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Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor & Artistic Director
Kyunghun Kim, Principal Associate Conductor
Nina C. Young, 2015-16 Composer in Residence


Our next concert is on Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 PM. Our April 2 concert has been rescheduled to June 11.

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2015–2016 CONCERT SEASON

Current as of May 10, 2016. All programs and soloists subject to change.


2015-16 Season Opener: The Sounds of the Cosmos

Saturday October 24, 2015 8:00 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 West 66th St (bet. Broadway & Amsterdam Ave)
directions & map

Nina C. YOUNG

Sun Propeller for Violin & Electronics (2012)
Fedor Ouspensky, Violin

Gustav MAHLER

Symphony No. 3 in D Minor
World Premiere of orchestral reduction for chamber orchestra by Yoon Jae Lee
Hyona Kim, Mezzo-Soprano
Young New Yorkers' Chorus Women's Ensemble; Michael Kerschner, Artistic Director
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Admission (Advance purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets): $20 general / $15 seniors / $12 students with ID.

(At the door, cash only): $25 general / $20 seniors / $15 students with ID.
Doors will open at 7:30 on the day of the concert.


New Music for Young Audiences:
"Reflecting Science (Fiction) through Music"

(A new series of educational concerts featuring living composers)

Saturday February 20, 2016 2:00 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 West 66th St (bet. Broadway & Amsterdam Ave)
directions & map

Nina C. YOUNG

Spero Lucem for Piano Quartet (2015)

Phillip SINK

Flowers of Salt for Pierrot Ensemble (2013)
Kyunghun Kim, Conductor

Carl SCHIMMEL

An Illustrated Ontogeny of the Flower Snark (2013)

Texu KIM

Frattalissimo!! for Clarinet, Percussion, Piano, and Violoncello (2012)
Kyunghun Kim, Conductor

Daniel FELSENFELD

Something Wicked for Flute, Percussion, Violin, and Violoncello (2013)
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Nina C. YOUNG

Tethered Within for 8 Musicians (2013)
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Ensemble 212 is presents its second educational concert series featuring living composers and new music presented in a fun and inquisitive manner. By teaching the elements and techniques used in new music, young audiences can better appreciate and understand today’s composers.

Co-produced by Artistic Director Yoon Jae Lee and 2014-15 Composer in Residence Texu Kim, a PowerPoint presentation will describe the musical elements of the works during the performance which will further enhance the audience's listening experience.

Admission (Advance purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets): $20 general / $15 seniors age 65+ / $10 students age 13+ with ID / Children 12 & under free accompanied by adult.

(At the door, cash only): $25 general / $20 seniors age 65+ / $12 students age 13+ with ID / Children 12 & under free accompanied by adult.
Doors will open at 1:30 on the day of the concert.


2015-16 Young Artist Competition

Semi-Final Round
please see http://ensemble212.org/competition for complete information.

Final Round
Friday, March 18, 2016 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Yamaha Artist Services Piano Salon (YASI)
689 Fifth Ave 3rd floor (entrance on E 54th St) New York, NY 10022
directions & map

Admission: Free and open to the public.


Voices in Harmony II with MuSE Chorus

Saturday May 21, 2016 8:00 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
directions & map

Edward ELGAR

Serenade in E Minor for String Orchestra, Op. 20
Kyunghun Kim, Conductor

Franz SCHUBERT

Salve regina for Soprano & String Orchestra, D. 676
Samantha Britt, Soprano
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Georges BIZET

Duo from Petite Suite, Op. 22

Yui KITAMURA

Red Apples for Chorus & String Orchestra TBA
World Premiere
Bunta Sato, Tsugarubue (Japanese bamboo flute)
Hiroshi Kumamoto, Percussion
Kyunghun Kim, Conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART

Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART

Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618

Franz SCHUBERT

Mass No. 2 in G Major, D. 167
Samantha Britt, Soprano
Percy Martinez, Tenor
Robert Martin, Bass
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Admission (Advance purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets): $20 general / $15 seniors / $12 students with ID.

(At the door, cash only): $25 general / $20 seniors / $15 students with ID.
Doors will open at 7:30 on the day of the concert.


Ensemble 212 Annual Young Artist Showcase Concert

Saturday June 11, 2016 8:00 PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
directions & map

Felix MENDELSSOHN

A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21
Kyunghun Kim, Conductor

Édouard LALO

Cello Concerto in D Minor
1st Movement
featuring Ian Maloney, Honorable mention of the 2015-16 Young Artist Competition
Kyunghun Kim, Conductor

Nina C. YOUNG

Vestigia Flammae for 15 musicians (2014)
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Antonín DVORÁK

Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 53
1st Movement
featuring Jessica Yang, 2nd Prize winner of the 2015-16 Young Artist Competition
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Felix MENDELSSOHN

Overture in C Major, Op. 24
World Premiere transcription for orchestra by Yoon Jae Lee
Yoon Jae Lee, Conductor

Admission (Advance purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets): $20 general / $15 seniors / $12 students with ID.

(At the door, cash only): $25 general / $20 seniors / $15 students with ID.
Doors will open at 7:30 on the day of the concert.