• Bach in Brooklyn and the Village

    The Musical Offering & Frederick the Great
    April 23 & 29

    A lively concert of work commissioned by 18th century Prussian King, Frederick the Great, including the trio sonata from Bach's beloved Musical Offering.


  • Facets of Brahms

    Chamber Music Festival
    June 5-24, 2018

    Three intimate perspectives on the musical life of the Romantic-era master, featuring readings and special guests.

  • Sit Bach and Listen

    Open Bar Concert Series
    Special Location - Issue Project Room
    Friday, April 27 | 7pm

    Our relaxed, salon concert series presented in partnership with Groupmuse travels to Brooklyn.

  • Caramoor Summer Season

    2018 Summer Season

    Our annual summer residency at Westchester’s bucolic cultural mecca. Guest artists include Audra McDonald, Susan Graham, and Benjamin Beilman.

  • 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall Series

    Carnegie Hall Orchestra Series
    October, February, & April

    A season focused on Joseph Haydn, his younger contemporaries, and the 20th-century composers that he influenced.



Naoko TanakaBorn in Tokyo, Japan, Naoko Tanaka started playing violin at the age of four and studied at the Toho School. She won several prizes and competitions as a young violinist. In 1972, she moved to New York to study violin with Dorothy Delay and chamber music with Felix Galimir at The Juilliard School.

Besides Orchestra of St. Luke's, Ms. Tanaka is also a member of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Theater Chamber Players in Washington, D.C. In the last several years she has developed a very active music career in Japan, performing as a soloist, playing chamber music, and as a leader of a chamber orchestra under Seiji Ozawa. As a member of St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, she recorded the Kurt Weill Violin Concerto, a Bach concerto, and chamber works by Schubert and Mozart. She made many recordings for Deutsche Grammophon as a member of Orpheus.

Ms. Tanaka also devotes much time and energy to teaching. She has been on the faculty of The Juilliard School, Brooklyn College, and Aspen Music School during the summer. She was also a faculty member at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and New England Conservatory.