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Renaissance & Renewal

  • Winter Garden at Brookfield Place 230 Vesey Street New York, NY, 10080 United States (map)
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Join the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place for the kick-off of our Tenth Anniversary Season of performances!

Presented by Arts Brookfield, the "Renaissance & Renewal" concert celebrates the rebirth of Lower Manhattan since the KCO’s first concert in the Winter Garden.  The program will feature works by Aaron Copland, America’s great classical composer, including his majestic Fanfare for the Common Man, and Lincoln Portrait, with the stirring words of Abraham Lincoln delivered by Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for New York. Elizabeth Pitcairn (above, at the KCO's inaugural concert in 2009) will return with her famous Red Stradivarius Violin to play the beautiful A Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams. FREE to attend. 

FULL PROGRAM:
Fanfare for the Common Man

Aaron Copland

Canzoni Septimi Toni
Giovanni Gabrielli

The Lark Ascending
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Featuring Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Camille Saint-Saëns
Featuring Elizabeth Pitcairn, violin

Voyage
John Corigliano

Lincoln Portrait
Aaron Copland
Featuring Preet Bharara, Narrator

The Winter Garden Waltzes (World Premiere)
Gary S. Fagin

Plus more classical favorites and a waltz for all to dance to under the Winter Garden’s soaring palms!

Earlier Event: February 7
The Red Violin