STAY TŌNED

Concerts may be cancelled, but you can’t stop the music! The Orchestra Now is pleased to bring our audiences a variety of musical options that you can enjoy from home:

We can’t wait to perform live for you again, but in the meantime, Stay TŌNed! 

Concert Notes and Music for April 30

Tonight was to have been our 12th concert at Carnegie Hall, “Into the Wilderness,” a musical expedition featuring two French mountain treks, and Vaughan Williams’ 7th Symphony, inspired by music he wrote for the film Scott of the Antarctic. Though we can’t perform for you live, you can click here to read the concert notes written by our talented musicians, and listen to the music as performed by other ensembles.

TŌN Courses: Marin Alsop webinar

Many thanks to the brilliant Marin Alsop, who spoke with our musicians yesterday, talking quite a bit about what the future of classical music might look like coming out of the current pandemic. We can’t wait til we’re able to spend time with her in person!

TŌN on the Radio: WWFM

Tonight at 8 PM on WWFM The Classical Network: Listen to our 2018 concert Russian Evolution, featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s Symphony No. 1 and Reinhold Glière’s epic Symphony No. 3, Ilya Muromets. Stream online at wwfm.org/classical-music-stream or tune in to 89.1/89.5/91.1 serving New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Read the concert notes written by our talented musicians by clicking here.

Opportunity Music Project’s Honors Orchestra

This past week, TŌN hosted NYC’s Opportunity Music Project (OMP) Honors Orchestra in a day of online activities, ranging from TŌNer-led small-group coachings, to discussions on music’s ability to bring people together. Some of our third-year TŌN musicians fulfill their Teaching Artist credit by working with these talented young OMP players. Here’s a video from our culminating Bach-Breakdown Dance Party!

Bach-Breakdown Dance Party

This past week, TŌN hosted NYC's Opportunity Music Project (OMP) Honors Orchestra in a day of online activities, ranging from TŌNer-led small-group coachings, to discussions on music's ability to bring people together. Some of our third-year TŌN musicians fulfill their Teaching Artist credit by working with these talented young OMP players. Here’s a video from our culminating Bach-Breakdown Dance Party!#bardmusicconnects

Posted by The Orchestra Now on Thursday, April 23, 2020

UPSTREAMING: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Overture to “May Night” and “Dubinushka”

This week on UPSTREAMING from the Fisher Center at Bard, listen to our 2018 Bard Music Festival performances of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov‘s Overture to May Night and Dubinushka. Listen online at fishercenter.bard.edu/upstreaming/.

Music From Home: Linda Duan

TŌN violinist Linda Duan, at home in the Hudson Valley, plays “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” with her friend in Hong Kong, Natalie Man. The two were roommates while studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music and have missed playing music together.

#MusicFromHome: TŌN violinist Linda Duan, at home in the Hudson Valley, plays "You've Got a Friend in Me" with her friend in Hong Kong, Natalie Man. The two were roommates while studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music and have missed playing music together.#bardmusicconnects

Posted by The Orchestra Now on Monday, April 20, 2020

Music From Home: Gergő Tóth

TŌN violinist Gergő Tóth and his wife Yulaysi Tóth Miranda Ferrer perform Whitney Houston‘s “I Have Nothing” from Havana, Cuba.

#MusicFromHome: TŌN violinist Gergő Tóth and his wife Yulaysi Miranda Ferrer – Voz Cubana perform Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing" from Havana, Cuba.

Posted by The Orchestra Now on Friday, April 17, 2020

Video Flashback: 2019 China Now Music Festival

Today Bard Music Connects and the Bard College Conservatory of Music are looking back at the 2019 China Now Festival, presented by the US-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory. Click here to revisit the festival, then watch TŌN’s performance at Stanford University below.

Bard High School Early College’s Dean’s Hour

On Wednesday, four TŌN musicians took part in Bard High School Early College‘s Dean’s Hour. Cellist Pecos Singer, flutist Matt Ross, clarinetist Viktor Toth, and oboist Regina Brady performed short pieces by Bach, Mozart, Copland, and Britten, and answered students’ questions. Watch the video to hear the music and see what they had to say!

Concert notes and music for March 29

Our March 29 performance of works by Mozart, Bach, and Mendelssohn at Hudson Hall was cancelled, but you can still read the concert notes, written by our talented musicians, and listen to recordings of the music as performed by other ensembles by clicking here.

The program was to include Mozart’s Regina Coeli, K. 276, Bach’s Magnificat, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, Scottish.