Connecting audiences with culturally relevant and meaningful music
Orchestra Moderne NYC is a new, dynamic ensemble, founded in early 2017 by internationally-known conductor Amy Andersson. Comprised of New York’s top musicians, this game-changing orchestra will create musical experiences that celebrate humanity and connect to important social issues. Orchestra Moderne will provide inclusive opportunities for all composers and performers, including women and minorities.
By performing and premiering compositions by a wide range of composers in film, television, video game, and concert genres, Orchestra Moderne will resonate with diverse audiences and will reconnect music lovers to the thrill of hearing live orchestral music that is relevant and relatable.
Amy Andersson – Conductor
Conductor Amy Andersson has toured throughout fourteen countries conducting operatic, symphonic, and video game repertoire. Named by British music critic Norman Lebrecht as “America’s most watched Symphony Orchestra Conductor,” Ms. Andersson is known for her dynamic and moving performances. She most recently made guest appearances with the St. Louis Symphony, Houston Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Colorado Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Spanish Philharmonic, and National Orchestral of Mexico, among others. Ms. Andersson regularly conducted opera productions in Germany at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, National Theater of Mannheim, Stadttheater Aachen, Weikersheim Opera Festival, Rheinsberg Chamber Opera, and the Schlosstheater Schwetzinger.
Ms. Andersson makes her Carnegie Hall debut as Music Director of Orchestra Moderne NYC, premiering a program which focuses on the theme of immigration. Ms. Andersson has dual citizenship in both Austria and the US.