The Orchestra of St. Luke’s (OSL) is New York City’s leading chamber orchestra. Its Principal Conductor is the French-Canadian Bernard Labadie.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s is from Greenwich Village
The Orchestra of St. Luke’s was founded in 1974 at the Church of St. Luke in the Fields in Greenwich Village.
Today the Orchestra is in residence at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Hell’s Kitchen, and performs at venues across the City including Carnegie Hall, the Morgan Library, and the Brooklyn Museum.
OSL has made over 100 recordings and is one of the orchestras that regularly premieres new works.
Bernard Labadie is Principal Conductor for the 2017 – 2018 season. He is originally from Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Pablo Heras-Casado is OSL’s Conductor Laureate. He was OSL’s Principal Conductor from 2011 – 2017. Heras-Casado is originally from Granada, Spain.
Latin Orchestra of St. Luke’s Concerts 2017 – 2018
Pablo Heras-Casado returns to conduct Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Mozart’s “Great” Mass in C Minor, K. 427 at Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 8 pm. $16.50 – $95
Daniel Hyde conducts the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys with the OSL in a chorale program that includes Vaughn Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem (Give us Peace) at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm. From $40
For the Lincoln Center White Light Festival, Speranza Scapucci conducts Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with soprano Andriana Chuchman, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, and choreographer Jessica Lang at the Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wednesday – Thursday, November 1 – 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm. From $35
The orchestra plays Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos No. 4 G major, No. 3 G major, No. 5 in D major, and No 2 in F major at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Free
[Bach was German, but the concertos were written in the Italian Concerto Grosso style.]
Bernard Labadie conducts Mozart’s Jupiter at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 8 pm. $16.50 – $95
Sing along with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Voices of Virtue at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7 pm. Free
Latin Orchestra of St. Luke’s 2016 – 2017
Pablo Heras-Casado conducted the Brahms Requiem at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8 pm.
Colors of Spain at Carnegie Hall, March 10, 2016, was an Orchestra of St. Luke’s program of the people and music of Andalusia, the cradle of Flamenco. Principal Conductor is Pablo Heras-Casado. The evening’s soloists were Flamenco singer Marina Heredia also from Granada, and classical pianist Javier Perianes from Nerva, a small town near Seville.
Orchestra of St. Luke’s Tickets