Columbia University Orchestra
Student Event
Columbia University Orchestra
Columbia University Orchestra presents works John Adams, Henri Dutilleux, and Béla Bartók
Alice Tully Hall – Lincoln Center
April 19, 2024 | 7:30 pm
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John Adams
Doctor Atomic Symphony
Henri Dutilleux
Sonatine for flute and orchestra
Béla Bartók
Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19

About the Group

Founded by composer Edward MacDowell in 1896, the Columbia University Orchestra is the oldest continually operating university orchestra in the United States. The principal mission of the Orchestra is to expose talented student musicians to the highest level of orchestral repertoire.


Alice Tully Hall
Lincoln Center
1941 Broadway (at 65th Street)
New York, NY

About The Performance

The Columbia University Orchestra is thrilled to welcome audiences back to Alice Tully Hall. This performance marks the Orchestra’s sixth concert at Alice Tully Hall. The program, conducted by Maestro Jeffrey Milarsky, will begin with John Adams’ Doctor Atomic Symphony. The program continues with Henri Dutilleux’s Sonatine for Flute and Orchestra, arranged by Kenneth Hesketh and featuring solo flutist Anthony Lee. After a brief intermission, the orchestra will conclude the program with Béla Bartók’s Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin.
Tickets will be available day of at the on-site box office. The first 100 Columbians to present a valid CUID will receive free admission with additional $5 general admission tickets available for purchase.
For more information about this performance, please visit the event website.

Image: Columbia University Orchestra / photo by Alida Delaney