Our 2016-2017 Season


Our 2016-2017 season: QUO Celebrates NYC

This year, QUO and Artistic Director Julie Desbordes present a season full of concerts celebrating our beloved hometown: New York City.

Join us Saturday night for our annual GayLa! Tickets are no longer available online but may be purchased at the door.

Our full season includes:

  • October 21, 2016: Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (with Aryo Wicaksono); Ives Symphony No. 2; Mozart Ave Verum Corpus.
  • November 19, 2016: Hamlisch: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin!; Cuong: The Wild Woods; Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf (special guest narrator, Jeff Spurgeon)
  • February 18, 2017: Carter: Elegy; Villa-Lobos: Ciranda das sete notas; Movie Music themes from Carol, Spartacus, Vertigo, and more
  • March 18, 2017: Our QUOtets Chamber Concert series
  • May 6 and 7, 2017: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5; Fairouz: Symphony No. 2; Bukowski: High Tides (Winner of QUO’s composition contest)
  • June 17, 2017: Our annual Gay-La, featuring Jacqueline Jonée – Shostakovich: Suite for Variety Orchestra (Jazz Suite No. 2); Bernstein: Selections from West Side Story and On the Town; Marquez: Conga del Fuego Nuevo. Jacqueline will also perform music from West Side Story and Over the Rainbow.