2017-2018 Season

Free Concert! Saturday July 29th, 2017 – 7:30pm

Untermeyer Park, Yonkers, NY

The Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Tong Chen, presents a free outdoor concert in Yonker’s beautiful Untermyer Park. Please bring a blanket or lawn chairs to this event that takes place on a grass amphitheater area.

  • Bernstein: “West Side Story” Overture
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, Movt I: Awakening of cheerful feelings upon arrival in the countryside: Allegro ma non troppo (F major)
  • Copland: Buckaroo Holiday from “Rodeo”
  • Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, D. 485, Movt I: Allegro
  • Copland: “Appalachian Spring:” Doppio movimento (Simple Gifts)
  • Delius: 2 Pieces for Small Orchestra No. 1: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  • Delibes: Flower Duet from “Lakme”
    Jin-Xiang Jx Yu, soprano & Jennifer Russo, soprano
  • Puccini: La Bohème: “Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì”
    Jin-Xiang Jx Yu, soprano 
  • Dvořák: Rusalka, Op. 114: Song: “Song to the Moon” (“Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém”) 
    Jennifer Russo, soprano
  • R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Trio
    Jin-Xiang Jx Yu, soprano, Kat Liu, mezzo & Jennifer Russo, soprano
  • Tchakovsky: “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

Thank you Westchester Community Foundation!

We are the proud recipients of a $12,000 Grant from the Westchester Community Foundation.  The source of this grant is the Rudyard & Emanuella Reimss Memorial Fund.  This Grant will Support our Third Annual Beethoven Festival

The Yonkers Philharmonic Presents Free Concerts at Saunders Trade and Technical High School 183 Palmer Road, Yonkers, N.Y.

Concerts made possible in part by ArtsWestchester with funds from the City of Yonkers and Mayor Mike Spano, Westchester County Government, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino, The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation, the East Yonkers Rotary Club,  Westchester Community Foundation, Westchester Guardian, WVOX, and loyal patrons of the arts. This project was also made possible by the Yonkers Cultural Initiative grant program of the Westchester Arts Council, which is made possible by Westchester County Board of Legislators.

The orchestra continues to remember with great fondness and admiration of our past Maestro James Sadewhite. The orchestra fondly remembers previous conductors Pasquale Pistone and Jerome Sala.

Donations in memory of Maestro Sadewhite, Maestro Sala,  or Maestro Pistone to the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra can be made by sending a check to:

Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra or FAOS
P. O. Box 705
Yonkers, NY

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