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The Orchestra Now: Free Concert in Queens
Sun, April 2, 2017, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
This event is free, tickets will be available at the door as you enter. Seats are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Your RSVP does NOT guarantee admission.
LaGuardia Community College is located on Thomson Avenue, between Van Dam Street and Skillman Avenue. Entrance to LaGuardia Performing Arts Center is on Van Dam Street.
- Works by Philip Glass, Herrmann, and Harris
- TŌN performs a prelude and two symphonies, one based on the David Bowie album Low
- Conducted by James Bagwell; “a distinguished conductor” –The New York Times
Herrmann: Prelude from North by Northwest
Sharp with a sense of danger. One of the finest scores Herrmann ever composed for an Alfred Hitchcock film.
Harris: Symphony No. 3
Rustic and fierce. In writing this piece Harris helped define the voice of the American composer.
Philip Glass: Symphony No. 1, Low
Roaming and wondrous. Glass based this symphony on David Bowie’s album Low.