Posts Tagged ‘Richard Konkel’

York Symphony Orchestra Season Finale: Puccini & Pictures

access_time Posted on: May 20th, 2023

The Season Finale features Giacomo Puccini’s Messa di Gloria with soloists, Spencer Hamlin and Marcus Deloach, as well the York Symphony Chorus. Beloved opera composer Puccini composed his Messa di Gloria by incorporating Italian operatic influences and theatrical melodies. Mussorgsky’s seminal Pictures at an Exhibition closes out the season with an epic reflection of Viktor Hartmann’s drawings. The opening Promenade theme repeats as though you are walking the exhibition among the artworks. CGA Law Firm is a Sponsor of the York Symphony Orchestra and their concert series. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist for the York Symphony Orchestra and Attorney… read more »

York Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninoff Celebrates 150

access_time Posted on: April 22nd, 2023

The York Symphony honors the great composer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday. Standing the test of time as one of the most beautiful piano concertos, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini will feature the passionate performance of Cuban-Spanish pianist Leonel Morales. Then hear Rachmaninoff demonstrate his consummate expression of melancholy and affection in his Symphony No. 2. Sergei Rachmaninoff – Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2 CGA Law Firm is a Sponsor of the York Symphony Orchestra and their concert series. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist for the York Symphony Orchestra and Attorney Mieke Driscoll… read more »

York Symphony Orchestra: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

access_time Posted on: March 18th, 2023

Legendary Aretha Franklin rocked stages for decades with her powerful voice and expansive genre range. Denita Asberry stars as the Queen of Soul by showcasing her iconic voice and style. You be won’t able to stop singing R-E-S-P-E-C-T and A Natural Woman! CGA Law Firm is a Sponsor of the York Symphony Orchestra and their concert series. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist for the York Symphony Orchestra and Attorney Mieke Driscoll is on the Board of Directors for the York Symphony Orchestra.

York Symphony Orchestra: Mozart and the Mágico of Mexico

access_time Posted on: February 18th, 2023

This concert will open with Mozart’s delightful Divertimento followed by his restless and famous Symphony No. 40 in G minor. Then step into the brilliant world of Mágico as Westwater Arts weaves stunning photographs of Mexico with the colorful sounds of Revueltas and Moncayo throughout this multimedia performance. Prepare for an immersive multisensory experience with animated images of ancient ruins, festivals, and snowcapped volcanoes. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Divertimento Mozart – Symphony No. 40 Silvestre Revueltas – Janitzio Revueltas – La Noche de los Mayas (The Night of the Mayas) José Pablo Moncayo – Tierra de temporal (Land of Tempests)… read more »

York Symphony Orchestra: Bach & Telemann; Frenemies

access_time Posted on: January 14th, 2023

Explore the complicated relationship between two friendly rivals—Bach and Telemann. Telemann’s technically challenging Suite in A Minor borrows Bach’s use of French dances from his Orchestral Suite No. 1. Fashioned after a Polish folk song, Bach’s famous and demanding Orchestral Suite No. 2 will showcase our new principal flutist. Georg Philipp Telemann – Double Concerto for Recorder and Flute Johann Sebastian Bach – Orchestral Suite No. 1 Telemann – Suite in A Minor Bach – Orchestral Suite No. 2 CGA Law Firm is a Sponsor of the York Symphony Orchestra and their concert series. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist… read more »

York Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops Spectacular

access_time Posted on: November 26th, 2022

Let the York Symphony Orchestra and Chorus commence your holiday season down Candy Cane Lane! Bring your family and friends for yuletide cheer. You won’t want to miss the annual Holiday Pops Spectacular, including the Holly Jolly Sing-Along! CGA Law Firm is a Sponsor of the York Symphony Orchestra and their concert series. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist for the York Symphony Orchestra and Attorney Mieke Driscoll is on the Board of Directors for the York Symphony Orchestra.

York Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops Spectacular

access_time Posted on: November 26th, 2022

Let the York Symphony Orchestra and Chorus commence your holiday season down Candy Cane Lane! Bring your family and friends for yuletide cheer. You won’t want to miss the annual Holiday Pops Spectacular, including the Holly Jolly Sing-Along! CGA Law Firm is a Sponsor of the York Symphony Orchestra and their concert series. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist for the York Symphony Orchestra and Attorney Mieke Driscoll is on the Board of Directors for the York Symphony Orchestra.

York Symphony Orchestra: Copland & Bartok; American Voices

access_time Posted on: November 12th, 2022

This concert showcases the range of all perspectives in the United States. Prolific African-American composer Florence Price arranged Ethiopia’s Shadow in America in the 1930s to honor the experiences of slaves in the United States. Jill Haley, YSO Oboe and English Horn, produced the National Park Suite influenced by her Artist in Residence at six National Parks. Based on Lincoln’s Gettysburg’s address, Aaron Copland moved the listener with his modest yet inspirational portrayal in his iconic Lincoln Portrait. Finally, Bartok’s showpiece Concerto for Orchestra combines his experience of just arriving in America to escape WWII with his Hungarian background of… read more »

York Symphony Orchestra: Nosferatu

access_time Posted on: October 22nd, 2022

90 Minutes, no intermission. Based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the famous vampire, Nosferatu, comes to life in time for Halloween. The 100th anniversary of this 1922 film classic will be performed with live orchestra and chorus as Nosferatu wreaks havoc at the Transylvanian castle and beyond. Arr. Philip Storey – Orchestrated Music for Nosferatu Lawrence Golan, Conductor Kathleen Shannon, Chorusmaster York Symphony Chorus Tickets go live August 1st. Attorney Richard Konkel is a Cellist with the York Symphony Orchestra and Attorney Mieke Driscoll serves on the Board of the York Symphony Orchestra.

York Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky’s 5th

access_time Posted on: October 1st, 2022

The YSO celebrates the re-opening of the Yorktowne Hotel with Beethoven’s Consecration of the House. Maestro Lawrence Golan premieres his very own Fantasia for Orchestra and middle-eastern percussionist Rony Barrak performs his symphonic poem, Beirut Sensations. Opening Night concludes with Tchaikovsky’s famous 5th Symphony which softly builds while exploring fate and ultimately culminating in victory. Duration: 2 Hours, plus intermission Ludwig van Beethoven – Consecration of the House Lawrence Golan – Fantasia for Orchestra Rony Barrak – Beirut Sensations Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5 Lawrence Golan, Conductor Rony Barrak, Middle Eastern Percussion Tickets available August 1st. Attorney Richard… read more »