Season Kick-off: Ginastera, Haydn, Moncayo & Mahler
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Fort Washington Collegiate Church
729 W. 181st St., New York, NY 10033
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra
Chris Whittaker, Conductor
This concert will last approximately two hours including intermission.
Join us for the opening concert of 2016-17 season of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra! On Saturday, September 24th at 3:00 pm, WHCO kicks off their 2nd season of free concerts at Fort Washington Collegiate Church, featuring music by Moncayo, Ginastera, Haydn, and Mahler. Our program opens with "Huapango" by José Pablo Moncayo García, followed by Haydn's famous 101st Symphony in D major, "The Clock." Following intermission, we present Mahler's beloved slow movement from his 5th symphony, "Adagietto" and conclude the afternoon with Alberto Ginastera's Variaciones Concertantes, Op. 23. Chris Whittaker leads the world-class musicians of the WHCO in his warm and communicative style. Come experience great music with our neighborhood right on your doorstep! Following the concert, Friends of WHCO are invited to a special reception featuring food and drink provided by uptown businesses. Free and open to all ages!
Huapango José Pablo Moncayo García (1912-1958)
Symphony No. 101 in D major, “The Clock” Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor, IV. Adagietto Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Variaciones Concertantes, Op. 23 Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)