Upcoming Concerts and Events

Nov. 13, 2019 at 7:30p New England Echoes at Carnegie Hall

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall 57th St. and 7th Ave., NYC ABOUT A celebration of composers with roots in New England, ACO’s season opener includes the world premieres of Hilary Purrington’s Harp of Nerves featuring guitarist JIJI and orchestrations of Selected Songs by Charles Ives, arranged by Purrington, Hannah […]

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 […]

Jan. 27, 2020 6:30p Commission Club Soiree

Exclusive Event for ACO’s 2019-20 Commission Club Members Hosted at Private Home Upper West Side (Exact address shared once membership is finalized) 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 […]

January 28-29, 2020 EarShot: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Program American Composers Orchestra seeks to identify and celebrate emerging American composers through its EarShot program. Drawing from a national network of advisors and advocates, EarShot works with orchestras around the country to identify and support promising composers in the early stages of their careers. Orchestras have relied on EarShot to identify and connect with composers consistent with […]

March 4, 2020: American Composers Orchestra’s 2020 Gala

American Composers Orchestra 2020 Gala  Bryant Park Grill | 25 W 40th Street, New York City 6:30pm Cocktails  |  7:30pm Dinner and Performance American Composers Orchestra celebrates three honorees who have effected change in the American musical landscape. Join us as we toast our honorees with sparkling libations, scrumptious food and lively conversation at ACO’s annual […]

March 12-13, 2020 Underwood New Music Readings

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Marian Anderson Theater Aaron Davis Hall at The City College of New York 129 Convent Avenue at West 135th Street New York, NY 10031 ABOUT ACO will hold its 29th Annual Underwood New Music Readings for emerging composers on Thursday and Friday, March 12 and 13, 2020. Six composers will hear ACO perform their work […]

Apr. 2, 2020 at 7:30pm The Natural Order at Carnegie Hall

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall 57th St. and 7th Ave., NYC ABOUT A concert inspired by extreme landscapes and human exploration begins with the New York premiere of John Luther Adams’ Become River, a companion piece to his 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning orchestral work, Become Ocean. This program also […]

May 5-7, 2020 EarShot: Houston Symphony

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Program American Composers Orchestra seeks to identify and celebrate emerging American composers through its EarShot program. Drawing from a national network of advisors and advocates, EarShot works with orchestras around the country to identify and support promising composers in the early stages of their careers. Orchestras have relied on EarShot to identify and connect with composers consistent with […]