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Scandinavian Music Festival

May 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Scandinavian Music Festival in Fort Tryon Park, now in its 16th season, is a unique series of three outdoor summer concerts performed by musicians of the New York Scandia Symphony and guest artists on Sundays in May and June. The concerts take place at a scenic and attractive venue, Billings Lawn, below the Heather Garden and with spectacular views of the Hudson River. The artists speak to the audience as they introduce the music, culture, and traditions of Scandinavia. Bring your blanket! Free admission.

Program for May 30th

Jean Sibelius “Andante Festivo”

Emmy Lindstrom “Song About Em” (New York Premiere)

Edvard Grieg “String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 27”

Frank Foerster “Three Traditional Finnish Folk Dances”

Friedrich Kuhlau “Quintet in A Major, Opus 1 No. 3”

Scandia String Quartet and Flute:

Elizabeth Miller, Violin

Fritz Krakowski, Violin

Frank Foerster, Viola

Benjamin Larsen, Cello

Lisa Hansen, Flute

Dorrit Matson, Conductor


May 30, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Fort Tryon Park Trust
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Billings Lawn

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