The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra

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Manhattan Chamber Orchestra (MCO) is an American classical ensemble, based in New York City and founded in 1987 by Richard Auldon Clark, who currently serves as a conductor and artistic director. The orchestra is notable for its innovative, multi-cultural repertoire, with a special emphasis on contemporary American music. MCO has premiered and recorded music by William Grant Still, Alec Wilder, Victor Herbert, Henry Cowell, Alan Hovhaness, Otto Luening, Dominick Argento, Randall Thompson, Eric Ewazen, David Amram, David Soldier and other notable composers.

In 1995, the orchestra received the NAIRD "Indie" award for Best Classical Album for Mountains And Rivers Without End CD, as well as the Lincoln Center Arts Project Award, appearing on stage at Alice Tully Hall. The MCO recorded over 30 albums for Newport Classic, Koch International Classics, Avant, VOX (6), Kleos Classics, Mulatta, and other independent labels.

In addition to concert tours across the United States and Asia, the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra gives 8-10 concerts per season in New York City as part of 'Mostly American' series at Merkin Hall, with regular appearances at Trinity Church Wall Street, as well as educational program for elementary schools in Harlem. The orchestra also appeared on stage at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and Weill Recital Hall.
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Allan Perry (2), Amy Platt, Anca Dimenescu, Andrea Correll, Angela Cocozzella, Anita Miller, April Johnson (3), Ashley Horne, Audrey Axinn, Benjamin Harrington, Brian Benson (4), Carolyn Clark (2), Cindy Chen, Daniel Panner, David Blinn, David Cossin, David Dennison (2), David Gresham (2), Denise Hoff, Elizabeth Handman, Eric Phinney, Eric Sabatino (2), Erika Atchley, Fred Snitzer, Gary Louie, Gary Schultheis, George Deware, Holly Horn, Iris Gross, Ivy Chatanow, Jacqui Grasso, James Byars, James Roe, Jane Perrera, Janet Lucy, Jeff McGuire, Jeff Nelson (3), Jeffrey Ellenberger, Jennifer Erikson, John Hicks (9), Jordan Frasier, Joseph Reardon, Joseph Stanko, Joy Plaisted, Judith Insell, Justine Flynn (2), Karen Kassover, Karen Rostron, Katherine Cok, Katherine Schraff, Kathryn Engelhardt, Katie Meyerson, Kelly Hall (4), Kelly Howard, Kevin Pass, Larry Hirschfield, Linda Klein, Loisa Mazzoni, Lon Ni, Lucie Galinas, Lynn Masciarelli, Marc Ramirez (2), Margot Marlott, Mark McCormick (3), Mark Snyder, Martha Brody, Mary Wooten, Matthew Goeke, Meg Brown, Michael McKue, Michael Sutton, Nada Radulavich, Nathan Durham, Norma LaTouchie, Owen Howard, Paul Bellino, Paula Bing, Peter Schoetler, Peter Schoettler, Phyllis Fuchsman, Piotr Milewski, Randy Crafton, Raymond Riccomini, Raymond Stewart, Regis Iandiorio, Richard Auldon Clark, Robert Falvo, Robert Price (11), Roger Verdi, Rong-hong Ma, Ryo Fukuda, Sally Merriman, Sherri Cornutt, Skip Lorenz, Susan Aquila, Susan Larsen (3), Therese Byars, Thomas Taylor (5), Tom Hutchinson, Tomako Inaba, Tomoko Inaba, Trey Files, Wade Weast, Warren Stine, Yousif Sheroníck
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NPD 85531 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Vive Ibert! (Jacques Ibert Orchestral Works) album art The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Eugenia Zukerman - Jacques Ibert The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Eugenia Zukerman - Jacques Ibert - Vive Ibert! (Jacques Ibert Orchestral Works)(CD) Newport Classic NPD 85531 US 1992 Sell This Version
3-7220-2H1, 3-7220-2 H1 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Persian Set album art Henry Cowell - Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark Henry Cowell - Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark - Persian Set(CD) Koch International Classics, Koch International Classics 3-7220-2H1, 3-7220-2 H1 US 1993 Sell This Version
NPD 85572 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Thine Alone (Songs & Orchestral Works Of Victor Herbert) album art Richard Auldon Clark, Andrea Matthews (2), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Soloists From The Magic Circle Opera Ensemble* Richard Auldon Clark, Andrea Matthews (2), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Soloists From The Magic Circle Opera Ensemble* - Thine Alone (Songs & Orchestral Works Of Victor Herbert)(CD, Album) Newport Classic NPD 85572 US 1994 Sell This Version
3-7221-2H1 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Mountains And Rivers Without End, Symphony No. 6 (The Celestial Gate), Return And Rebuild The Desolate Places, Prayer To St. Gregory, Aria From Haroutiun album art Alan Hovhaness, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark, Chris Gekker Alan Hovhaness, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark, Chris Gekker - Mountains And Rivers Without End, Symphony No. 6 (The Celestial Gate), Return And Rebuild The Desolate Places, Prayer To St. Gregory, Aria From Haroutiun(CD, Album) Koch International Classics 3-7221-2H1 US 1994 Sell This Version
NPD 85570 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - For The Friends Of Alec Wilder album art Alec Wilder, The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Humbert Lucarelli, Eugenia Zukerman, Gary Louie, Kenneth Pasmanick Alec Wilder, The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark, Humbert Lucarelli, Eugenia Zukerman, Gary Louie, Kenneth Pasmanick - For The Friends Of Alec Wilder(CD) Newport Classic NPD 85570 US 1994 Sell This Version
3-7283-2H1 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - The Testament Of Freedom / Frostiana album art Randall Thompson, New York Choral Society, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark Randall Thompson, New York Choral Society, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark - The Testament Of Freedom / Frostiana(CD) Koch International Classics 3-7283-2H1 US 1995 Sell This Version
NPD 85601 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Three Concertos album art David Amram / Charles Castleman, Nathaniel Rosen, Kenneth Pasmanick, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark David Amram / Charles Castleman, Nathaniel Rosen, Kenneth Pasmanick, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark - Three Concertos(CD, Album) Newport Classic NPD 85601 US 1995 Sell This Version
NPD 85609 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - The Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County (Folk-Opera Based On The Mark Twain Short Story) album art Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark - Lukas Foss Manhattan Chamber Orchestra*, Richard Auldon Clark - Lukas Foss - The Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County (Folk-Opera Based On The Mark Twain Short Story)(CD, Album) Newport Classic NPD 85609 US 1997 Sell This Version
The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Ice-9 Ballads album art Dave Soldier* / Kurt Vonnegut, MCO* / Clark* Dave Soldier* / Kurt Vonnegut, MCO* / Clark* - Ice-9 Ballads (Album) Mulatta US 2001 Sell This Version
none The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Mother Night / Breakfast Of Champions album art Kurt Vonnegut, Howard Cass, Richard Auldon Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra* Kurt Vonnegut, Howard Cass, Richard Auldon Clark, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra* - Mother Night / Breakfast Of Champions(CD, Album) Keuka Classical none US 2012 Sell This Version
AMR 5862 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Piano Concerto album art Alan Hovhaness Conducting The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra Alan Hovhaness Conducting The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Piano Concerto(3xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Sinetone AMR AMR 5862 2016
VOX2 7503 The Manhattan Chamber Orchestra - Handel Ezio album art Manhattan Chamber Orchestra* Handel Ezio(2xCDr) VOX (6) VOX2 7503 US Unknown Sell This Version