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Julia Bruskin
This week, our MET orchestra committee will be continuing negotiations with The Metropolitan Opera. Join us as we send them strength and support – who, after an unprecedented past 16 months, continue working tirelessly on our orchestra’s behalf. To our loyal audience and fans, who have propped us up with their support during this time,...
A year ago, our “April Fool’s Day” was sadly not very funny, as this was the start of an enormously difficult year. This marked the beginning of massive financial insecurity, musical career insecurity and an ultimate sense of loss of spirit for us as artists. Despite these enormous challenges, and with your continued support, we...
There is still time to enjoy some “Warmth from Other Suns” by purchasing a ticket at Spotlight.MetOrchestraMusicians.org! This concert features Sphinx Organization Medal of Excellence winner Carlos Simon, Pulitzer-prize winning composer Caroline Shaw, Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden”, arrangements from the “Magic Flute”, “William Tell” and the Flower Duet from Delibes! Tickets are only $15...
Chelsea Knox (Principal Flute) and Julia Bruskin Wunsch (Cello) perform a selection from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” arranged by Eric Stephenson, on our third MET Orchestra Spotlight Series concert January 17th, 2021. Tickets are still available at: Spotlight.METOrchestraMusicians.org for $15
Eric Owens announces our next Spotlight series concert “Warmth from Other Suns” this Sunday January 17th 3 EST. Tickets can be bought at spotlight.metorchestramusicians.org The program features music from Sphinx organization Medal of Excellence winner Carlos Simon, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, arrangements of the Magic Flute, William Tell and Lakme, plus the Andante con...
Please mark your calendars for the next performance in our MET Orchestra Spotlight Series, Warmth from Other Suns, premiering on Sunday, January 17 at 3pm EST. Hosted by bass-baritone Eric Owens, this program of woodwinds, strings and piano features new works by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw and Sphinx 2021 Medal of Excellence winner Carlos Simon as well as operatic...
MET Orchestra #cellist Julia Bruskin talks to MET #violinist Julia Choi about falling vacuum cleaners, her favorite operas to play, what she misses most about being away from the orchestra, and advice for young musicians during these challenging times. For the rest of this interview and more, check out Entr’acte with Julia: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/entrac… Spotify:...
Pedro Diaz, oboist and English hornist of the MET orchestra, shares highlights from the MET Orchestra Musicians’ performance on the grounds of Lincoln Center as part of a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of New York. Please enjoy these excerpts from works by Mozart, Dvorak, and Poulenc.
Enjoy this #METOrchestraMusicians performance from the recent food drive at Lincoln Center, NYC