ASTORIA – In a Celebration of Haydn – May 8th

Astoria Symphony and Astoria Symphonic Choir Join Forces

In a Celebration of Haydn

The ASTORIA SYMPHONY and the ASTORIA SYMPHONIC CHOIR will close their season with a spectacular concert that celebrates the genius of Franz Josef Haydn.

On Sunday, May 8, 2011, 7:00 pm, at St. Joseph’s Church in the heart of Astoria, the choir and orchestra will perform masterworks by this most influential composer of the Classical Period, including his famous Lord Nelson Mass. The orchestra will be conducted by the choir’s director Maestro Adam Eggleston, and will feature an all-star cast of soloists.


The concert will open with the Astoria Symphony performing Haydn’s Organ Concerto No. 2 in C major, with featured organist Ernest Lehrer.  The orchestra will then be joined by the Astoria Symphonic Choir, and will also feature the choir’s assistant conductor, Todd Wachsman, and an outstanding quartet of soloists: Megan Pachecano, soprano, Samantha Korby, mezzo-soprano, Blake Friedman, tenor, and Constandinos Tsourakis, bass.


The concert will begin at 7:00 pm,

at St. Joseph’s Church (43rd Street at 30th Avenue in Astoria).

N/Q train to 30th avenue station ( at 31st St)

Tickets cost $20, ($15 for students and seniors),

and may be purchased in advance at, or at the door.

Free admission for children 12 & under.


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22-70 23rd Street | Astoria, NY, 11105 |
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