New England Symphonic Ensemble Tickets
Details of New England Symphonic Ensemble and the Ticket Luck value
New England Symphonic Ensemble, formed in 1969, is one of the city's most accomplished orchestras of the day. This summer, the ensemble is presenting a show at Carnegie Hall which will include Symphony No.2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff and will guest star John Rutter, who will be presenting his famous Mass of the Children. The Orchestra is resident of Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall and Avery Fisher Hall's MidAmerican Productions. So if you want to catch this upcoming production in your own town on June, 29th, Purchase your New England Symphonic Ensemble tickets today.
New England Symphonic Ensemble has received rave reviews ever since it started presenting its productions almost four decades back. Rhodes Magazine called its performances as "flawless". Currently, the Orchestra is headed by the artistic director, Preston Hawes. It is currently one of the most featured Carnegie Hall orchestras, under the residency of MidAmerican Productions. The NESE productions aren't limited to the US only; the Orchestra travels across the world and has till day, presented more than hundred performances at international venues. Since its inception, the Orchestra has been led by a number of renowned guest conductors, such as John Rutter, Peter Tiborus, Sherrill Milnes and H, Robert Reynolds.
John Rutter will be presenting his non-liturgical Missa brevis, Mass of the Children. This includes the traditional Greek and Latin Mass text, which is interwoven with poems from English Literature. This major work by Rutter consists of five different movements, categorized as Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus and Benedictus, Agnus Dei and the Finale Dona nobis pacem. Mass of the Children has two different editions including varying instrumentations. Both of them are performed by children and mixed choirs and sopranos with baritones. The second version of the work is supposed to be for organ and chamber orchestra, while the first one is for full orchestra.
Rutter is one of the most accomplished British composers of the day. He is also a conductor, arranger, editor and record producer. Most of his compositions are choral, and feature anthems, Christmas carols as well as extended works like Requiem and Gloria. Apart from Rutter's guest appearance, the upcoming New England Symphonic Ensemble's concert at Carnegie Hall, Rachmaninoff's Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op. 27 will be featured too. Sergei Rachmaninoff was and remains one of the most accomplished Russian composers. During his lifetime, he worked as a pianist, conductor and composer. He is also considered as one of the last of the representatives of Russian classic music's Romanticism.
Rachmaninoff's Symphony No.2 was written in 1906. The premiere of the composition, conducted by Sergei himself took place in February of 1908 in St. Petersburg. The composition is around one hour long if performed uncut. The shortened version can be cut down to as short as around half an hour. Sergei dedicated this masterpiece of Sergei Taneyev, who was also a Russian composer, and student of the legend, Ilyich Tchaikovsky. During the time Rachmaninoff composed Symphony No.2, he was running seasons of Imperial Opera successfully at "Bolshoi Theatre". Although, his Symphony No.1 met with harsh criticism, the artist continued to compose No.2, which received rave reviews.
Now this beautiful composition will be presented to the audiences at the Carnegie Hall by a set of talented musicians. Participating choruses include Saint Bartholomew Choir, Valparaiso High School Concert Choir, Saint Dominic Academy Chamber Choir and Central Regional High School Chorus. If you enjoy orchestra and classic music, this evening is for you. The New England Symphonic Ensemble tickets have been made available for the orchestra enthusiasts already, so book your share before they sell out.