Bay Atlantic Symphony returns to the Cape May Music Festival with two signature concerts

New concert event features the Bay Atlantic Symphony performing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 with 37 musicians at the Cape May Convention Hall

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 is an amazing roller coaster. It’s big, it’s peppy and it’s high octane.

— Jed Gaylin, music director of the Bay Atlantic Symphony

CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY, USA, June 9, 2022 / — As part of the annual Cape May Music Festival, the Bay Atlantic Symphony presents two concerts as different as their locations, according to Bay Atlantic Symphony Director Musical Jed Gaylin.

On Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. with 19 musicians, the Bay Atlantic Symphony performs three pieces at the Episcopal Church of Advent, 612 Franklin Street. Included is American composer Aaron Copland’s popular and recognizable Appalachian Spring, which was commissioned by choreographer and dancer Martha Graham. Copland was awarded the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Music for Appalachian Spring. Concertante Op. 41. 2nd Movement by Franz Danzi is the second piece with an intimate solo by Juilliard flautist Susan Rotholz and a clarinet solo by Christopher Santo. The concert ends with Symphony No. 33. Bb. K.319 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, written in the summer of 1779.

On Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at the Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, the musicians of the 37 Bay Atlantic Symphony present Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, “an astonishing roller coaster”, according to Gaylin. “It’s big, it’s peppy and it’s high octane.”

About the Cape May Music Festival
Cape May MAC (Museums + Arts + Culture) presents the Cape May Music Festival with classical, chamber, jazz, Americana and brass band performances in May and June. It is a multi-faceted non-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors.

About the Bay Atlantic Symphony
Bay Atlantic Symphony is a performance and education organization whose artistic vision is guided by the philosophy that music is essential to life. The Symphony Orchestra provides access to excellence in performance and music education that values ​​musicians, presenters, participants and the community. Bay Atlantic Symphony is a service orchestra made up of unionized musicians. Major funders include the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, PNC Arts Alive! and Woodruff Energy.

Lisa Simon
Atlantic Bay Symphony
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