Saturday, April 22, 2017
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Members of the orchestra are featured this season in our new solo recital series!  Principal bassoonist Nanci Belmont performs works by Villa-Lobos, Telemann, and Hersant; Violinist Alexandros Petrin performs music by NYC-based composers Kim Sherman and David Noon alongside works by Copland, Ponce, and Velasquez. Presented by the Bizzarro Agency. 


Saturday, May 20, 2017
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church

Our final concert of the season features the Grand Prize winner of our 1st annual Young Artists Competition, 16 year-old violinist Coco Mi, performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor. The concert opens with a world premiere by our Music Director, Chris Whittaker and closes with Mendelssohn's joyful and exuberant "Italian" Symphony No. 4. Reception to follow for Friends of WHCO. 

 


Saturday, March 18, 2017
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Join the principal wind players of the WHCO as they perform "Music of the Americas" featuring works by Piazzolla, Maslanka, Paquito D'Rivera and more!  Presented by the Bizzarro Agency. 

SEASON KICK-OFF: GINASTERA, HAYDN, MONCAYO & MAHLER

Saturday, September 24, 2016
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Join us for our opening concert of our second season!  Works to include Haydn's Symphony No. 101 in D major, "The Clock," Mahler's "Adagietto" from his 5th Symphony, "Huapango" by José Pablo Moncayo García, and Alberto Ginastera's Variaciones Concertantes, Op. 23.  Reception to follow for Friends of WHCO.


Saturday, October 15, 2016
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Principal strings of the WHCO come together to play two great works: Brahms' String Sextet in Bb major, Op. 18, and Tchaikovsky's "Souvenir de Florence" Op. 70.  Presented by the Bizzarro Agency. 


Saturday, November 19, 2016
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Introducing our new solo recital series, which puts the spotlight on the incredible musicians of the WHCO!  Come hear a dazzling solo performance by Phil Sullivan, our Associate Principal Trumpet, as he plays works by Telemann, Tchaikovsky, Takemitsu and more!  Presented by the Bizzarro Agency. 


Saturday, December 17, 2016
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Join Music Director, composer and pianist Chris Whittaker, members of the WHCO, and friends as they present an afternoon of new jazz-infused Christmas music.  Funds from this event will go to support WHCO's educational programming in our neighborhood schools.  (Tickets required - $20 - on sale now.)


Saturday, January 21, 2017
7:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Eight promising young string players ages 13-18 will compete in the final round of the WHCO Young Artists Competition in partnership with Florian Leonhard Fine Violins.  Students will compete for the grand prize of a $1,000 scholarship, a solo engagement with the orchestra on our final concert with the use of a fine instrument courtesy of Florian Leonhard Fine Violins.  After a blind semi-final round the proceeding week, the finals are open to the public and will be moderated by a distinguished guest panel of judges.  


Saturday, January 28, 2017
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

WHCO's string quartet-in-residence performs works by American Composers Aaron Copland, Missy Mazzoli, Charles Wuorinen, and Samuel Barber. Presented by the Bizzarro Agency. 


Saturday, February 11, 2017
3:00pm

Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033

Members of the orchestra are featured this season in our new solo recital series! Violinist Ashley Windle plays works by Gershwin, Israeli composer Avner Dorman, and Maurice Ravel. Cellist Madeleine Tucker plays works by Bach and Mendelssohn; Featuring pianist Taisiya Pushkar.  Come and hear our fabulous orchestra musicians perform in the solo spotlight! Presented by the Bizzarro Agency.