Orchestra

Three images: 1. text message bubbles of an interview with Robyn Smith; 2. Robyn is smiling and holding her trombone near a window; 3. Beautiful green grass, blue sky, and a tree
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We caught up with trombonist Robyn Smith ’19, ’21 MM to hear about her summer as a Tanglewood Fellow, her favorite spots in the Berkshires, and what's inspiring her these days. Our text conversation includes shoutouts to contemporary composer Kevin Day, Betty's Pizza Shack in Lenox, and all the Black athletes who shone with excellence this summer.
Spring Forward Festival 2021
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Welcome to NEC's Spring Forward Festival — a 10-day, on-campus performance intensive taking place May 17–26!

The Spring Forward Festival is an opportunity for students who have been working...

Il re pastore
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A shepherd works in obscurity, even though he's the rightful heir to the kingdom of Sidon. When he is found, he must decide: is royal duty greater than love? 

NEC's Opera Studies Department present...

Tristan Rais-Sherman raises his baton while conducting the Philharmonia. He is wearing a mask and the empty seats of Jordan Hall are behind him.
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Tristan Rais-Sherman '21 AD shares reflections from his past two performances conducting the NEC Philharmonia during this semester.
Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
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Watch as NEC Prep's Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (YPO) performs works by Brahms, Bruckner, Mendelssohn, and Vivaldi.
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NEC Philharmonia and conductor Hugh Wolff present works by Florence Price, Unsuk Chin, and Haydn, recorded in Jordan Hall and streamed to your home.
Hugh Wolff wears masks while conducting Philharmonia
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NEC Philharmonia and conductor Hugh Wolff present works by Alvin Singleton, Richard Wagner, and Aaron Copland, recorded in Jordan Hall and streamed to your home.
An audience member is silhouetted against a Prep orchestra
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NEC Philharmonia and '21 AD conductor Tristan Rais-Sherman present works by Anna Þorvaldsdóttir, Tania León, Mozart, and Jacques Ibert.
Tristan Rais-Sherman
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NEC Philharmonia and '21 AD conductor Tristan Rais-Sherman present works by Jonny Greenwood, Reena Esmail, Quinn Mason, and Igor Stravinsky, performed live in Jordan Hall and streamed to your home.

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NEC Philharmonia and conductor Hugh Wolff present works by Jessie Montgomery, Alfred Schnittke, and Piotr Tchaikovsky, performed live in Jordan Hall and streamed to your home.