Free First Fridays: Music Under the Dome


Friday, January 5, 2024

5–8pm Where

Galleries, Planetarium, Lobby, Greene Education Center




Celebrate the New Year with music in the Planetarium! A woodwind quintet from the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra will play a varied program, including a special arrangement of Modest Mussorgsky’s famous 1874 orchestral work ‘Pictures at an Exhibition,’ complemented by visuals on the dome, in two 40-minute sets, at 6 and 7pm.

Check out our current exhibitions and enjoy a bilingual sketching workshop with artist Carolina Amarillo. Plus, enjoy a cash bar with refreshments to warm you up.


Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Program

Les Fleurs et les Arbres (Clarinet Quartet)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)
Dedicated to the memory of Josephine Spano (1934–2023).

Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade (Clarinet Quartet)
Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881)

Lo and Behold (Saxophone Quartet)
Lennie Niehaus (1929–2020)

Ghost of a Chance (Saxophone Quartet)

Rondo alla Turca (Flute Quartet)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade (Saxophone Quartet)
Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881)

Pictures at an Exhibition: The Old Castle (Saxophone Quartet)
Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881)

It Takes 4 to Tango (Clarinet Quartet)
Daniel Dorff

4 Horsemen (Saxophone Quartet)
Keith Gurland

Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries (Flute Quartet)
Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881)

Baby Elephant Walk (Theme from “Hatari!”) (Clarinet Quartet)
Henry Mancini (1924–1994)

Crazy Boy Blues (Saxophone Quartet)
Lennie Niehaus (1929–2020)


Generous support provided by Art Bridges Foundation’s Access for All program.