David Hayes Conducts The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Schubert & Britten Sunday, January 23, 2022 2:30 pm PERELMAN THEATER Monday, January 24, 2022 7:30 pm PERELMAN THEATER David HayesConductor John Matthew MyersTenor Adolphus Hailstork  Essay for Strings Benjamin Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings Franz Schubert  Death and the MaidenHailstork’s “Essay for Strings” brings a beautiful spirit...

LIVESTREAM | MANNES ORCHESTRA: Debussy, Rautavaara, and Genese

Sunday, December 12, 2021, 2:00PM to 3:30PM (EST) Online from Tishman Auditorium The Mannes Orchestra returns to John L. Tishman Auditorium for its second live performance this semester. Music Director David Hayes leads the orchestra in a performance of Claude Debussy, Einojuhani Rautavaara, and Michael Genese, MM ‘21, who is the 2020 Martinů Award Winner. Known...

David Hayes Conducts the Mannes String Orchestra

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 at 7:30p, Tishman Auditorium https://event.newschool.edu/mannesstringorchestralive The Mannes Orchestra returns to John L. Tishman Auditorium for its first live performance in 19 months. Music Director David Hayes leads the string orchestra in a performance of Irving Fine, Aaron Copland, Jessie Montgomery and Adolphus Hailstork.  Known for their bold and...

New York Choral Society Announces Hybrid 21-22 Season

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/New-York-Choral-Society-Announces-Hybrid-2021-22-Season-20210805 For its 2021-2022 season, The New York Choral Society brings an exceptional group of composers, choreographers, vocalists, artists and activists together in a series of digital productions and live performances that reimagine and celebrate the experience of choral music....

The Resilience Of NYC Gives The New York Choral Society Something To Sing About

20-21 Virtual Season to Launch Series of Multi-Disciplinary Films to See the Music Through the Lens of Innovation, Diversity and Celebration. The New York Choral Society, New York’s pioneering symphonic choir that explores unique collaboration and dynamic repertory, announces Our Voices, a digital 2020-2021 season of multidisciplinary art shorts of...

Musical JewelBox

Musical JewelBox series connects viewers to the great artists that bring favorite composers to life. Conductor David Hayes dives into Shostakovich and Schubert, and why he’s looking forward to pairing them in his upcoming Death and the Maiden program. ...

Missa Solemnis

This month we take a deep dive into Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis – a work I first encountered at Tanglewood in the Summer of 1976 in a performance led by Colin Davis. I can still remember the chorus rehearsals for that; with Davis imploring the chorus in the Angus Dei to really...

This changed my life

45 years ago this weekend (July 25-27, 1975), my life changed. My 12th birthday present from my grandmother (a founding member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus) was a weekend at Tanglewood – culminating in hearing, live, the piece I was then obsessed with – Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. I hung...

The Epic of Gilgamesh

My choice for a deep dive into a single work this month is The Epic of Gilgamesh by the great 20th century Czech composer, Bohuslav Martinu. My initial encounters with Martinu’s music – the Rhapsody Concerto for viola and chamber orchestra and the Fourth Symphony (which was written to mark the end of...

Dvorak’s Requiem

As the first of our summer playlists which are designed to focus on a single work (perhaps one that you might not be familiar with), I couldn’t think of a more appropriate place to start than with the Requiem of Antonin Dvorak. Dvorak’s Requiem – Wolfgang Sawallischthe conducts the Czech Philharmonic...