre-concert talk with Music Director Leon Botstein at 7 pm. Ticketholders should arrive at the Cathedral no later than…

Marcus-Roberts-Trio

Duke Ellington + Marcus Roberts Trio

March 24

Carnegie Hall

The ASO toasts the genre-defying genius of Duke Ellington with an evening including New World A-Comin’ and Three Black Kings for jazz trio and full orchestra with renowned jazz pianist…

American Masters

Jun 5

Jazz at Lincoln Center

The ASO offers another free performance to close its 60th anniversary season. In line with the ASO’s long history of championing American artists, the closing concert offers a trio of…

String Quartet at Brooklyn Bridge Park

June 9

Brooklyn Bridge Park

A string quartet of ASO musicians performs a program of Italian chamber music. The finale of the concert will feature the soaring melodies and filigreed lines of the 19th century…

Upcoming

Taneyev’s At the Reading of a Psalm

July 15

Carnegie Hall

The ASO presents the U.S. Premiere of Sergei Taneyev’s final work, At the Reading of a Psalm. Conceived as a massive statement of Russian Orthodox faith at the onset of…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival – Program 3

Aug 6

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

It was the runaway success of Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto that helped restore his confidence after the depression and writer’s block triggered by his First Symphony’s failure. Marking the ASO’s…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival – Program 6

Aug 7

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Anchored by the ASO, this all-Rachmaninoff event opens with the First Symphony, which the composer abandoned after its ill-starred premiere, and died without hearing a second time. Nevertheless, the work…

MORE INFO

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Concert at Radio City Music Hall

Aug 13-17

Radio City Music Hall

These performances have been rescheduled: Monday, January 24, 2022 has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2022 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 has been rescheduled for Monday, August 15, 2022 Wednesday, January 26,…

MORE INFO

Past Performances

Woodwind Trio at Morris Museum

June 2

Morris Museum

Due to inclement weather, this concert has been rescheduled. Please join us on its rain date, Wednesday, June 2 at 7:00pm Together, the oboe, clarinet, and bassoon possess a wonderful…

MORE INFO

Winds Among the Trees: American Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Sextet

June 24

Opus 40

Enjoy an evening of rarely-heard music that will immerse you in a sprawling landscape. Featuring works from Carl Maria von Weber, Matyas Seiber, and more, this unique program exploring the…

MORE INFO

Italian Expressiveness and Expressionists at Magazzino Italian Art

July 10

Magazzino Italian Art

Experience the vibrancy of Italian chamber music in the courtyard of Magazzino Italian Art in Cold Spring, NY. A string quartet of ASO musicians performs a program that spans four…

MORE INFO

Modernism in Mexico at Morris Museum

July 11

Morris Museum

Modernism in Mexico explores string quartets by some of Mexico’s most important 20th-century composers: Manuel Ponce, Silvestre Revueltas, and Carlos Chávez. Ponce was Mexico’s leading classical musician, and this performance of…

MORE INFO

King Arthur (Le roi Arthus) at Bard SummerScape

Opens July 25

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Idealism, treachery, honor, and perfidy collide in this richly lyrical opera by French composer Ernest Chausson. This opulently scored work, which premiered in 1903, lays bare the tragedy of King…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival – Program Nine

August 14

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Remembering Ethel Smyth and Boulanger’s Circle at Home and Abroad The American Symphony Orchestra’s first concert at the Bard Music Festival opens with Fête galante by Dame Ethel Smyth, a…

MORE INFO

Bard Music Festival – Program Twelve

August 15

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Boulanger’s Credo In 1962, when Boulanger led the New York Philharmonic in a program featuring the world premiere of Virgil Thomson’s powerful orchestral piece A Solemn Music and Fauré’s beloved Requiem, the Carnegie…

MORE INFO

Winds Among the Trees: American Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Trio

Sept 9

Opus 40

Together, the oboe, clarinet, and bassoon possess a wonderful sonority and range. Treat your ears to a program of impressive works for this woodwind trio by Canteloube, Tansman, Koechlin, and…

MORE INFO

Reawakening Quartet at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sept 16

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join us on Thursday, September 16 at 6:00pm for a free chamber music concert at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace in Brooklyn Bridge Park. As the sun sets over the New…

MORE INFO

Visions Trio at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Sept 30

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Join us on Thursday, September 30 at 6:00pm for a free chamber music concert at Pier 3 Greenway Terrace in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This eclectic trio will perform a variety…

MORE INFO

CANCELED: String Quartet at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

Rain Date: May 20

Bryant Park

In celebration of 40 years of Fête de la Musique, which started in France and is now celebrated around the world, a string quartet of ASO musicians performs works by…

MORE INFO

Strike Force at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 17

Bryant Park

This percussion ensemble combines Afro-Cuban Batá drumming and poetry with the sounds of contemporary chamber percussion, featuring Grammy-nominated Imani Winds’ oboist Toyin Spellman-Diaz in compositions by percussionist and composer Javier…

MORE INFO

Jazz Ensemble at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 23

Bryant Park

A truly American genre, the ASO presents this jazz ensemble as a salute to America’s jazz royalty: New Jersey-native jazz pianist, organist, and composer Count Basie, considered one of the…

MORE INFO

Jazz Ensemble at Bryant Park Upper Terrace

May 24

Bryant Park

A truly American genre, the ASO presents this jazz ensemble as a salute to America’s jazz royalty: New Jersey-native jazz pianist, organist, and composer Count Basie, considered one of the…

MORE INFO

World Opera Day: King Arthur

October 25, 2021

Online

“Richly costumed and dramatically effective…Botstein, leading the American Symphony Orchestra, an impressive cast and the excellent Bard Festival Chorale, made a compelling case for the piece.”—New York Times, August 2021…

MORE INFO

Mahler in New York

Dec 16

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

This performance is now sold out. Doors will open at 6 pm for the pre-concert talk with Music Director Leon Botstein at 7 pm. Ticketholders should arrive at the Cathedral no later than…

MORE INFO
Marcus-Roberts-Trio

Duke Ellington + Marcus Roberts Trio

March 24

Carnegie Hall

The ASO toasts the genre-defying genius of Duke Ellington with an evening including New World A-Comin’ and Three Black Kings for jazz trio and full orchestra with renowned jazz pianist…

MORE INFO

American Masters

Jun 5

Jazz at Lincoln Center

The ASO offers another free performance to close its 60th anniversary season. In line with the ASO’s long history of championing American artists, the closing concert offers a trio of…

MORE INFO

String Quartet at Brooklyn Bridge Park

June 9

Brooklyn Bridge Park

A string quartet of ASO musicians performs a program of Italian chamber music. The finale of the concert will feature the soaring melodies and filigreed lines of the 19th century…

MORE INFO

String Quartet at the Statue of Liberty

June 21

Statue of Liberty

Forty years ago, France launched the Fête de la Musique, a national holiday to celebrate music, open to everyone who wants to perform, with thousands of free concerts on streets…

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