• Cornell Orchestras

  • 2021–2022 Season Concerts

     

    The Cornell Orchestras are back performing in person in Bailey Hall for the 2021–2022 season.

    Please see below for event dates and programs approximately one week before each concert.

     

    Sunday, October 3, 2021, 3PM EST

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra–Cornell Chamber Orchestra Joint Concert

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    Rebecca Anderson, faculty soloist

     

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra

    ASSAD Suite for Lower Strings

    RICHTER Vivaldi: The Four Seasons Recomposed (Spring & Summer)

    [with Faculty soloist, Rebecca Anderson]

    intermission

     

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    MARQUEZ Danzón No.2

    DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World"

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to the Livestream

    Saturday, November 13, 2021, 7 PM EST

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    Xak Bjerken, faculty soloist

     

    SIMON Amen!

    GERSHWIN Variations on "I Got Rhythm" [with Faculty soloist, Xak Bjerken]

    STILL Symphony No. 1, "Afro-American Symphony"

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to the Livestream

    Sunday, November 14, 2021, 3PM EST

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

     

    PÄRT Cantus in Memoriam of Benjamin Britten

    COLERIDGE Four Novelletten Op. 53

    ELGAR Serenade Op. 20, E minor

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to the Livestream

    Saturday, March 5, 2022, 3 PM EST

    7th Annual Young Person's Concert

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

     

    LOUILARPPRASERT Auen Auen (World Premiere)

    TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, TH 42, ČW 39

    STRAVINSKY L'oiseau de feu, 1919 Suite

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to the Recording

    Sunday, March 27, 2022, 3 PM EST

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra​

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    Collaboration with New York State Baroque Dance Co. and Curated by Rebecca Harris-Warrick

    http://potqopera.com

     

    DE MONDONVILLE Excerpts from Titon et l'Aurore, Pastorale heroique in a prologue & three acts

    ORLANDINI Excerpts from Il Giocatore

    ANTOINE DAUVERGNE (1713 – 1797)

    «Les TROQUEURS»

    Intermède [Opéra bouffon] en un acte et un ballet

    Libretto: Jean-Joseph Vadé

    Paris, 1753

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Sunday, April 24, 2022, 3 PM EST

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    19th Cornell Concerto Competition winner, Nanor Seraydarian '24

     

    SABZGHABEI World Premiere

    CHAUSSON Poème, Op. 25

    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to livestream

    Sunday, May 1, 2022, 3 PM EST

    Season Finale Concert

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra​

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    JP Jofre, Bandoneon soloist

     

    Jofre Tangodromo for String Orchestra and Bandoneon

    Piazzolla Adios Nonino for String Orchestra, Piano and Bandoneon (arr. Juan Pablo Jofre)

    Jofre Universe for String Orchestra and Bandoneon

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University