The Struggle to Forgive (10th Anniversary Season)
In this world premiere of Gary S. Fagin's new cantata for soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and orchestra, the KCO gives voice, hauntingly, to those most affected by the gun epidemic: victims of gun violence and their families. This timely piece has been called “beautiful;” “stunning;” “an important work." May 4, 2018.
Renaissance & Renewal (10th Anniversary Season)
Excerpt of the performance by Preet Bharara, former U.S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York, reading the stirring words of Abraham Lincoln as the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra performs "Lincoln Portrait" by Aaron Copland as part of the Renaissance & Renewal concert on February 10, 2018.
And Bold To Fall Withal
Excerpt of Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra's performance of "And Bold to Fall Withal," composed by Gary S. Fagin, featuring tenor Jason Danieley, described by The New York Times as "the most exquisite tenor on Broadway."
Zaubernacht (10th Anniversary Season)
Zaubernacht, composed by Kurt Weill in 1922, tells the tale of a magical night. The orchestral score was lost when Weill immigrated to the US, and was recently discovered in a locked file cabinet. Performed by Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects and the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, the first performance in New York City since 1925. Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City, 2018
The Soldier's Tale, (Excerpt)
Excerpt from Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale (L'histoire du soldat) in a new interpretation by Jody Oberfelder. Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects with Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, Gary S. Fagin, conductor. Pace University, Michael Schimmel Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 2011
Robert Moses Astride New York, (Excerpt)
Starring Rinde Eckert as Robert Moses, from the suite from "Robert Moses Astride New York," a music theater work by Gary S. Fagin about New York City's master builder and power broker, Robert Moses. Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, Gary S. Fagin, conductor. World Financial Center Winter Garden New York City, 2011