HERE & NOW Andersen on Manhattan

The New York Scandia Symphony under Danish conductor Dorrit Matson, will perform the United States premiere of Poul Schierbeck's "The Tinderbox", based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen, at New York's Trinity Church, Broadway and Wall Street, on Thursday, May 12, 2005 at 1 pm.

By awk - H.C. Andersen 2005 - 09 May 2005

The professional New York Scandia Symphony, headed by Danish-born conductor Dorrit Matson, specialises in Scandinavian classical music. On 12 May, the orchestra will perform Poul Schierbeck's "The Tinder Box" for the first time in the USA at the Trinity Church, 74 Trinity Place on Broadway and Wall Street. Andersen's text will be recited by actor Michael York.

Thursday, May 12, 2005
Trinity Church, 1:00 p.m.
Dorrit Matson, Music Director & Conductor
Works by Sibelius and Schierbeck. Dedicated to showcasing Scandinavian music in the greater New York metropolitan area. Contributors: Sylvia and Poul Schierbecks Legat, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), The Consulate General of Finland, New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Con Edison.


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