Albany Symphony Musicians perform selections from Handel's Water Music at Albany's Jennings Landing on May 12, 2017 at the official launch of Water Music NY.

Albany Symphony Musicians perform selections from Handel's Water Music at Albany's Jennings Landing on May 12, 2017 at the official launch of Water Music NY.

 

June 21, 2017 - NBC NEws channel 13 - Albany

"There's a special concert planned to mark the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal and the 300th anniversary of Handel's Water Music. David Alan Miller from the Albany Symphony and Brian Stratton from the Canal Corporation stopped by NewsChannel 13 to talk about it." Watch Video-->

JUNE 21, 2017 - Albany county News With Mary Rozak - Albany

"Maeve McEneny talks summer events, including Albany Symphony's #WaterMusicNY, Erie Canal festivities, and Alive at Five."   Watch Video -->

JUNE 8, 2017 - TIMES UNION: ALBANY

"A selection of events across the region and the state commemorating the 200th birthday of the Erie Canal For more, see eriecanalway.org"  Full Article -->

JUNE 5, 2017 - Spectrum news: albany

"The Albany Symphony is hosting special concerts along the canal this July as part of the bicentennial celebration. Here's a sneak peek!" Watch Video -->

june 5, 2017 - times telegram: LIttle falls

"Two Thousand Seventeen is an enormously important year in the history of inland navigation here in the Empire State, as we celebrate the start of construction of the original Erie Canal...
A series of events in June and July to commemorate the bicentennial of the Erie Canal at several communities along the waterway has been announced by the 56th governor, Andrew Cuomo. The programs will be co-hosted by the New York State Canal Corporation, and include a major musical performance in Little Falls." Full Article -->

May 12, 2017 - Governor Cuomo's Press Office

"Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Water Music NY, a seven-day event with the Albany Symphony spanning the length of the Erie Canal to celebrate the canal’s bicentennial. The Albany Symphony will perform seven world premieres from July 2 to July 8 in a unique cross-regional experience that will highlight vibrant communities, emerging artistic talent and the power of the arts..." Full Article -->

may 12, 2017 - Times union: albany

"Albany Symphony Orchestra on Friday announced Water Music NY, a seven-day waterfront concert series in celebration of the Erie Canal bicentennial.
The free series will take place from July 2 to July 8, and with it will be seven world premieres of new compositions. The orchestra will perform either on the a barge or canal-side along the Erie."  Full Article -->

May 12, 2017 - Daily Gazette: Schenectady

"Seven world premieres to be unveiled over seven nights in communities along the Erie Canal will be part of the state’s Erie Canal Bicentennial Celebration, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday.
The Albany Symphony will perform from July 2 to July 8 in Water Music NY, a unique cross-regional experience that will highlight vibrant communities, emerging artistic talent and the power of the arts..."  Full Article -->

May 12, 2017 - Spectrum News: Albany

"A first-of-its-kind series of concerts will celebrate 200 years of Erie Canal history this summer. Partnering with the New York State Canal Corporation, the Albany Symphony will offer seven nightly performances between in early July during its Water Music New York series, which was announced Friday at Jennings Landing in Albany.
Starting in Albany and ending in Lockport near Buffalo, the full orchestra will travel the canal by barge and either perform from the vessel or nearby on shore."  Watch Video -->

May 12, 2017 - Times Union: Albany

"Albany Symphony Orchestra on Friday announced Water Music NY, a seven-day waterfront concert series in celebration of the Erie Canal bicentennial.
The free series will take place from July 2 to 8, and with it will be seven world premieres. The orchestra will perform either on a barge or canal-side along the Erie."  Full Article -->