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Orchestra Now to Enthrall New York with Debut Performance of Debussy and U.S. Premiere of Howard’s Trombone Concerto

by Madonna

The Orchestra Now is set to captivate New York audiences with a mesmerizing performance on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at 3 PM, hosted at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater. Conducted by the acclaimed rising talent Chloé van Soeterstède, the concert promises to be a culmination of the season’s musical journey.

Making her New York debut, Chloé van Soeterstède, recognized for her exceptional leadership, has previously directed esteemed orchestras like the London and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras. This performance also marks the inaugural appearance in the city for London Symphony Orchestra’s principal trombonist, Peter Moore, who will dazzle audiences with the U.S. premiere of Dani Howard’s celebrated Trombone Concerto. The evening’s repertoire includes Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, a masterpiece marking the composer’s final opus.

Van Soeterstède’s debut in New York follows a series of successful debuts with orchestras worldwide during the 2023-24 season, showcasing her versatility and command over a diverse range of repertoire. The concert commences with Claude Debussy’s evocative Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, a timeless piece inspired by mythical narratives.

Dani Howard’s Trombone Concerto, a poignant tribute to the heroes of the pandemic, receives its U.S. premiere after earning critical acclaim and prestigious accolades, including the Royal Philharmonic Society Award. Written for Moore, whose virtuosity has been lauded by BBC Music Magazine, the concerto promises to be a highlight of the evening.

The Orchestra Now, comprising 60 talented musicians from across the globe, is committed to revitalizing orchestral music for contemporary audiences. Under the visionary leadership of founder Leon Botstein, the orchestra fosters a dynamic environment for musical exploration and engagement.

Since its inception in 2015, The Orchestra Now has garnered praise for its dynamic performances and innovative approach to classical music. Collaborations with renowned conductors and soloists, coupled with performances at prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, underscore the orchestra’s commitment to excellence and artistic integrity.

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