A sample of Paul Siskind's Whence Minstrelsie Filled the Gallerie, a flute concertino, commissioned for the Orchestra of Northern New York's 25th Anniversary Season by Luis Canales. It gets its World Premiere in Potsdam and Watertown this weekend. Photo: Todd Moe
Apr 25, 2013 — The Orchestra of Northern New York continues its 25th anniversary season with two concerts this weekend featuring the music of love: Tchaikovsky's Overture to Romeo and Juliet, and Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.
The spring concerts will be presented Saturday night (7:30) in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Hall and Sunday afternoon (3:00) at the Dulles State Office Building in Watertown. The weekend's performances will also feature the World Premiere of Paul Siskind's Flute Concertino, featuring soloist Jill Rubio.
Todd Moe spoke with ONNY Music Director and Conductor Ken Andrews about the performances, which include the music of two tales of love from the 19th and 20th centuries. Go to full article
Dec 28, 2001 — Todd Moe chats with 97-year-old Elsa Hilger, the first woman hired full-time by a major symphony orchestra. She also shared her music with the rich and famous, including Albert Einstein. Go to full article