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Albany, New York


Albany Symphony Orchestra

The Albany Symphony Orchestra is the oldest professional symphony orchestra in Albany and the Capital District. The orchestra was founded in 1930 by Italian born John Carabella, and initially known as the People’s Orchestra of Albany. The orchestra is a full-sized orchestra based at Albany’s Palace Theatre but also performs at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in the nearby city of Troy. The orchestra is one of the most venerated music institutions in the western New York State region and has won numerous awards for its outstanding achievements.
Palace Theatre, Albany (New York State)

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Music directors and conductors of the Albany Symphony Orchestra have included John Carabella, Rudolf Thomas, Ole Windingstad, Edgar Curtis, Julius Hegyi, Geoffrey Simon, and David A. Miller since 1992. The orchestra performs and records works by emerging and established composers. Furthermore, it brings a new vision to classical music, attracting a wide spectrum of music lovers. The orchestra also performs with a number of guest artists and previous performers include violinist Joshua Bell, pianist Andre Watts, and percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie.

Location: 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY 12207

Website: Albany Symphony

Tel: 518-465-4755 

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