Events

2022 Concert Season

Wednesday, August 24

7:00 PM

Women Composers

 

Amy Beach: Romance

Fanny Mendelssohn: Trio in D Minor, Op. 11

Fanny Mendelssohn: Selections from Lieder, Op. 9

Clara Schumann: Selections from Lieder, Op. 12

Clara Schumann: Trio in G Minor, Op.17

Ralph Allen, violin

Iris Jortner, cello

Max Zeugner, bass

Jean Schneider, piano
Yiheng Yang, piano

Good Shepherd Church
543 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

Your generous contribution keeps the series affordable
Suggested donation: $20
Students & seniors: $10
 
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Please wear your mask and, if it is required, provide any of the following forms of vaccine identification at the door: CDC Card, Excelsior Pass, NYC Vaccination Record, or NYC Safe App.

Additional events to be announced

Past Concerts

 

Saturday, June 4

7:30 PM

Roosevelt Island Orchestra

Gideon Klein: Partita for String Orchestra

Robert Schumann: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A Minor, Op. 129

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

 

Benjamin Hochman, conductor

Joel Noyes, cello 

        Assistant Principal, Metropolitan Opera

Roosevelt Island Orchestra

Saturday, August 6

7:30 PM

Roosevelt Island Strings

Johannes Brahms: Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major ,Op. 18
George Walker: Molto Adagio from String Quartet No. 1
Johannes Brahms: Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36

Elisabeth Perry, violin
Ralph Allen, violin
Richard Wolfe, viola
Katherine Greene, viola
Matthias Naegele, cello
Anjali Tanna, cello
Iris Jortner, cello

 

Good Shepherd Church

 

543 Main Street, New York, NY 10044

 

All events take place at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, a 1888 NYC-landmarked church with wonderful acoustics. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located at the heart of Roosevelt Island.

 


By Ferry or Tram

Take NYC Ferry's Astoria Route ferry to Roosevelt Island or catch the Tram at 60th Street and 2nd Avenue. Exit the ferry or Tram station, walk toward Manhattan, turn right and walk north along Main Street with Manhattan on your left. Pass several buildings on your right including the subway station then pass one large apartment building on your left. The next building on your left is the Chapel.

From the Tram you can also take the Red Bus (free) three stops to the Chapel. You can ask the bus driver to let you know when you're at the Chapel.

 

By Subway

Take the F train to Roosevelt Island. Exit the subway, turn right and walk north along Main Street with Manhattan on your left. Pass several buildings on your right then pass one large apartment building on your left. The next building on your left is the Chapel.

From the subway you can also take the Red Bus (free) two stops to the Chapel. You can ask the bus driver to let you know when you're at the Chapel.

 

By Bus

Take the Q102 from Queens to Roosevelt Island. There's a stop at the Chapel.

 

By Car

Immediately after coming across the Roosevelt Island Bridge from Queens, turn right into the Motorgate parking garage. Visitors may park in any space not marked reserved. After parking, exit the garage at street level, turn left and walk south on Main Street past a school then two large apartment buildings on your right. The next building on your right is the Chapel.