Posted in music | tour dates on July 28, 2011

members of Brooklyn Philharmonic at the Seaport in 2010 (more by Chris La Putt)
Brooklyn Philharmonic

The 2011-2012 season for The Brooklyn Philharmonic has been announced and you can browse the full schedule below or at that site, but we'll highlight a bit.

Mos Def is presenting works at the Season Preview Concert I on October 8 and the Season Preview Concert II on October 12. Mos Def's work will then also be presented as part of the Bed-Stuy Series on June 9, 2012. All three of events are free.

Works by Sufjan Stevens will be presented at The Downtown Brooklyn Series on March 23 and 24. Tickets for that series are $20. Tickets for the public can be acquired by calling the Brooklyn Phil Box Office at 646-397-2765.

Throughout the season works will also be presented from a range of artists including Beethoven, Bernstein, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Duke Ellington, Brahms, Scott Joplin, Tchaikovsky, and others.

Brooklyn Philharmonic are celebrating Alan Pierson's debut conducting the orchestra in partnership with Mark Morris Dance Group on Thursday (7/28 aka TONIGHT) at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park. Admission is free and doors are at 8 PM.

Sufjan also has upcoming Prospect Park shows.

Full 2011-2012 Brooklyn Phil schedule below...

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BROOKLYN PHILHARMONIC 2011-2012 Season

Season Preview Concert I
BROOKLYN PHIL & MOS DEF AT RESTORATION ROCKS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Saturday, October 8, time TBA
1368 Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy
Works by Mos Def (arr. Derek Bermel) and Frederick Rzewski
Mos Def, hip hop artist
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players; Alan Pierson, conductor
Tickets: Free

Season Preview Concert II
WNYC NEW SOUNDS LIVE PRESENTS THE BROOKLYN PHIL
Wednesday, October 12, 7:00 pm
WNYC New Sounds Live at the World Financial Center
Between 225 Liberty Street and 220 Vesey Street
Works by Mos Def (arr. Derek Bermel), David T. Little, Lev Zurbin, Corey Dargel, Rzewski
Mos Def, hip hop artist
Mellissa Hughes and Corey Dargel, voice
Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Dianne Berkun, conductor
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players; Alan Pierson, conductor
Tickets: Free


The Brighton Beach Series
Family Workshop: CARTOONING & MUSIC MAKING
Sunday, October 23, 10:00 am
Shorefront Y, 3300 Coney Island Avenue
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players
Tickets: Free

The Brighton Beach Series
Chamber Concert: SERGEI DOVLATOV: NOTES OF FREEDOM IN BROOKLYN
Sunday, October 30, 5:00 pm
Shorefront Y, 3300 Coney Island Avenue
Works by Shostakovich, Pärt, Schnittke, Gubaidulina and others
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players
Tickets: $12

The Brighton Beach Series
Orchestra Concert: RUSSIAN CARTOON MUSIC
Thursday, November 3, 7:30 pm
Millennium Theatre, 1029 Brighton Beach Avenue
Works by Shostakovich, Vainberg, Gladkov, Artyomov, Zhurbin, Beethoven
Films by Kovalevskaya, Tsekhanovsky, Kirakosyan, Golonova, Khitruk, Polyakov
Local actors and singers from the Children's Talent Development Fund
Brooklyn Philharmonic; Alan Pierson, conductor
Tickets: $10-$55

Special Event
Recital: BROOKLYN BRIDGE with DEBORAH BUCK
Sunday, January 29, 2:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway
Works by Brahms, Vaughn Williams, Bernstein, Tchaikovsky
Deborah Buck, concertmaster of the Brooklyn Philharmonic
Tickets: $15, $10 for Brooklyn Museum members

The Downtown Brooklyn Series
Family Workshop: SHAPE-NOTE SINGALONG
Sunday, February 26, 1:00 pm
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy, 179 Pacific Street
Tickets: Free

The Downtown Brooklyn Series
Chamber Concert: PHILLIP LOPATE: LIVING IN BROOKLYN
Thursday, March 1, 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Heights Public Library, 280 Cadman Plaza West
Sunday, March 4, 4:00 pm
Dweck Center of Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Works by Copland, Bernstein and others
Phillip Lopate, author
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players
Tickets: Free

Special Event
School Time Concerts: THE TIME IS ALWAYS RIGHT:
A CENTURY OF BLACK MUSIC IN AMERICA
Tuesday, March 13, 10:15 am & 12:00 pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College
2900 Campus Road
Works by Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, William Grant, Duke Ellington
Brooklyn High School of the Arts Choir; Avid Williams, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic; Wayne Du Maine, conductor
Tickets: $6 per student

The Downtown Brooklyn Series
Orchestra Concert: BROOKLYN VILLAGE
Co-presented with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Roulette
Friday, March 23, 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 24, 7:30 pm
Roulette, 3rd Avenue and Atlantic Avenu
World premiere by David T. Little, co-commissioned with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus
World premiere by Sarah Kirkland Snider, commissioned by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Additional works by Sufjan Stevens, Beethoven, Bristow and Britten
Mellissa Hughes, voice
Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Dianne Berkun, director
Brooklyn Philharmonic; Alan Pierson, conductor
Ted Sperling, stage director
Royce Vavrek, librettist
Beth Morrison, producer
Tickets: $20

Special Event
BROOKLYN PHIL: OUTSIDE-IN ANNUAL CONCERT
Wednesday, May 2, 8:00 pm
Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO
World premieres by Tim Fite, Charlie Looker, and Naomi Weiss
(Outside-In Composer Fellows)
Randy Woolf, Composer Mentor
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players
Tickets: $15

The Bed-Stuy Series
Chamber Concert: TYEHIMBA JESS: SPIRITUALS, RAGS & STRINGS IN BROOKLYN
Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 pm
Dweck Center of the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Works by H.T. Burleigh, Scott Joplin, Dvorak and others
Tyehimba Jess, poet and performance artist
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players
Tickets: Free

The Bed-Stuy Series
Family Workshop: EMCEE ME
Saturday, June 2, 10:00 am
Restoration Plaza Community Room, 1368 Fulton Street
ReadNex Poetry Squad
Brooklyn Phil Chamber Players
Tickets: Free


The Bed-Stuy Series
Orchestra Concert: MOS DEF, LENA HORNE, AND THE BED-STUY TRADITION
Saturday, June 9, 8:00 pm
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street
Works by Mos Def (arr. Derek Bermel), Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart, Fats Waller, Harold Arlen, plus Beethoven and the Beethoven Remix Project
Mos Def, hip hop artist
Leslie Uggams, voice
student string players from the Noel Pointer Foundation
Brooklyn Philharmonic; Alan Pierson and Linda Twine, conductors
Tickets: Free


ALL PROGRAMS AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Comments (8)

first!

Posted by Stephen Whitfield | July 28, 2011 6:59 PM

^ ass!

Posted by Anonymous | July 28, 2011 7:59 PM

Moist Derp did 9/11.

Posted by Anonymous | July 28, 2011 9:09 PM

this, also, has nothing to do with wavves.

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2011 12:39 AM

That actually is a pretty good story

Posted by dafar | July 29, 2011 7:38 AM

mohammed was actually not a prophet at all. he held down the black man in slavery and beat his wives. old world dsk

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2011 8:00 AM

oh, for what its worth, I was being ironic with that first post in this section

Posted by Stephen Whitfield | July 29, 2011 10:26 AM

I'm not a huge fan of this type of music but I'd still like to see it just because I have heard they are a talented musicians.

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