Season 44, 2017–2018
The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce its 2017–2018 season under the baton of Artistic Director Nicholas Armstrong. The orchestra will perform music by Elgar, Bruckner, Debussy, Schumann, Respighi, and many more. The five principal concerts are offered at the Brooklyn Museum, and additional concerts by smaller ensembles are planned throughout the borough. The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1973 as the Brooklyn Heights Orchestra, is now in its 44th exciting season. The orchestra is a mix of talented amateur, semiprofessional, and professional musicians, from all walks of life, who play for the sheer joy of the experience.
Serenade for 13 Wind Instruments
Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"
Adagio for Strings
Pines of Rome
Premiere of “A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations”
Please join us on January 24 at the Alamo Draft House for the premiere of “A Brooklyn Symphony in Six Variations,” a short film directed and produced by our fellow musician and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, Susan Abdulezer.
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
(”A Village Romeo and Juliet”)
Concerto for Alto Saxophone
Thomas Giles, soloist
Variations on an Original Theme (“Enigma”)
Chants d'Auvergne (selections)
Satie / Debussy
Call for musicians
The BSO welcomes musicians who are interested in joining the orchestra, specifically:
FIRST VIOLINS - three positions
SECOND VIOLINS - four positions
CELLOS - two positions