Water Music New York at Albany // FREE

  • Albany Corning Preserve // Jennings Landing Amphitheatre 1 Quay Street Albany, NY, 12207

A UNIQUE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING... 

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Albany Symphony

Empire State Youth Orchestra's Jazz Ensemble

Skidmore College Storytellers' Institute

HANDEL: Selections from "Water Music"

DANIEL SCHLOSBERG (Yale University):  Canal Songs, Erie Canal Bicentennial Commission (World Premiere)

AMERICAN FAVORITES including “Stars and Stripes,” and more!

Rain Location: The Palace Theater

 

MEET THE COMPOSER

Theatricality remains integral to Daniel’s work.  Most recently, Daniel collaborated with playwright Kate Tarker and director Dustin Wills in creating Awful Event! Or the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln as Interpreted by the Unseen Internal Organs of His Wife, which premiered at Ars Nova’s ANT Fest in June 2016.

 Daniel is a 2014 recipient of the Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and has been awarded two ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. 

MEET THE COLLABORATING ARTS PARTNERS 

The Empire State Youth Jazz Ensemble formed in 1986, is ESYO's premiere Jazz Ensemble and has worked with guest artists such as “Blue” Lou Marini and Allen Vizzutti, and Grammy-award winning pianist/ composer Bill Cunliffe.  

The Empire State Youth Jazz Ensemble formed in 1986, is ESYO's premiere Jazz Ensemble and has worked with guest artists such as “Blue” Lou Marini and Allen Vizzutti, and Grammy-award winning pianist/ composer Bill Cunliffe.  

Founded in 2014, the annual Storytellers’ Institute sponsored by the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS) is a five-week residency hosted at Skidmore College. For the month of June, the Institute welcomes its Fellows to work on independent projects and engage in an annual theme.

ERIE CANAL FACT:

On April 15, 1817 the New York State Legislature voted to approve construction of the Erie Canal. For over 100 years all boats entered and exited the canal through Lock 1 in Albany.