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March Concert: Mendelssohn & Dvorak

  • Trinity School 101 W. 91st Street at Columbus Ave New York, NY (map)

Hear the Riverside orchestra play two great audience favorites.  Collaborating with the New York Philharmonic through their "New World Initiative," we perform Dvorak's ever-popular and dramatic New World Symphony, composed during Antonin Dvorak's sojourn in the United States.  The concert opens with Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, The concert opens with Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, featuring guest soloist Chelsea Xia, a star of the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College division and their Concerto Competition winner. Ms. Xia studies with Elizabeth Faidley.  Our concert is in honor of Dick and Polly Leonard, long-time supporters of the orchestra.

 Chelsea Xia, violin

Chelsea Xia, violin

Later Event: June 16
Mendelssohn, Mozart and Haydn