Bring your BFF and channel your inner Fred & Ginger as Gary S. Fagin and the KCO play timeless waltzes at the breezy end of Pier 45. An enchanting evening of some of the greatest music in 3/4 ever written, by such masters as Scott Joplin, Richard Rogers, Johannes Brahms, and the Waltz King himself, Johann Strauss II. Swirl and sway, or just sit back and relax; either way, enjoy a Hudson River sunset enveloped by the sweet sounds of the KCO strings! FREE EVENT
Grab a partner, bring the kids, and join Gary S. Fagin and the KCO under the trees at the Battery Park City waterfront for a selection of timeless tunes in 3/4. One-two-three, one-two-three; practice your waltzing—and then listen for all your old favorites, from Richard Rogers's “Carousel Waltz” to “Blue Danube” by Johann Strauss II! Bring your dancing shoes! FREE EVENT
Ahoy! Join the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra on Maritime Day for a lively concert of classical seafaring tunes.
Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place
Experience the world premiere of KCO Music Director Gary S. Fagin’s delightful one-act opera for children. Based on a Native American myth, the allegory follows the courageous journey of Jumping Mouse as she interacts with other animals and perseveres through challenges in pursuit of her dreams.
An all-female ensemble from the KCO celebrates Women’s History Month with a performance showcasing great classical and contemporary female composers. Led by KCO concertmaster Belinda Whitney and featured violinist Joyce Hamman, the all-star lineup also will tell stories about how they followed their musical dreams.
FREE EVENT; REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Click here to register
In a special kick-off to our 11th season, the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce an exclusive performance of KCO Music Director Gary S. Fagin’s “John Adams in Amsterdam: A Song for Abigail,” libretto by Terry Quinn, on the evening of Monday, February 11, 2019, at the famed Knickerbocker Club.
Tango-Waltz-Foxtrot! We kicked up our heels with Gary S.Fagin and the KCO for “Sweet Sounds of Summer!"—a stylish selection of classical melodies for our dancing pleasure, including foxtrots, tangos and waltzes. We enjoyed the timeless tunes of Johann Strauss, Irving Berlin and other great song and dance masters!
Location: Hudson River Park's Pier 45 (cross at Christopher Street)
Gary S. Fagin and the KCO played toe-tappin' favorites at the breezy end of Pier 45 such as Scott Joplin’s "Maple Leaf Rag" and “The Entertainer;” Noel Coward’s “Sail Away” and the 1930’s hit “Red Sails In The Sunset;” as well as traditional Scottish reels and Aaron Copland’s rousing "Hoe-Down from Rodeo.”
Location: Schimmel Center
In this world premiere of Gary S. Fagin's new cantata for soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and orchestra, the KCO gave voice, hauntingly, to those most affected by the gun epidemic: victims of gun violence and their families.
Location: Museum of Jewish Heritage
An enchanting chamber music and dance work about a child whose toys come to life, Zaubernacht is Kurt Weill's earliest work for the stage. The KCO collaborated with the innovative choreographer Jody Oberfelder, who created original characters based on Weill's dynamic score.
The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra kicked-off of their Tenth Anniversary Season of performances in the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place.