Touring Programs

For over 15 years PALISADES VIRTUOSI has been delighting audiences throughout the Northeast, Hawaii and Canada. For each season of their subscription concert series in northern New Jersey they have created programs that include music from different eras along with the world premiere of a newly commisioned work. With over 80 new works to their credit - several by Grammy and Pulitzer Prize- winning composers - PV is available to perform for your patrons!

Relaxed in their presentation to concert audiences, PV peppers its verbal program notes with personal recollections and anecdotes about the composers and works on the program, bringing an enriching and enjoyable concert experience to patrons. Their concerts offer a rich and varied musical palette from the Baroque to 21st Century!  PV also offers educational outreach with its programs & workshops for students of all ages. 

Presenter Reviews --

"Thank you for a wonderful concert performance last week and for filling the historic Gould Memorial Library Auditorium with the sounds of opera music. The well-thought out music programming and high-quality performance that Palisades Virtuosi presented was much appreciated. Everyone’s dedication was apparent throughout the presentation." -- Prof. M. Briggs - Bronx Community College (NY)

"What a wonderful concert on a beautiful day! Thanks so much for being a part of our series! It's great that Mr. Gerber (Hudson Valley Times) had a fine write-up about Palisades Virtuosi!" -- Marianne Burhans - Saugerties Pro Musica (NY)

"On behalf of the Board of Deacons and the Board of Stewardship of the First Congregational Church of Park Ridge, I would like to thank you for your excellent trio concert on March 2nd. We had a very appreciative audience that traveled around the world with your program. There was much discussion after the concert about the beautiful sound, talent and musicianship of the group. We appreciate your support in affording our church the opportunity to bring a high quality musical event to our members and to the community at large." -- Patricio Molina, Music Director First Congregational Church of Park Ridge (NJ)

"What a fantastic concert! In every way it was a phenomenal success!  Everyone who attended has been raving about and they are all telling me how terrific it was.  I hope we will have another opportunity to work together so that I can hear the beautiful music you create! --Marilyn Michaels, Monmouth Reform Temple (NJ) 

"We all enjoyed Friday night's performance. You are a very talented group that's for sure. You seem to enjoy each other's company too. Thanks again for helping to make our series so successful."  -- Lucy Poulin, Rossmoor Concert Series (NJ)

“Perfect in every sense, the Palisades Virtuosi marries past with present; artistry with heart.” --LeQuita Vance-Watkins, Crossroads Arts Council (VT)

"Thanks so very much for performing at our 65th! We have been getting telephone calls and notes from friends nearly every day telling us how much they enjoyed listening to the group!" -- private presenter

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Event Pieces

These PV commissioned works are for special events, Portraits of Van Gogh can be performed in conjunction with an exhibition of works by Van Gogh or in any setting that is paying tribute to artists.  Wind Space is commemorative work commissioned to pay tribute to the many lives lost on "9-11" but can also be included on any program designed to honor the fallen.   

excerpts from "Wind Space" by New York City composer, Brian Schober. Commissioned in 2007 by Palisades Virtuosi. Performed Sept. 24, 2011 at Montclair State University. video by Rodney Leinberger
Excerpts from "Portraits of Van Gogh" by Martin Sedek, commissioned in 2010 by Ron Levy for Palisades Virtuosi, performed at Montclair State University, March 2011 video by Rodney Leinberger


Learn more about our programs

If you are interested in viewing a short promotional video of one of our touring programs please let us know.  Please fill out the form below and one of our staff members will get back to you with a link to our video. 

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