November 2018

Cello Concerto Featuring Segev Opens Symphony of Westchester’s 22nd Concert Season

Cellist Inbal Segev will open the Symphony of Westchester’s 22nd concert season at Iona College on Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, performing Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto op. 85, in E Minor.

 

The 8:00 p.m. program also includes Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony no. 9, op. 95 in E minor (from the New World).

 

Segev has performed as a soloist with orchestras internationally, making debuts with the Berlin and Israel Philharmonics, led by Zubin Mehta. She has recorded both as a soloist and with the Amerigo Trio, of which she is a founding member.

 

The Symphony’s concert season continues with an All-Baroque theme on Dec. 16, 2018, featuring violinist Alexander Abayev in a program including J.S. Bach’s Air from Suite no. 3 BWV 1068 in D major and Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 BMV 1068 in G major, as well as Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.

 

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. will be the Symphony’s annual Young Artist Showcase featuring winners of the fifth annual concerto competition and compositions written by students in the Composers of the Future program run in collaboration with New Rochelle’s Songcatchers. Ticket prices for this concert only are $15 for all adults and $5 for all students.

 

The Symphony’s season concludes on Sat., April 27, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. with an All-American program. Pianist Alon Goldstein is the featured soloist, performing George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F major. The program also includes Leonard Bernstein’s    Overture to West Side Story and Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring: Suite (Chamber Version).

 

All concerts are at Iona’s Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. Ticket prices are $50 general admission, $35 seniors (65+) and $15 students with ID. Single tickets and subscriptions are available on-line:

http://www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org or by phone: (914) 654-4926. More information is available on the website or by emailing info@thesymphonyofwestchester.org.

 

This concert series is sponsored in part by the Iona College Council on the Arts through the generosity of JoAnn and Joseph M. Murphy and the Baron Lambert Fund.

 

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