Nov. 18, 2019 6:30p Soiree at Steinway Hall

Exclusive Event for ACO’s 2019-20 Commission Club Members
Steinway Hall
NW corner of 6th Ave & 43rd St
New York, NY 10036

Invest in a new commission: from the composer’s first creative spark to the premiere at Carnegie Hall. Join now to get exclusive invitations to preview events with the composer, a sneak peek at the work in progress, and access to private rehearsals!


In the 2019-20 season, ACO’s Commission Club will support Mark Adamo as he creates Last Year, a new cello concerto featuring Jeffrey Zeigler, which ACO will perform as part of The Natural Order on April 2, 2020 at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.


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Member $500 

Young Professionals $300 

(for Patrons 40 years and younger)

Program for the Evening
Cocktail Reception & Concert

The Racer’s Widow, a song cycle for mezzo-soprano, cello, and piano of five poems sequenced and scored to suggest the emotional journey of the title character.

“Things Change, Jo” from Little Women

Conversation with Mark Adamo, Jeffrey Zeigler, and ACO’s Artistic Director Derek Bermel

Headshot of Mark Adamo, Composer Mark Adamo, Composer
Headshot of Jeffrey Zeigler, Cello Jeffrey Zeigler, Cello
Headshot of Briana Hunter, Mezzo-Soprano Briana Hunter, Mezzo-Soprano
Danny Zelibor, Piano



Soiree at Steinway Hall
November 18, 2019 at 6:30PM

Soiree at Private Home
January 27, 2020 at 6:30PM

Working Rehearsal at the DiMenna Center
March 31, 2020 at 4:00PM

World Premiere Concert at Zankel Hall in Carnegie Hall
April 2, 2020 at 7:30PM


  • Enjoy insider’s access to the creative process with invitations for two people to two preview events with composer Mark Adamo
  • Observe the composer interacting with conductor George Manahan and ACO musicians with an invitation for two to attend a working rehearsal of the full score, prior to the premiere
  • A pair of tickets to the premiere performance in 2020 at Carnegie Hall*
  • Your name on the dedication page of the printed score
  • A hand-signed copy of the score