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Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Date
Sunday • March 17 • 3:00 pm
Venue
Woolsey Hall 500 College St
New Haven, CT 06511 United States

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The orchestra plays on the stage at Woolsey Hall. The Hall is in shadows, and the golden organ pipes rise over the orchestra creating a moody and dynamic scene.

NHSO Principal Clarinetist David Shifrin is featured on Mozart’s lovely Clarinet Concerto, on a program also including Esmail’s imaginative “Testament” and Tchaikovsky’s powerful “Pathetique” Symphony.

The Music

Reena Esmail
“Testament” from Vishwas

W.A. Mozart
Clarinet Concerto

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

The Performers

New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Alasdair Neale, Conductor & Music Director
David Shifrin, NHSO principal clarinet and featured soloist

One of only two wind players to have been awarded the Avery Fisher Prize since the award’s inception in 1974, David Shifrin is in constant demand as an orchestral soloist, recitalist and chamber music collaborator. He has appeared with many of the major orchestras in the United States and abroad, and has served as principal clarinetist with the Cleveland Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra (under Stokowski), Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and others. A sought after a chamber musician, he collaborates frequently with distinguished ensembles and artists. Shifrin has been an artist member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1989 and served as its artistic director from 1992 to 2004. He is currently the artistic director of Chamber Music Northwest in Portland, Ore. Shifrin also continues to broaden the repertoire for clarinet and orchestra by commissioning and championing the works of 20th and 21st century American composers.


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  • Ticket Information

    Tickets

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    Tickets to this concert range in price from $15-69 for adults.
    Kids under 18 go free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
    College Students are $10 with ID.
    Tickets for active military are free with ID.
    Groups of 10 or more receive a 20% discount. Call us at (203) 693-1486 or email BoxOffice@LongWharf.orgto book your group.

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  • Explore the Music

    Reena Esmail’s “Testament” from Vishwas

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

    David Shifrin is featured on W.A. Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto

  • Accessibility

    Ramp & Door Access

    There is a ramp on the Grove Street side entrance to the Schwarzman Center, equipped with push-button access for the door. There is also a wheelchair accessible entrance at the back of the building if entering from Hewitt Triangle, which also has push-button access. The doors to Woolsey Hall are kept open until showtime.

    Seating Options

    Wheelchair accessible seating is available on the first floor of Woolsey Hall. These seats have space considerations for wheelchairs or service animals. There is also companion seating available. If you are in need of mobility considerations with regard to seating, inquire about these options when contacting the box office or email access@newhavensymphony.org.

    Parking

    Street Parking

    Woolsey Hall is surrounded by metered street parking. Paid street parking in the Woolsey Hall area is available on Grove, College, and Wall Streets, and is free after 9:00 pm. We recommend that you download the GoNewHaven parking app for easy meter pay – no quarters necessary!

    Information about Garage Parking is coming soon!

    Directly outside of Woolsey, there is one (1) ADA spot on Grove Street, three (3) ADA spots on College Street, and one (1) space on Wall Street.

    Public Transportation

    There are several bus lines that service the Schwarzman Center and the downtown New Haven area. The 224, 234, and 278 have a stop on College Street right outside of the Schwarzman Center. The 212, 213, 215, 224, 228, 229, and 234 service the stop at Temple Street and Grove Street, one block from the venue. Riders on lines 237, 238, 241, 243, 246, 254, 255, and 261 can deboard at the top of the New Haven Green at Temple Street and Elm Street. The 204, 206, 223, and 274 stop at Elm Street and Church Street.

    Click here to see a comprehensive map of the bus lines that service downtown New Haven.

    Restrooms

    There are bathrooms in the basement of the Schwarzman Center as well as on Floor and 3. Each floor that has a bathroom has two multi-stall restrooms and a single-user restroom. Each multi-stall restroom has an ADA compliant stall, and each single–user restroom is also ADA compliant. The multi-stall restrooms are labeled according to gender. We invite patrons to use whichever restroom best corresponds with their gender identity.

    Sensory Related Accommodations

    Sensory kits and earplugs are available at all of our concerts. Patrons can also request to borrow ear defenders for the duration of the concert. To obtain a pair, see a staff member or visit the welcome table.

    Large Print Programs

    Large print programs are available at all of our concerts and can be acquired from a staff member or visit the welcome table.

    Elevators

    Elevators are located on the outer rotunda on the first floor of the Schwarzman Center. You can use the elevator to reach any floor of Woolsey Hall; however, please note that only the first floor offers wheelchair accessible seating.

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