American Symphony Orchestra Unveils 2023-24 Season

By David Salazar

The American Symphony Orchestra has unveiled its plans for the 2023-24 season.

“As we prepare for our 62nd season, I am energized by our ongoing ability to renew live orchestral music as a vital force in contemporary American culture,” said Music Director Leon Botstein in an official press statement. “Now that we have emerged from the major restrictions of the pandemic, the ASO continues that mission in 2023-24 by presenting large choral works that highlight the power of the human voice.”

Here is a look at the vocal performances set to take place.

Leon Botstein will conduct Händel’s “Judas Maccabaeus,” featuring members of the Bard Festival Chorale and Riverside Choir.

Performance Date: Dec. 14, 2023

Leon Botstein will conduct Dvorak’s “Requiem” at Carnegie Hall.

Performance Date: Jan. 25, 2024

Leon Botstein will lead the Bard Festival Chorale in Schoenberg’s “Gurre-Lieder.” The performance will star soprano Felicia Moore, mezzo-soprano Krysty Swann, tenors Dominic Armstrong and Brenton Ryan, and bass-baritones Carsten Wittmoser and Alan Held.

Performance Date: March 22, 2024