For All The Ages

by Benjamin Pomerance You hear the children first. The adults stand there silently, yielding center stage to the voices of youth. And for the next 45 minutes, this is how the drama unfolds. In unison and in three-part harmonies, in Latin and in English, in dramatic crescendos and in plaintive subtleties, the children establish the […]

Single Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Welcome to our 81st season during which we will host a quartet of the best soloists from past student competitions: young musicians who have gone on to distinguish themselves in the world of classical music. Soloists Madalyn and Cicely Parnas and Ryan Reilly return for their third performances with the SSO since winning our youth competitions […]

Notes from the Archives…

For more than 80 years, the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra has been an orchestra steeped in the community, dedicated to providing live classical music for the cultural enhancement of the community and affording the opportunity for local musicians to play the great orchestral works. We share our Music Director and many of our musicians with other area […]

Free Performance by Competition Winners

Jewish Community Center 2565 Balltown Road Niskayuna, NY 12309 Thursday May 22, 2014 7:00 PM Piano ~ Violin ~ String Bass ~ Marimba! Come enjoy free performances by some of the Capital Region’s talented young musicians at the League of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra‘s Annual Meeting & Musicale. The evening of music and light refreshments is […]

Twinkle, Twinkle…

Last Sunday’s performance, “Out Of This World” featured among other highlights, the appearance of 71 young violin students on stage with members of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, performing songs from the Suzuki repertoire and concluding with the well-known “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Variations”.  It is always a pleasure to see young people on the stage […]