Bardavon Announces Hudson Valley Philharmonic Juneteenth Celebration and Season Finale

Bardavon has announced the season finale of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Themes & Variations, with guest conductor André Raphel. Additionally, Bardavon announced a Juneteenth celebration with The Resistance Revival Chorus.

Guest conductor André Raphel.

André Raphel will be the guest conductor at HVP’s Themes & Variations concerto. Raphel is a world-renowned conductor, having held positions at a number of different orchestras. He was Assistant
Conductor to Kurt Masur at the New York Philharmonic for two years and Assistant Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra for six years. Raphel has also appeared in orchestras all around the world, and has a huge dedication to his craft.

Also appearing in Themes & Variations is sololist Lara St. John. She has been described as “something of a phenomenon” by The Strad and a “high-powered soloist” by the New York Times. She has performed as a soloist worldwide, and owns her label Ancalagon, which she founded in 1999. Her Mozart recording with The Knights won a Juno Award in 2011.

Complete repertory for Themes & Variations:

Erich Wolfgang Korngold– Theme and Variations, op. 42

Richard Danielpour– Adagietto for String Orchestra 

Avner Dorman– Nigunim- Violin Concerto no. 2 NYS Premiere w/ Lara St John, violin 

Felix Mendelssohn– Symphony no. 4 in A major, op.90 (Italian)

The Juneteenth celebration in Kingston, NY, features The Resistance Revival Chorus. The chorus is a collective of more than 60 womxn, and non-binary singers. They sing songs of resistance, and uplift and center womxn’s voices. Members include touring musicians, film and television actors, Broadway performers, solo recording artists, gospel singers, political activists, and more all with diverse backgrounds and identities.

Tickets to each of these performances are available here.

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