The Orchestra of Northern New York to present “Mostly Mozart” concert Sept. 22, as first in series in Potsdam
Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 4:03 pm

POTSDAM -- The Orchestra of Northern New York will share a “Mostly Mozart” concert Sunday, Sept. 22 at 3:30 p.m. in Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam, with Kenneth Andrews to conduct.

The top three finalists from the Julia Crane International Piano Competition will perform solos, and the Mozart Overture to The Impresario, K. 486 will be featured.

The soloists will perform the first movement from No. 14 in A Major, K.414 and No. 20 in D Minor, K.466; No. 21 in C Major, K.467 and No.23 in A Major, K.488; and Haydn Symphony No. 104 in D Major “London.”

Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for senior citizens, $10 for students and free for children under age 12.

For more information or to order tickets, visit the orchestra’s new website at www.onny.org.

Tickets are available at the Box Office, 267-2277 or www.onny.org, or Northern Music & Video.

On Oct. 26, the orchestra will perform an all-strings program by Elgar, Britten, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, and Mendelssohn.

The annual holiday concert, “A Holiday Festival,” will be Dec. 13 in Potsdam and Dec. 15 in Massena. The Potsdam Community Chorus, Northern Choral Society, and Massena High School Choir will perform.

The winter Baroque Concert will feature the Sound of the Trumpet and royal music by Handel and Purcell Feb. 8.

The orchestra’s family concert, “A Symphony of Dinosaurs,” will be March 7 and 8. The symphony will feature Bruce Adolf’s celebration of Tyrannosaurus Sue and the dinosaur kingdom, as well as selections by John Williams and Tchaikovsky. The winner of the James and Katherine Andrews Young Artist Competition will perform.

The spring concert, planned for April 26, will feature the great Piano Concerto No. 2 by Rachmaninoff, with Paul Wyse as soloist, and the Symphony No. 8 by Dvorak. The program will also include the Silver Overture by Harold Levin as a gift to Kenneth Andrews and the orchestra in honor of its 25th anniversary.

The season will conclude with the summer “Pops” program, featuring melodies from Broadway July 2.

For more information or to order tickets, visit the orchestra’s new website at www.onny.org.