Pulling Back the Curtain
Mar
16
6:00 PM18:00

Pulling Back the Curtain

Gary Fagin and the KCO give you an insider's look into the whys and hows of classical masterpieces!

Bach's Brandenburg No. 3; Mozart's Eine kleine nachtmusik; Beethoven's 5th Symphony; Bartok's groundbreaking string quartets; Copland's American soundscapes... just what is it that makes this music extraordinary? Join Gary Fagin and the exceptional musicians of the KCO at the South Street Seaport Museum’s historic Melville Gallery, on Thursday evening,March 16, 6pm to 8pm, for this special, behind-the-scenes soirée.

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Hurrah for the Harbor!
Jun
10
6:00 PM18:00

Hurrah for the Harbor!

  • Melville Gallery, South Street Seaport (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra and co-sponsors Laura Starr of Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners, Madelyn Wils of the Hudson River Park Trust and the Old Seaport Alliance as we celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service; honor Seaport founder and visionary, Peter Stanford; and toast Lower Manhattan's unique waterfront parks--The Battery and Hudson River Park!

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Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

KCO plays Centennial Chamber Concert at Canterbury School

Canterbury’s music students perform with select members of the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra. Members of the Knickerbocker Orchestra include Nancy Hume, granddaughter of Canterbury founding Headmaster Nelson Hume and daughter of Michael Hume ‘41, as well as Canterbury faculty member, Belinda Whitney.

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Supreme Justice Soirée-Fundraiser
Feb
29
6:00 PM18:00

Supreme Justice Soirée-Fundraiser

On February 29 (Leap Day!), legendary soprano Lucy Shelton channeled Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a selection from Supreme Justice: The Battle for Gay Rights and meet Michael Bacon of The Bacon Brothers Band and cellist Christine Kim offered a selection from Mr. Bacon's Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra. This was the KCO's first Soirée-Fundraiser of the season.

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Music of the Gilded Age
Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Music of the Gilded Age

The mood was festive at historic Pier on April 20, when the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra presented its spring soiree, Music of the Gilded Age. Guests enjoyed stunning views of the Statue of Liberty and New York Harbor from Pier A’s beautiful polished-mahogany, light-filled top floor, while the melodies of the Gilded Age transported them back to when sailing packets and steam boats plied the Hudson River, Mrs. Astor entertained her 400 guests, and Jacob Riis chronicled How The Other Half Lived.

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Jane Jacobs Saves New York
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

Jane Jacobs Saves New York

Soirée fundraiser featuring new work with music and libretto by Gary S. Fagin entitled Jane Jacobs Saves New YorkSoiree-Fundraiser: Home of Audrey Manley and Thomas Fritton

Chamber ensemble from the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra

Music and libretto by Gary S. Fagin

Marin Mazzie, mezzo-sopran

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L'histoire du soldat and Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects
Jun
9
to Jun 11

L'histoire du soldat and Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects

  • Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Soldier's Tale

Music by Igor Stravinsky
Text by C. F. Ramuz, adapted by Jody Oberfelder
Directed & choreographed by Jody Oberfelder
With creative input from the performers of Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects
Performed by the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by KCO Music Director Gary S. Fagin 

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Visions & Voices
Jan
15
8:00 PM20:00

Visions & Voices

  • World Financial Center Winter Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The power and the spirit of New York City were celebrated when the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra was joined by visionary performer Rinde Eckert portraying master builder Robert Moses in excerpts from KCO Music Director Gary S. Fagin's new composition, "Robert Moses Astride New York."

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