September 15, 2011
7pm cocktails and light dinner reception / 8pm concert
Angel Orensanz Center / 172 Norfolk Street NYC


Season Opening Concert and Celebration

Timo Andres, Composer
Vivian Fung, Composer
Ray Lustig, Composer
Andrew Cyr, Artistic Director / Conductor
Kristin Lee, Solo Violin
Jolle Greenleaf, Soprano
Timo Andres, Solo Piano
TENET, Guest Vocal Ensemble

On the Program

Ray Lustig: Compose Thyself
Jolle Greenleaf, soprano; TENET, guest vocal ensemble — world premiere

Vivian Fung: Violin Concerto
Kristin Lee, solo violin — world premiere

Andres/Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 "Coronation"
Timothy Andres, solo piano — encore performance

About the Concert

Join Metropolis Ensemble and 'wichcraft for an evening of music, food, and wine in a stunning setting. Experience new works inspired by classical lyricism in their most contemporary forms by resident composers Timothy Andres, Vivian Fung, and Ray Lustig. Also featuring the acclaimed vocal ensemble TENET and soprano Jolle Greenleaf, concert violinist Kristin Lee, and Timothy Andres, solo piano.

When you arrive at the concert, you will be handed your chair and given the opportunity to sit anywhere in the Angel Orensanz Center you like... and try a different location after intermission! Looking for a truly unique perspective? Buy one of our VIP tickets to reserve a table for four with a complimentary bottle of wine. 

Light dinner and hors d'oeuvres generously sponsored by ‘wichcraft

Compose Thyself is a Metropolis Ensemble commission with funds provided by New York State Council on the Arts. Violin Concerto is a Metropolis Ensemble commission with funds generously provided by the De Rosa Foundation. Piano Concerto No. 26 "Coronation" is a Metropolis Ensemble 2010 commission.