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Our Next Performance...

Saturday, May 14, 2016

7:30pm, Ford Hall, Ithaca College

(Pre-concert Chat 6:45pm / Benefit Auction 6:00pm)

Music Director Candidate:  David Handel
Soloist: Geoffrey Herd, violin

You won't want to miss our final concert of the season as we present the final Music Director candidate in our exciting season of the Final Four.  Maestro David Handel has chosen to start the program with a beautiful work for strings by Alfonso Leng Haygus.  We're excited to present a rising young star - Geoffrey Herd, who got his early start studying with two CCO members - to perform the third violin concerto by Saint-Saëns.  And rounding out the program is the monumental "Reformation" Symphony by Mendelssohn.

LENG HAYGUS: Adagio for Strings
SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Op 61
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5, Op 107, in D Major "Reformation"

Be sure to arrive early so you can catch the free Pre-concert Chat with the Maestro and soloist, and be ready to bid on the hundreds of goods and services that will be available at this year's Benefit Auction!  This is our single largest fundraiser each year and we count on you to make it a success.  More items are coming in daily and you can find a preview list here.  And it's not too late to make a contribution!  Just contact our office to learn more.




Visit our Benefit Auction page to see a preview of the items up for bids this year!  New items are coming in daily so be sure to check back often for updates.  We always welcome new donations and volunteers are greatly appreciated.  Click on the logo below to go to the Benefit Auction page.




Our 39th Season is the year when we will present the candidates being considered for Music Director. To learn more about our "Final Four" candidates, click here.


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The Cayuga Chamber Orchestra's 39th Season is made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.