A UNIQUE MUSICAL EXPERIENCE 200 YEARS IN THE MAKING...
RAIN LOCATION: St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Albany Symphony // David Alan Miller, Conductor
Mariah Maloney Dance // Mariah Maloney, Choreographer/Dancer
Golden Eagle String Band // William Hullfish, Artistic Director
HANDEL: Selections from "Water Music"
LOREN LOIACONO (Cornell University): Canal Tales: Erie Canal Bicentennial Commission (World Premiere)
AMERICAN FAVORITES, including “Stars and Stripes” and more!
Pre-Concert Performance by The Golden Eagle String Band
The Golden Eagle String Band has been performing in the Northeastern U.S. since 1978. The band has recorded for Smithsonian/Folkways, toured under a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and received a gold medal from the Smithsonian Institute as Folkways recording artists.
Food and Beverages
- Stoneyard Brewing Company
- Fazool's Italian Kitchen
- 58 Main BBQ & Brew
- Java Junction
Directions and Parking
Directions from Albany
Merge onto I-787 S. Take the I-87 exit, EXIT 1. Take the I-87 N exit, EXIT 24-61, toward Montreal/Buffalo. Merge onto New York Trwy N(Portions toll). Merge onto I-490 W via EXIT 45toward Rochester (Portions toll). Merge onto NY-531 W/Spencerport Expy W via EXIT 8 toward Spencerport/Brockport. Take Washington St/NY-36 toward Brockport. Take the 1st left onto Brockport Spencerport Rd/NY-31. Turn right onto Lake Rd S/NY-19. Continue to follow NY-19. Turn right onto Water St.
Brockport Welcome Ctr, 11 Water St, Brockport, NY, 11 WATER ST is on the left.
MEET THE COMPOSER
Lauded by the New York Times as plush, elusive and alluring, and vivid and colorful by the Albany Times-Union, the music of Loren Loiacono (b. 1989) has been heard at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Minneapolis's Orchestra Hall and on WQXR and WSHU.
She has received awards including ASCAP's Morton Gould Award, Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute, and the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, among others.
MEET THE COLLABORATING ARTS PARTNER
ERIE CANAL FACT:
Founded in 1820, Brockport grew to become an important port on the Erie Canal and for a short time was the official end of the canal.In 2009, Brockport earned the Erie Canalway Heritage Award after an extensive canal front revitalization.