The NYU Symphony Orchestra will present its annual collaboration with the NYU Tisch Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. The program will feature a multi-media presentation of the award winning works of Steinhardt Film Score Composition winners, played in tandem with film imagery provided by Tisch film students.
For the first time, this presentation will take place at the Peter Norton Symphony Space located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan.
The NYU Symphony will be led by the world-renown German-born conductor Jens Georg Bachmann, who has most recently served as assistant conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and as resident conductor of the NDR Sinfonieorchester in Hamburg, Germany.
Scores by the 2014 NYU Steinhardt Film Score Composition Competition winners Sam Warfield, Tianran Zhang, Meng-Mei Kuo, Robert Randazzo, and Wonkyung Lee will be performed to animated films by NYU Tisch students and alumni: Fighting Spirits by Gene Kim, Araignée by Jeremy Jensen, Owl and Mouse by Emma Nobel, Moon by Dan Costales, and Bears by Dan Costales.
The concert will open with a work by 2014 NYU Steinhardt Composition Competition winner Vincent Calianno and will conclude with Antonín Dvořák’s monumental Cello Concerto in B minor, featuring the 2013 NYU Steinhardt String Competition winner Emirhan Tunca.
The performance is free and open to the public. For further information please visit Symphony Space.