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2017–2018 Season

October 21-22, 2017 From the New World December 2-3, 2017 Influences and Inspiration February 10-11, 2018 Marsalis Returns March 10-11, 2018 America in Song April 21-22, 2018 Catch a Rising Star

From the New World
October 21-22, 2017

Guest Artist: Mayu Kishima, violin William Grant Still: Darker America Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 Chausson: Poéme Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” No work better represents America’s impact on visiting musicians than Antonín... read more

Influences and Inspiration
December 2-3, 2017

Guest Artist: Orion Weiss, piano Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Hindemith: The Four Temperaments Bloch: Concert Grosso No. 1 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 America’s musical history has been shaped by a mix of indigenous influences and imported inspiration. This... read more

Marsalis Returns
February 10-11, 2018

Guest Artist: Branford Marsalis, saxophone Copland: Music for the Theater Glazunov: Concerto for Saxophone Ibert: Concertino da camera Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 Even the most archetypal American jazz had international influences. Consider the saxophone: invented by... read more

America in Song
March 10-11, 2018

Guest Artist: Julia Bullock, soprano Bernstein: Fancy Free Barber: Knoxville: Summer 1915 Baker: J’ai deux amours Baker: La Conga blicoti Hanson: Symphony No. 2, “Romantic” This program celebrates the stunning range and variety of American concert... read more

Catch a Rising Star
April 21-22, 2018

Guest Artist: Elena Urioste, violin Stravinsky: The Fairy’s Kiss Korngold: Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 3 Our season closes with the invigorating energy that comes of mingling musical traditions. Stravinsky, a firebrand who changed the world of music... read more