Sunday, October 19, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Yonkers Philharmonic under guest conductor, Tong Chen, presents a program featuring music by Wagner, Strauss and Schumann. French horn soloist, David Jolley, joins the orchestra performing Richard Strauss’ Concerto #1.
Ms. Chen is a prize winner in 2012 of the prestigious International Malko Conducting Competition and is was a semi-finalist of the International Besancon Competition for Young Conductors in France. (http://www.tongchenconductor.com/)
David Jolley has thrilled audiences throughout the world with his “remarkable virtuosity” (New York Times), and has been hailed as “a soloist second to none” by Gramophone Magazine. He has traveled extensively in North and South America, Europe, East Asia, and Japan, sustaining an active performance career. (http://davidjolleyhorn.com/)
The Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra received a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation to present this concert.
THE WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY FOUNDATION’S (WCF), mission is to develop and manage philanthropic resources, and to distribute them in a way that is responsive to donor interest and community needs. The Foundation actively promotes charitable giving on behalf of the area’s nonprofit organizations. WCF is a division of the New York City Community Trust, one of the largest community foundations in the country with assets of approximately $2.3 billion.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Saunders Trade High School
183 Palmer Road
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014
Times: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Presenter Phone: 914-631-6674
Presenter Website: www.yonkersphilharmonic.org