The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra will present its first concert of its 40th anniversary season at the Brooklyn Museum on Oct. 20 at 2 p.m.
After performing for 37 of its 39-year history at the Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity in Brooklyn Heights, the orchestra moving to the Brooklyn Museum of Art, where it will present a season of five concerts in the Iris and Gerald Cantor Auditorium.
Under the leadership of British conductor Nick Armstrong, the orchestra's program includes Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Marquez: Danzon No. 2 and Rastegar's Ode To Youth.
"We are thrilled to be at The Brooklyn Museum and look forward to reaching a new audience of museum goers and Brooklynites." Armstrong said in a statement. "This season we will be revisiting masterpieces of the orchestra repertoire as well as continuing our commitment to present contemporary Brooklyn composers."
All of the concerts in the 2013-14 season will take place on Sunday afternoons at the new time of 2 p.m. Admission to the concert is $20 at the door or $18 online. Children are free and seniors and Brooklyn museum members will be charged $10.