The MCO performs Puccini's Turandot | Open: 03/15/14 Close: 03/15/14
Metropolitan Opera tenor John Horton Murray joins MCO regular Therese Panicali in performing Giacomo Puccini's final masterpiece, Turandot. The Metro Chamber Orchestra is joined by the Brooklyn Conservatory Choral; Nelly Vuksic, director, as well as the Our Lady of Guadalupe Children's Chorus; Janet Cullen, director. Additional cast members to be announced. Don't miss out on the sparkling orchestration, powerful choruses and of course the aria Nessun Dorma in this performance of what many consider to be the last great Italian opera.
11th Season Opener | Open: 11/02/13 Close: 11/02/13
The Metro Chamber Orchestra begins its eleventh season under the leadership of its Artistic Director Philip Nuzzo. Sylvia Kahan returns to bring her effervescent personality to the bubbly Piano Concerto No. 19 in F Major by Mozart. Principal clarinetist Christopher Bush and principal bassoonist Nanci Belmont join the orchestra in performing the rarely heard Concertino for Clarinet, Bassoon and Strings by Richard Strauss. The program closes, commemorating the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner, with his Prelude and Liebestod from the opera Tristan und Isolde in its reduced version, arranged by Andreas Tarkmann.