Two Socially Distanced Outdoor Concerts Planned for This Weekend


CMC Youth Outdoor Orchestra.

The Chamber Music Center of New York is holding a concert by the CMC Youth Outdoor Orchestra at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday beside the Ellington in the Park Cafe around 106th Street inside Riverside Park. “We are in masks, physically distanced by 6 feet and our woodwind players are using woodwind bags to keep the aerosols contained,” CMC founder Mary Jo Pagano tells us. “(Much research has gone into this project!)”

And the Glenn Crytzer Quartet, which plays music from the 20s, 30s, and 40s, is also holding a socially distanced concert in in Central Park on the green just north of West 86th Street and Central Park West. The concert will be on Saturday at 4pm. This Facebook page has more on the event.

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    1. Mai says:

      What day this weekend is the CMC concert? The article says 4pm, but not whether it’s Sat or Sun.

    2. RWC says:

      Sunday the Shofar getting blown in the park.
      Sunday between 3 and 6pm.
      West 86 street in Central Park.
      https://www.shofarinthepark.com/

    3. TravelgalNYC says:

      Terrific! Will try and go to both 🙂

    4. Ida kowit says:

      Sounds wonderful! I play a wind instrument- can someone tell me what a woodwind bag is and where to get one? Thanks

    5. Edward Berk says:

      the CMC orchestra is pure joy ! young people playing exciting classical music ….so uplifting! What a gift to the neighborhood!!