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Pride: A benefit for LGBTQ with Andrew Sords and Orchestra Amadeus

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Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew

263 W. 86th Street

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Orchestra Amadeus presents

Tchaikovsky Celebration: A benefit for LGBTQ Communities

Orchestra Amadeus

Joseph Jones, conductor

Andrew Sords, Violin

Program:

Copland: Quiet City

Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 35

Andrew Sords, Violin

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in f minor, Op. 36


Orchestra Amadeus presents a concert in support of LGBTQ communities featuring music by two great composers whose music was shaped by their lives as gay men.

The program opens with Aaron Copland's elegaic, reflective Quiet City, a work for trumpet, English horn, and strings. Its atmospheric and introspective strains paint a beautiful picture of an inner dialogue of fear, struggle and, ultimately, peace.

Award-winning, internationally known virtuoso Andrew Sords joins the orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra. The virtuosic, emotionally expressive concerto is a cornerstone of the repertoire and combines technical fireworks with deep musicality, fusing the two into a wonderfully satisfying--and impressive--musical experience.

The program concludes with Tchaikovsky's auto-biographical, tragic-to-triumphant Symphony No. 4. Written following his suicide attempt, the symphony explores a prolonged and dramatic inner (and outer) struggle for identity and acceptance.


Proceeds from this concert will be donated to Ali Forney Center, the largest LGBT community center helping LGBT homeless youth in the United States.



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