Samantha Martin & Katherine Lerner Lee Headline The Orchestra NOW’s 2022-23 Season

By David Salazar

The Orchestra NOW has announced its 2022-23 season.

For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on operatic and vocal performances.

Soprano Samantha Martin will perform George Walker’s “Lilacs.” The program, which will be conducted by Leon Botstein, will also feature a performance of Joan Tower’s Concert for Flute as performed by Andrea Ábel. The program concludes with Mahler’s Fifth Symphony.

Performance Dates: Sept. 10 & 11, 2022 

The Bard Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program will headline Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Iolanthe.” James Bagwell conducts.

Performance Dates: March 4 & 5, 2023

Leon Botstein will lead a performance of Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis.”

Performance Dates: April 1 & 2, 2023

The season draws to a close with “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” That showcase will feature soprano Katherine Lerner Lee in a program directed by Peter Norton Symphony. The concert will include Paul Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” Olivier Messiaen’s “Poèmes pour Mi,” and Dutilleux’s first symphony.

Performance Dates: May 14, 2023