American Symphony Orchestra Announce Free Performances Across NYC

The American Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has announced a free show at Lincoln Center on June 5, and free chamber music performances at Bryant Park and the Brooklyn Bridge Park from May 16-June 9.

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Leon Botstein conducts the American Symphony Orchestra.

On June 5, ASO will host American Masters, a symphonic concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center featuring the world premiere of Roberto Sierra’s newly commissioned Concerto for Electric Violin, performed by acclaimed electric violinist Tracy Silverman. The program will also offer works by three Pulitzer Prize-winning composers: Melinda WagnerRichard Wernick, and Shulamit Ran.

The ASO is offering free admission to this performance as a gift to New York music lovers. Tickets are free but required, available at beginning on May 5. Processing fees will apply. Ticket holders will need to comply with the venue’s health and safety requirements, which can be found here.

From May 16 to June 9, the ASO offers free chamber music performances at Manhattan’s Bryant Park and at Brooklyn Bridge Park. These five performances will include music ranging from French impressionist composers and Italian works to Afro-Cuban Batá drumming. Featured artists include ASO percussionist and composer Javier Diaz, award-winning multi-instrumentalist Alexa Tarantino, trombonist Dion Tucker, and Grammy-nominated oboist Toyin Spellman-Diaz.

Bryant Park Chamber Performances

May 16- String Quartet- Celebrating Fête de la Musique

May 17- Percussion Ensemble- Chants, Songs, and Rhythms from The Americas

May 23 and 24- Jazz Ensemble- ASO Salutes America’s Jazz Royalty

Brooklyn Bridge Park Chamber Music Performances

June 9- String Quartet- Italian Expressiveness and Expressionists

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