FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2023
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF NEW YORK

15th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
“VOYAGES: STAR WARS & RESPIGHI’S FOUNTAINS”

Friday, April 14, 2023, at 7:30pm
Zankel Hall at CARNEGIE HALL

ARTISTS
Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director & Composer
With Violinist Salvatore Greco (Concertmaster, Teatro Massimo Opera)

PROGRAM
RESPIGHI, Fountains of Rome
SALVATORE DI VITTORIO, Voyages of Aeneas [U.S. Premiere]
Commissioned by Teatro Massimo Opera of Palermo, Italy
JOHN WILLIAMS, Star Wars Suite

Chamber Orchestra of New York celebrates its 15th anniversary on Friday, April 14, 2023 (at 7:30pm) at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, in a program titled “Voyages” which highlights portraits of historical characters who embark on journeys that proved transformative. VIP guests will attend the post-concert reception at Zankel Hall’s Parterre Bar (at 9:30pm).

The evening will feature John Williams’ Star Wars Suite and begins with Respighi’s Fountains of Rome, as the orchestra sheds light on the great influence of Respighi’s music on the film scores of John Williams. Violinist Salvatore Greco is the soloist for the U.S. Premiere of Salvatore Di Vittorio’s Voyages of Aeneas, a work commissioned and world-premiered this past January by Teatro Massimo Opera of Palermo, Italy. The Lorenzo de Medici Award, for Humanistic and Cultural Leadership, will be awarded to Mr. Steve Menzies.

Mission: Chamber Orchestra of New York is a premier ensemble that features a seasoned roster of our city’s most flourishing musicians. The orchestra is internationally renowned for championing unique repertoire that bridges the classical and modern traditions, including iconic film music, through premieres and world premiere recordings of rediscovered masterworks. Through all-embracing approaches with its programs – from performances to educational outreach – the orchestra aims to cultivate a broader audience across generations for the future of classical music.

Tickets: $60/Parterre; $50/Mezzanine; $40/student-senior
VIP tickets (includes post-concert reception): $500/couple; $250/individual
CarnegieCharge: 212-247-7800
https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2023/04/14/chamber-orchestra-of-new-york-0730pm

About the Orchestra: https://chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/
About Salvatore Di Vittorio: https://salvatoredivittorio.com/
Video of Palermo Premiere of Star Wars Suite at Teatro Massimo: https://youtu.be/OxyDuSrqRAo

For Press tickets, photos, and interviews with Maestro Di Vittorio, please contact Santa Maria Pecoraro (Orchestra Manager) at manager@chamberorchestraofnewyork.org

Press Release – CONY Star Wars at Carnegie Hall, April 14, 2023 (PDF)