| 02 Mar 2015 | 04:28

    to the editor: recently, the park avenue chamber symphony gave an ardent performance of antonín dvorák's symphony no. 7 in d minor, op. 70, demonstrating why the group is recognized as one of the finest non-professional ensembles in new york city. the event took place on april 19 at lincoln center's avery fisher hall. in the second part of the program, under the direction of mark deakins, the symphony accompanied kentucky christian university concert choir, east carter high school concert choir and distinguished concerts singers international, in a powerful repertoire of gospel music featuring acclaimed soloists marvin matthews, mark condon, andrea clemens and amanda gorman. we would like to congratulate maestro david bernard and all members of the symphony on their achievement. we look forward to inviting them to participate in future concerts on the dciny concert series.

    iris derke general director, distinguished concerts international new york

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