Constantine Kitsopoulos, leading national conductor and music director of the Queens Symphony, returns to New York University to conduct the NYU Symphony tonight, Monday, October 6 at 8 p.m at the Loewe Theatre. Based in the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, the NYU Symphony is the premiere orchestral ensemble at New York University.
The program features Riegger Dance Rhythms; Lalo Cello Concerto in D minor, with soloist Phoebe Tsai, winner of the 2014 String Competition; and Beethoven Symphony No. 3, "Eroica."
An accomplished conductor working across multiple musical genres, Constantine Kitsopoulos regularly leads orchestras throughout New York City, in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall, as well as on Broadway. His conducting credits include the Annapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Colorado Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Hartford Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Madison Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, New York Pops, Pittsburgh Symphony, Princeton Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Virginia Symphony, and a complete performance of Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du Soldat" with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
The concert is free and open to the public. The Frederick Loewe Theatre is located at 35 W. 4th Street between Mercer and Washington Square East. Subway: A,B,C,D,E,F,M (W. 4th Street), R,N (8th Street) or 6 (Astor Place). For more information call 212-998-5260, email email@example.com or visit steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/.
About the NYU Steinhardt School
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYU Steinhardt School prepares students for careers in the arts, education, health, media, and psychology. Since its founding in 1890, the School's mission has been to expand human capacity through public service, global collaboration, research, scholarship, and practice. To learn more about NYU Steinhardt, visit our website.