FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT
THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019 - SCHUYLERVILLE
HUDSON CROSSING PARK | 7:30 PM
The beautiful Hudson Crossing Park will host its first major concert event with the Albany Symphony. The concert day will include an immersive outdoor street fair from 5:00pm through the Symphony’s performance. Pre-concert activities will include featured opening acts by local school and community groups, local craft food and beverage vendors, community art making, and family fun.
Program: In addition to one of these new works being featured on each concert, all four programs will also include Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, summertime favorites such as Stars and Stripes Forever, and singalongs including “This Land Is Your Land” and “Lift Every Voice And Sing.”
Loren Loiacono and Capital Repertory Theatre, Petticoats of Steel
Inspired by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and the origin of the fight for women’s suffrage, Loiacono creates a musical docu-play in collaboration with Capital Repertory Theatre exploring New York’s role at the vanguard of the women’s rights movement.
Concert will conclude with fireworks
Meet the Composer
The music of Loren Loiacono (b. 1989) has been described as “plush...elusive” (New York Times), “vivid and colorful” (Albany Times Union), “dreamy, lilting” (Pioneer Press), and “quirky and fun” (Bad Entertainment- Twin Cities). An emerging orchestral voice, she has received commissions and performances from such nationally esteemed ensembles as the Detroit Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, and the American Composers Orchestra. She is a frequent collaborator of the Albany Symphony, serving as Mellon Composer-Educator-in-Residence for the 2017-18 season. In June 2018, the Albany Symphony premiered Loren's Concerto for Piano, written for Vicky Chow.
Ms. Loiacono is also a prolific writer of chamber and vocal music, with performances by ensembles and performers including clarinetist Anthony McGill, pianist Xak Bjerken, cellist Peter Stumpf, New Morse Code, Latitude 49, the New York Virtuosi Singers, Music from Copland House, Transit New Music Ensemble, and the JACK, FLUX, Friction, Argus and Altius String Quartets
She has received awards from ASCAP's Morton Gould Awards, New York Youth Symphony’s First Music Commissioning Program, the Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute, and many others. In 2015, she was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, where her “Stout With Another Man’s Song” was performed by the New Fromm Players. In 2017, she received The ASCAP Foundation Fellowship for Composition at The Aspen Music Festival & School. Ms. Loiacono is also an active member of the New York new music scene; she is a co-founder of the Kettle Corn New Music concert series, and is Associate Director of the MATA Festival. A native of Stony Brook, New York, she is a doctoral candidate at Cornell University, where she studied with Steven Stucky, Roberto Sierra and Kevin Ernste. She also holds degrees from Yale University (MM/BA).