The String Orchestra of Brooklyn warmly welcomes back long-time friend and critically-acclaimed violinist Giora Schmidt to lead the orchestra through a conductorless evening of string orchestra works, curated by Schmidt. He is joined by award-winning cellist Julian Schwarz, who is soloing with the orchestra for the first time.

“Impossible to resist, captivating with lyricism, tonal warmth, and boundless enthusiasm,”

— The Cleveland Plain Dealer, on Giora Schmidt

Béla Bartók | Romanian Folk Dances — Giora Schmidt, violin
Jean Francaix | 15 Portraits d’enfants d’Auguste Renoir
Antonio Vivaldi | Double Concerto in Bb for Cello & Violin RV 547 — Julian Schwarz, cello and Giora Schmidt, violin
Virgil Thomson | Cantabile
Franz Schubert | Rondo in A major for Violin and Strings, D.438 — Giora Schmidt, violin
Victor Herbert | Works for Cello and Orchestra (arranged by Sam Dennison, edited by Lynn Harrell) — Julian Schwarz, cello
I. Punchinello
II. Ghazel
III. The Mountain Brook


Pre-sale: General admission: $16 | Students/Seniors: $11
Walk-up/night of: $20