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“Autumn” – Glens Falls Symphony

November 12 @ 4:00 pm

“Autumn” featuring Concert Master Michael Emery!

Fall brings the season to life as our own Concertmaster Michael Emery presents “Autumn” by Argentinian composer Astor Piazzola, as well as Le Tombeau de Couperin by famed French composer Maurice Ravel

Tickets can be purchased here. The event will take place at 10 Quade Street Glens Falls, NY 12801 (Glens Falls High School).

The Program:

  • Autumn Piazzola – Micheal Emery, soloist
  • Le Tombeau de Couperin – Maurice Ravel
  • Symphony #4 “Italian” – Felix Mendelssohn

About Michael Emery (Concertmaster Glens Falls Symphony)

Mr. Emery blends performance with teaching to create an active musical career. He has collaborated in chamber music with many international artists, including Ruggiero Ricci, Elizabeth Pitcairn, André-Michel Schub, and Emanuel Ax, and has performed in the Sibelius, Ludwig Spohr and Paganini International Violin Competitions. He is pleased to join his colleagues Jameson Platte, cellist, and Matthew Quayle, pianist, to form the Omega Trio, which will be touring internationally with piano trio repertoire as well as the Beethoven Triple Concerto.

He is concertmaster and frequent soloist with orchestras in New York and California, and has performed as soloist and concertmaster in Asia, as well as several major European cities.

Mr. Emery has performed in collaboration with many contemporary composers, including Gunther Schuller, Jennifer Higdon, Joan Tower, Ezra Laderman, Lowell Liebermann, Tommie Haglund, Richard Danielpour, and John Corigliano.

Mr. Emery earned his MM in Performance from the Manhattan School of Music as a scholarship student with Erick Friedman and Raphael Bronstein, and served as concertmaster of the Manhattan Symphony. At MSM he was selected to perform in masterclasses with Ruggiero Ricci and Henryk Szeryng, and as the violinist for the sonata class with Misha Elman’s longtime collaborative pianist, Joseph Seiger.

About Glens Falls Symphony

Since Maestro Charles Peltz’ arrival in 2000, the fully professional Glens Falls Symphony has performed a dynamic repertoire, regularly including musical premieres and world-renowned guest artists while expanding musical offerings to include family concerts, summer pops programs and more. Cited as “one of the great orchestras of our country” by Pulitzer Prize- winning composer Joseph Schwantner, the orchestra comprises professional musicians who come from all over the Northeast to perform.


November 12
4:00 pm
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