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THURSDAY, MAY 30 - SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019 TROY, NY

A NEXUS OF COMPOSERS, THE CULTURALLY CURIOUS, AND THE MUSIC OF OUR TIME!

"Intrepid" says the New York Times of this creative partnership. "Adventurous" raves NPR Classical. Albany Symphony at EMPAC | Troy, NY.

"Intrepid" says the New York Times of this creative partnership. "Adventurous" raves NPR Classical. Albany Symphony at EMPAC | Troy, NY.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Experience the beauty and artistry of the Albany Symphony at the American Music Festival, a bold weekend-long festival of innovative concerts, NEW music, and artistic happenings around Troy, NY. 

Hear thrilling new works come to life and witness for yourself how the Albany Symphony and Grammy®-winning Maestro David Alan Miller are reshaping America's musical landscape.

Bold, Innovative, & Uniquely Spirited!

The American Music Festival is an international hub for NEW American music. Ideally situated between New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Montreal, and Toronto, the Festival takes place on the first weekend in June in historic Downtown Troy.

INNOVATIVE CONCERTS

Dogs of Desire at EMPAC Theatre | Troy, NY

Dogs of Desire at EMPAC Theatre | Troy, NY

Immerse yourself in 4 days of concerts, interactive experiences, and artistic events — featuring the Albany Symphony and genre-bending guest artists and resident ensembles that are redefining classical music by performing the music of our time.

At the center of the Festival is the orchestra’s Dogs of Desire, an innovative chamber ensemble and laboratory for America’s most adventurous composers.

ARTISTIC HAPPENINGS AROUND TROY

2nd & State Streets in historic Downtown Troy

2nd & State Streets in historic Downtown Troy

Experience Troy as a unique cultural destination with performances at the legendary Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, the Tiffany glass adorned St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the historic Bush Memorial Hall on the campus of Russell Sage College, and the state-of-the-art Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center

Set on the edge of urban revival, Troy is home to 120 unique boutiques, art studios, cafes, bars, breweries, and restaurants. Located along the Hudson River and only 15 minutes from Albany, Downtown Troy is the perfect backdrop for the American Music Festival.

SING OUT New YORK! | EXPLORE THE 2019 AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

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From Seneca Falls to Stonewall | HEAR more than 50 new or recent works by 38 American composers, including 27 world premiere performances celebrating New York’s leading role as a champion for equal rights — with performances by the Albany Symphony, GRAMMY®-winning soprano Hila Plitmann, the Dogs of Desire, Argus Quartet, Molly Joyce, and more! Plus, a four-concert tour with FREE outdoor performances in Schuylerville, Albany, Schenectady, and Hudson, NY. Explore Now!

TICKETS & PASSES ON SALE NOW!

The 2019 American Music Festival Pass is your ALL-ACCESS PASS explore every Festival event, including open rehearsals.

Purchase your ALL-ACCESS pass for $99!