• 2020 - 2021 Season

    Cornell Orchestras

  • Upcoming Concerts

    All concerts are free and open to the public

    3 pm, Sunday, 10/4/2020

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra

    Hildegard von Bingen De Innocentibus Rex Noster arranged by Marianne Richert Pfau
    Teresa Carreno Serenade for String Orchestra


    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    RACHMANINOFF Symphony no. 2


    3 pm, Sunday, 11/15/2020

    @Barnes Hall, Cornell University

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra

    LIGETI Ramifications for String Orchestra

    FRANK TICHELI Rest for String Orchestra

    Vítězslava Kaprálová Partita for piano and Strings​


    3 pm, Saturday, 11/21/2020

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    CLARA SCHUMANN Piano Piano Concerto Op.7

    IGOR STRAVINSKY Rite of Spring

    8 pm, Sunday, 12/13/2020

    @Barnes Hall, Cornell University

    17th Annual Cornell Concerto Competition

    3 pm, Saturday, 3/6/2021

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    6th Annual Young Person's Concert

    with 17th Cornell Concerto competition Student winner, TBA

    LOUISE FARRENC Tragic Overture No. 1

    FLORENCE PRICE Symphony No. 4 in D minor

    3 pm, Sunday, 3/27/2021

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University
    Collaboration with New York State Baroque Dance Co. and Curated by Rebecca Harris-Warrick

    (1713 – 1797)


    Intermède [Opéra bouffon] en un acte et un ballet

    Libretto: Jean-Joseph Vadé

    Paris, 1753

    3 pm, Sunday, 5/9/2021

    @Barnes Hall, Cornell University

    A.D. White House residency with Dawn Upshaw

    A.D. White House residency by Dawn Upshaw

    MARIA SCHNEIDER Winter Morning Walks
    featuring Dawn Upshaw

    Leoš Janáček Suite for String Orchestra

    7 pm, Friday, 4/25/2021

    @Barnes Hall, Cornell University

    GALINA USTVOLSKAYA​ Symphony No.2 "True and Eternal Bliss"


    What would you like to play?

    The dates and venues are set for 2020-2021 season. But the repertoire is still being decided and will change depending on what decisions are made by the University in June. Would you like to suggest a piece for the orchestra to perform. Here is the link to the feedback form

  • Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

    Our partners from our 2014 tour to Puerto Rico have been greatly affected by recent hurricanes. Please consider contributing to the Students With Puerto Rico fund at the link below in order to aid relief efforts.


    There is also a fund being run by the Puerto Rican Student Association of Cornell via venmo, @prsacornell