• 2021 - 2022 Season

    Cornell Orchestras

  • 2021-2022 Season Concerts

    The Cornell Orchestras are back performing in-person in Bailey Hall for the 2021-22 season. Please see below for event dates and programs, and live stream links approximately one week before each concert.

    Sunday, October 3, 2021, 3PM EST

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra and Cornell Chamber Orchestras Season Opening 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

    Sunday, December 12, 2021, 8 PM EST

    Final Round

    19th Annual Cornell Concerto Competition in Barnes Hall

    Saturday, March 5, 2022, 2 PM EST

    7th Annual Young Person's Concert

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    with 19th Cornell Concerto competition Student winner, TBA

    TBD Concerto Competition Winner

    LOUILARPPRASERT World Premiere

    STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919)

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

     

    Link to the Livestream

    Monday, March 26-28 2022, 4:45 PM EST

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

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

    March 26-28, 2022

    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

     

    Link to the Livestream

    Sunday, April 24, 2022, 3 PM EST

    Cornell Symphony Orchestra

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    SABZGHABEI World Premiere

    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.5

    TBD

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to the Livestream

    Sunday, May 1, 2022, 3 PM EST

    Season Finale Concert

    Cornell Chamber Orchestra​

    Michelle Di Russo, conductor

    JP Jofre, Bandoneon soloist

    PIAZZOLLA Four Seasons [with Bandoneon soloist, JP JOFRE]

    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 in Bb Major, Op. 60

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    Link to the Livestream