Heroes, Monsters and Madmen


Saturday, February 4, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

The Culinary Institute of America


Craig Schulman is widely recognized as one of the premier talents from the world of Broadway. He is the only actor in the world to have portrayed The Phantom in Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera, Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, and the title roles in Jekyll & Hyde. 

Join our orchestra and this celebrated performer on a tour of some of Broadway’s tour de force roles.

American Songfest


Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

The Culinary Institute of America


Enjoy American folk songs, ballads and spirituals including Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring, Morton Gould's American SaluteAmerican Ballads for Orchestra and Spirituals for Strings.  The concert will also feature members of the Hudson Valley Saxophone Orchestra and photographs of the Hudson River by Joseph Squillante projected over the orchestra.

A Night of Jazz


Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Rhinebeck High School Auditorium


Our annual pops concert takes on a new dimension when we juxtapose Duke Ellington's The Nutcracker Suite, arranged for the orchestra by Jeff Tyzik, with the original Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky.  Local jazz violinist Gwen Laster highlights the evening with Scott Routenberg's Concerto for Jazz Violin and Orchestra.

This season is made possible, in part, through funding from Dutchess Tourism, Inc. and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson. 

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