OSL’s 48th season brings New York a one-of-a-kind adventure in classical music with guest artists, debuts, world and US premieres, and solo appearances by OSL’s own virtuosic members.
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Chamber Music Series
The virtuosic musicians of Orchestra of St. Luke’s are joined by special guests to perform chamber music favorites. This season, the series highlights the contributions made to Western classical music by women.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s annual celebration of J.S. Bach’s musical legacy returns to Zankel Hall with New York City’s preeminent specialist in 18th-century performance practice, Bernard Labadie, and guest artists Jeremy Denk and Hugh Cutting
OSL’s newest concert series spotlights 20th- and 21st-century artists whose contributions have been invaluable to their respective creative mediums. Featuring former US Poet Laureate Rita Dove; Grammy-nominated composer Anna Clyne; and the legendary minimalist composer Julius Eastman.
Paul Taylor Dance Company
Paul Taylor Dance Company returns, and as always, Orchestra of St. Luke’s performs live on every program under the musical direction of David LaMarche. What’s more, OSL is featured in Artistic Director Michael Novak’s new Moving Music series, when the orchestra pit at the David H. Koch Theater rises to spotlight OSL’s musicians.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s continues its partnership with the internationally acclaimed MasterVoices – founded over 75 years ago by Robert Shaw – which brings together world-class voices to celebrate the arts of song and storytelling.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s returns to Temple Emanu-El as part of a multi-year partnership, offering inspiring performances of beloved works in one of the most majestic settings in New York City.
Saint Thomas Church
Orchestra of St. Luke’s returns to the gothic splendor of Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue and the peerless singers of the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys.
Caramoor Summer Season
Since 1979, OSL has been the orchestra-in-residence and had the pleasure of calling Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts home away from home—a breathtaking estate and arts center located in Katonah, NY. Listen to musical masterworks in an idyllic summer setting at Caramoor’s open-air Venetian Theater.
Free School Concerts
Twice a year, OSL invites New York City’s public school students to outstanding classical music performances designed especially for young people. These OSL concerts are presented free of charge and reach more than 10,000 children annually. For many, it is their first live orchestral experience.
NYC Five Borough Tour
Paying homage to a wide variety of traditions, the performance features the music of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tania León alongside formidable composers in León’s creative community: inti figgis-vizueta and Keyla Orozco.