Howard Cinnamon

Howard Cinnamon


Music Director/Orchestra Conductor
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2016Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, B. 112, Op. 60, D majorConductor
2016Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel OvertureConductor
2016Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, K. 491, C minorConductor
2015Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2, Op. 27Conductor
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroConductor
2015Bruch: Violin Concerto no.1 in G minorConductor
2014Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, C minorConductor
2014Rossini: SemiramideConductor
2014Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84Conductor
2014Sibelius: Violin ConcertoConductor
2014Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26, B minor (Fingal's Cave)Conductor
2014Schumann: Symphony No. 4, Op. 120, D minorConductor
2014Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84Conductor
2014Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A minor Op.53Conductor
2014Mozart: Symphony No. 38, K. 504, D major (Prague)Conductor
2014Beethoven: Leonore, Op. 138Conductor
2014Lalo: Cello ConcertoConductor
2014Dvořák: Symphony No. 5, B. 54 Op. 76, F majorConductor
2014Dvořák: Romance, B. 39, Op. 11, F minorConductor
2014Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46, E-flat majorConductor
2014Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26, B minor (Fingal's Cave)Conductor
2013Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20AConductor
2013Glazunov: Poeme Lyrique, Op. 12Conductor
2013Mozart: Concerto for Violin No. 5, K. 219, A major (Turkish)Conductor
2013Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84Conductor
2013Brahms: Violin Concerto, Op. 77, D majorConductor
2013Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40 (for orchestra)Conductor
2013Gould: American SaluteConductor
2013Holst: St. Paul SuiteConductor
2013Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50, F-sharp minorConductor
2013Mozart: Divertimento, K. 136Conductor
2013Suppe: Poet and Peasant OvertureConductor
2012Beethoven: Leonore Ov. #3Conductor
2012Borodin: Prince Igor OvertureConductor
2012Chaminade: Flute Concertino, Op. 107, D majorConductor
2012Dvořák: Symphony No. 8, B. 163, Op. 88, G majorConductor
2012Dvořák: Symphony No. 7, B. 141, Op. 70, D minorConductor
2012Rossini: Guillaume Tell OvertureConductor
2012Sarasate: Carmen FantasyConductor
2012Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Op. 97, E-flat major (Rhenish)Conductor
2012Schumann: Manfred (Overture)Conductor
2012Smetana: From Bohemia's Meadows and Forests (Ma Vlast)Conductor
2012Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, Op. 13, G minor (Winter Dreams)Conductor
2012Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginConductor
2011Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, A majorConductor
2011L'Arlesienne Suites #1 & 2Conductor
2011Borodin: Polovstian DancesConductor
2011Haydn: Symphony No. 96, D major (The Miracle)Conductor
2011Haydn: Symphony No. 99, E-flat majorConductor
2011Delibes: Sylvia SuiteConductor
2011Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1, S. 124Conductor
2011Massenet: Scenes Dramatiques (Suite #3)Conductor
2011Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Overture, K. 620Conductor
2011Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 (Gypsy Airs)Conductor
2011Suppe: Light Calvary OvertureConductor
2011Strauss, R.: Sypmphony in fConductor
2010Brahms: Symphony No. 2, Op. 73, D majorConductor
2010Beethoven: Leonore Ov. #3Conductor
2010Beethoven: Leonore Ov. #2Conductor
2010Brahms: Akademische Festouvertüre, Op. 80Conductor
2010Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, B. 178, Op. 95, E minor (From the New World)Cpnductor
2010Dvořák: My Home, B. 125a, Op. 62Conductor
2010Mozart: Impresario Overture, K. 486Conductor
2010Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C major K. 314 ;Conductor
2010Saint-Saëns: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28Conductor
2010Schubert: Fantasy, D. 940, Op. 103, F minorc
2010Weber: Oberon OvertureConductor
2009Bizet: Camen Suites #1 & 2Conductor
2009Sibelius: Violin ConcertoConductor
2009Brahms: Hungarian Dances # 5, 6, 7Conductor
2009Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Op. 21, E majorConductor
2009Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1, K. 313, G majorConductor
2009Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, TH 29, E minorConductor
2009Verdi: La Forza del Destino OvertureConductor
2008Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Op. 98, E minorConductor
2008Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37, C minorConductor
2008Haydn: Symphony No. 104, D major (London)Conductor
2008Dvořák: 8 Slavonic Dances, Series I, B. 78, Op. 46 (for piano 4-hands)Conductor
2008Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95, C minorConductor
2008Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 64, E minorConductor
2008Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Overture, K. 620Conductor
2008Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tsar's Bride OvertureConductor
2008Saint-Saëns: Allegro Appassionato, Op. 43, B minorConductor
2008Strauss, J. II: An Artist's Life WaltzConductor
2008Verdi: Nabucco OvertureConductor
2007Glinka: Russlan und Ludmilla OvertureConductor
2007Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel OvertureConductor
2007Mussorgsky: Night on Bald MountainConductor
2007Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4, K. 218, D majorConductor
2007Rossini: Il turco in ItaliaConductorj
2007Wieniawski: Violin Concerto #2Conductor
2006Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84Conductor
2006Copland: Rodeo (ballet) SuiteConductor
2006Haydn: Symphony No. 103, E-flat major (Drum Roll)Conductor
2006Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Op. 95, C minorConductor
2006Mozart: Symphony No. 39, K. 543, E-flat majorConductor
2006Mozart: Serenade No. 13, K. 525, G major (Eine kleine Nachtmusik)Conductor
2006Schubert: Magic Harp (Rosamunde) Overture, D. 644Conductor
2006Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Op. 97, E-flat major (Rhenish)Conductor
2006Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1, J.114, Op. 73, F minorConductor


Howard Cinnamon, Music Director/Conductor For over 25 years, Howard Cinnamon has served as the Music Director and Principal Conductor for several community and university orchestras throughout Long Island. Since 1992 he has been Music Director of the Island Symphony Orchestra. He has served as Principal Conductor of the Long Beach (Long Island) Symphony (1993-96), as Music Director of the BAFFA (Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts) Symphony and Chorus (1997-2008), as Interim Director of the Hofstra University Orchestra and as Conductor of the Hofstra Summer Reading Orchestra.  He has also appeard regularly as Guest Conductor of the Massapequa Philharmonic and with the Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony. His list of works conducted includes more than 250 selections from the standard orchestral repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the 20th Century. Dr. Cinnamon received his B.A. from The City College, CUNY, his M.A. from Queens College, CUNY, and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. As a music scholar and theorist he has presented papers on the music of Brahms, Liszt, Schoenberg, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky at numerous scholarly conferences, and published papers on Liszt, Schoenberg, Bach, Chopin, Brahms and Tchaikovsky in Music Theory Spectrum, Theory and Practice, In Theory Only, Indiana Theory Review, Intégral and Gamut. He is currently Professor and Coordinator of Music Theory at Hofstra University and was Chair of its Department of Music from 2001 to 2010. October 2014: Guest Conductor, Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony May 2015, March 2014, December 2012, January 2012: Guest Conductor, Massapequa Philharmonic Fall 1992-present: Music Director and Conductor, Island Symphony Orchestra (previously, the Island Senior Symphony) 1997-2008: Music Director and Conductor, Bay Area Symphony Fall 1999-Spring 2001: Acting Music Director and Conductor, Hofstra University Symphony Orchestra January 1993-June 1996: Conductor, Long Beach Symphony Orchestra. Summers 1988-93: Conductor, Hofstra University Reading Orchestra 1989-90: Conductor, Hofstra University Chamber Orchestra
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Dvořák: Symphony No. 6, B. 112, Op. 60, D major Island Symphony Orchestra 2016
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel Overture Island Symphony Orchestra 2016
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24, K. 491, C minor Immediately Island Symphony Orchestra 2016
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2, Op. 27 Massapequa Philharmonic 2015
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Massapequa Philharmonic 2015