Sylvan Winds group

Contemporary Programs

A Sylvan Summer Serenade Join us for a lovely summer evening outdoor soiree where you can enjoy music, prosecco, wine, and hors d'oeuvres. Featuring an effervescent program celebrating composers from many countries and cultures, this is a benefit for the Sylvan Winds' outreach programs during this historic time!

Join us for a lovely summer evening outdoor soiree where you can enjoy music, prosecco, wine, and hors d'oeuvres. Featuring an effervescent program celebrating composers from many countries and cultures, this is a benefit for the Sylvan Winds' outreach programs ...

Dia de la madre II

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to return to the Hispanic Society Museum & Library’s courtyard for another outdoor concert! Join us for this exciting program with more works celebrating Latin culture, this time including music from Portugal, as well as ...

Harlem Mosaic

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to present this program at Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church featuring the work of the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize in composition, George Walker as well as another important and rarely performed work ...

Ladies First!

The Sylvan Winds are excited to return to The Cell, this time celebrating the many women’s voices in contemporary music. From Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe of Bang on a Can, to four new works written within the past ten ...

L'Chaim!

The Sylvan Winds are very honored to perform at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue for this terrific program of new Israeli works discovered by our horn player Zohar Schondorf. We will explore new music from Israel along with the haunting ...

Music Without Borders

A intriguing program of new works in relation to Charles Ives' first string quartet that includes a "Revival Service".

Siempre, Luis!

A tribute to Luis Miranda, Jr. celebrating Hispanic music and culture in New York City.

Slavic Soul: Myths & Legends

This fascinating program explores music from Croatia as well as exploring the new music of Serbian-American composers. We are honored to perform the world premiere of Aleksandra Vrebalov’s piece which was a commission of the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard ...

"The Nutcracker" and Sounds of the Holidays

A holiday celebration for all featuring actor/mime-artist Scottie Davis, with music celebrating Chanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, as well as the story of the classic "Nutcracker".

Viva L'Italia!

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to perform this program in the beautifully restored Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral. The original parish church counted Mozart's librettist Da Ponte as one of its parishioners. The program features Italian composers from the ...

Winds of Change

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to make their first appearance at The Cell honoring Elliott Schwartz with his witty tribute to the 2nd Viennese School and also featuring new works by talented and exciting composers, from Pulitzer Prize winner Julia ...

Women's Voices

A program of works by American women composers, from one of the first, Amy Beach, to Valerie Coleman's colorful "Umoja", and finally to a beautiful new work written during the pandemic by flutist and composer Elizabeth Brown.