Susan Kokernak, soloist for March 24th concert at Proctors

On the program…. Concerto for Oboe and Strings, D minor, op. 9, no. 2                                   Tomasco Albinoni Tomasco Albinoni was born in Venice in 1671. His birth year places him stylistically within the development of instrumental music : 13 years younger than Torelli, 7 years older than Vivaldi and 14 years older than Johann Sebastian Bach, […]

Glen Cortese Guest Conductor for March 24th Concert

Glen Cortese has had hundreds of guest engagements as the conductor of dozens of orchestras, opera companies and summer festivals around the world.  He has appeared with the New Jersey Symphony, the North Carolina Symphony, the Florida Philharmonic, the Belarus State Philharmonic, Sofia Philharmonic, the National Romanian Radio Orchestra the Slovak Radio Orchestra and the Mexico […]

$10 Seat for Monday, Jan 21st 7pm Concert at Proctors

BLIZZARD BLOWOUT! SINGLE TICKETS $10. Monday, January 21 concert at 7pm at Proctors. This does not apply to buy an adult ticket for $15 or $22 and get 1 FREE student ticket. This is still available, but $10 ticket is a one time only special offer. Pre-concert talk at 6pm in the Fenimore Gallery at […]

Mendelssohn’s “The Scottish Symphony” January 20, 2019 Concert

Forward At Last by Benjamin Pomerance Beethoven was dead. The man’s passing was already a few years old; the customary rituals of mourning had ended long ago. But over the Western world, the legend’s specter hung as heavily as a soggy blanket. Under this weight, every composer felt trapped. Beethoven had revolutionized the art of […]

Brett Wery Conducts the January 20, 2019 Concert at Proctors at 3pm

Single Tickets $15 & $22.  Students 18 and under FREE with paid adult ticket.  Box Office fees do not apply when purchasing in person at the Proctors Box Office.  Fees will apply by phone or online. Proctors Box Office: 518-3466204 http://www.schenectadysymphony.org/wordpress/purchase-tickets/ Soloist Michael Emery performs as well as special guests of the CHIME program of […]

The Symphony of Shopping Luncheon

  The Symphony of Shopping Luncheon The League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Glen Sanders Mansion Scotia, New York Coffee at 10:00 am and Shopping at your Leisure Luncheon at 12:00 pm Shopping Closes at 2:00 pm Donation $35 per person Over a dozen unique vendors!  For more information about the […]

The Man and His World – Leonard Bernstein

  by Benjamin Pomerance It was supposed to be a routine visit to their son. Samuel and Jennie Bernstein simply planned on spending some time at the home of their 25-year-old child in New York City, an intimate but not especially dramatic period for the parents. Young Leonard had been working too hard, pulling far […]