The Orchestra Now in Harlem, NYC

Photo: Cheryl Gorski

Affair: The Orchestra Now in Harlem

When: Friday, December 16, 2016 @ 7:00PM

Hot Spot: Aaron Davis Hall at The City College of New York (160 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031)

Deets: The Orchestra Now kicks off the second season of its popular Around Town series with a free concert in Harlem, led by conductor JoAnn Falletta, music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Virginia Symphony and principal guest conductor of the Brevard Music Center. Renowned mezzo-soprano Susan Platts, who has appeared at Teatro alla Scala, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center, is the guest soloist. The program will present two different composers' versions of the Scheherazade tale along with Nielsen's captivating Aladdin Suite. These free community outreach events have become engaging neighborhood activities and are a great opportunity to introduce families and new explorers to the joys of classical music.

Who You May Spot: JoAnn Falletta, Susan Platts

Hint For The Average Socialite: This event is free but please still RSVP at

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