Orchestra of St. Luke's meets the audience at the Historic Naumburg Bandshell.
Since 1905, the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts has presented free, outdoor classical music concerts to New Yorkers of all walks of life. The series seeks to stimulate and encourage new and expanded audiences for classical music in the informal and beautiful setting of Central Park. It is the oldest continuous free outdoor western classical music concert series in the world. The Naumburg Orchestral Concerts is a non-profit organization managed by a volunteer board of trustees; contributions towards its programs are fully tax-deductible.
Antonio Vivaldi, (1678-1741), Concerto for Strings in C Major, RV 117, (1720/24)