Queer Urban Orchestra: Inspiration

  • The Church of the Holy Apostles 296 9th Ave New York, NY, 10001 United States

The Queer Urban Orchestra performs Toru Takemitsu's Two Cine Pastrali at their concert Voyages: World Beats on June 21, 2014.

Empire City Men's Chorus friends Queer Urban Orchestra (Guest Artists, ECMC's i Divi Concert Series) continues their 2014-2015 Season Music that Leaps Off the Page tonight with their spring concert Reflectionhonoring the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. The final concert in the Music that Leaps Off the Page series will feature Ives’ Variations inspired by the patriotic tune ‘America’, and Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, inspired by the beauty of the human voice. Drawing inspiration from Beethoven’s symphonic legacy allowed Brahms to compose his towering Symphony No. 1, while the Bard’s influence is felt once more in Bernstein’s West Side Story: Symphonic Dances. For tickets, please visit the Queer Urban Orchestra website at www.queerurbanorchestra.org.