Woodstock Symphony Orchestra performs late-19th-century Russian works at Woodstock Playhouse

(Photo by Jason Eppink)

The Woodstock Symphony Orchestra presents “Late-19th-Century Russia” at the Woodstock Playhouse on Saturday, November 9. Conductor Jonathan Handman and the orchestra present a program featuring Vasily Kalinnikov’s Overture to Tsar Boris and Intermezzo No. 2, Alexander Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances and Tchaikovsky’s classic Symphony No. 5. Maestro Handman, Hudson Valley conductor and cellist, is a co-founder and artistic director of the Stringendo Orchestra School of the Hudson Valley and is an orchestra director at Arlington High School in Poughkeepsie. At Stringendo, he directs two orchestras, Vivace and Mazurka, and at Arlington he is the conductor of two symphony orchestras and directs an extensive chamber music program. In each program, his orchestras have won the Grand Champion prize at the ASTA National Orchestra Festival.

General admission seating costs $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $5 for children.

Woodstock Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Woodstock Playhouse
103 Mill Hill Rd., Woodstock
(845) 679-6900