Program: Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain; Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade; Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Shir Semmel, winner of the 2016 Concerto Competition. Conducted by Jens Georg Bachmann. Free pre-concert lecture with Michael Hershkowitz at 7 pm in the Recital Hall.
The Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra is composed of outstanding musicians from all over the world pursuing advanced studies in the graduate school of the Department of Music with renowned performance faculty.
Tickets for all performances are $20 for adults, $10 for students with ID and $10 for seniors 65 and older. Tickets may be purchased from the Staller Center box office Monday through Saturday, 12pm and 6pm. Informative, free lectures by Michael Hershkowitz precede the concerts (7:00 PM, Recital Hall).