New York, NY (September 26, 2023) — New Jersey-based professional training orchestra symphony Claunches its 2023-2024 season with its new Music Director, Noam Aviel, on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. Gordon Theater at the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts in Camden, New Jersey. The concert features Smetana’s Overture from The Bartered Bride, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, and Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18, performed by piano prodigy Harmony Zhu.
"I am thrilled to begin this season's musical journey with Symphony in C,” Music Director Noam Aviel said. “We will celebrate with the lively opening of Smetana's The Bartered Bride, immerse ourselves in the lush melodies of Rachmaninov's beloved Second Piano Concerto, and sit on the edge of our seats for Tchaikovsky's dramatic Fourth Symphony. I am looking forward to meeting the wonderful Camden audience there!"
Symphony in C’s Virtuoso Series also returns, highlighting Symphony in C musicians within an intimate chamber music setting, with the first of three concerts at Haddonfield United Methodist Church on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. The performance includes Brahms’s Horn Trio, Op. 40 and Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9, Op. 47 “Kreutzer”. The series continues with Mozart’s Divertimento for String Trio, K. 563, and Halvorsen’s Passacaglia for violin and viola (after Handel) on Sunday, February 4, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. and Saint-Saëns’s Piano Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 41 and Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 on Sunday, April 7, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.
Throughout the season, Symphony in C also continues its Music Matters! Educational Outreach Programs including the Symphony in C Youth Orchestra, All-South Jersey Audition Clinics, Symphony Summer Camp, school instrumental lessons at all four Catholic Partnership Schools and our newest program at the Octavius Catto School in Camden that will include Meet the Instruments, instrumental lessons, and Music Together.
Virtuoso Series: Brahms & Beethoven Horn Trios
Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
Haddonfield United Methodist Church | 29 Warwick Road | Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Tickets: $25 per concert or $60 for all three Virtuoso Series concerts
Brahms - Horn Trio, Op. 40
Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 9, Op. 47 “Kreutzer”
Symphony in C Chamber Musicians
Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto
Symphony in C
Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
Gordon Theater, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts | 314 Linden Street | Camden, NJ 08102
Tickets: $30-$55, $10 for students
Smetana - The Bartered Bride Overture
Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18, C minor
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4, Op. 36, F minor
Symphony in C
Noam Aviel, conductor
Harmony Zhu, piano