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Homegrown: American Stories in Music and Film

In partnership with the Alexandria Film Festival, the ASO presents Homegrown: American Stories in Music and Film. The concert incorporates music from the Americana tradition with original film shorts, including Copland’s Our Town and John Henry, Griffes’ Clouds and William Grant Still’s Manhattan Skyline. The program culminates with Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Immediately following Saturday’s performance, stay for an interactive talkback […]

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BLACK PANTHER WITH THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA

In 2018, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther quickly became a global sensation and cultural phenomenon, showing a new dimension of what Super Hero films could be. Rolling Stone raved, “The film lights up the screen with a full-throttle blast of action and fun. That’s to be expected. But what sneaks up and floors you is the film’s racial conscience and […]

Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony

The Fifth makes you feel, vividly – drama, despair, hope, joy – contained in melodies that’ll sweep you off your feet, and that has made this work a favorite of audiences around the world. Plus – enjoy the immense talents of superstar pianist Hélène Grimaud and a program of Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Valerie Coleman (a BandQuest […]

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Luisi & Fleming

Richard Strauss’s Metamorphosen (Metamorphoses) is a memorial to all those that perished in World War II. Kevin Puts’s (a BandQuest composer) tone poem The Brightness of Light is inspired by the tender words and images revealed in the letters of the iconic American writer Georgia O’Keeffe to her husband and accomplished photographer Alfred Stieglitz. The impassioned multi-media journey paints […]

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Peter Bay Conducts the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Former Music Director Peter Bay Returns to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra November 12 & 13 with the second of our Masterworks Concerts.  Our program featurs the sonic splendor of the ASO’s Low Brass in a special concerto just for them (and you). Plus Dvořák’s first big hit symphony (originally listed as #1 but now known as #6) Date & Time: Friday […]

CELEBRATION OF KEYS

Lawrence Loh, conductor Adolphus Hailstork (a BandQuest composer): An American Port of Call Rachmaninoff : Concerto No. 2 in C minor for piano, featuring Jon Nakamatsu Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 Date & Time: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 6:30 PM CT | 7:30 PM ET Get tickets here.

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Peter Bay Conducts the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Former Music Director Peter Bay Returns to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra November 12 & 13 with the second of our Masterworks Concerts.  Our program featurs the sonic splendor of the ASO’s Low Brass in a special concerto just for them (and you). Plus Dvořák’s first big hit symphony (originally listed as #1 but now known as #6) Date & Time: Friday […]

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MAJOR U.S. PREMIERE

Celebrated mandolin player Avi Avital performs the U.S. premiere of Jennifer Higdon‘s (a BandQuest and ChoralQuest composer) Mandolin Concerto, commissioned jointly by the Mobile Symphony, Munich Philharmonic and Chicago Philharmonic. Dates & Times: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 7:30 PM CT Sunday, November 14, 2021 at  2:30 PM CT Program: Rossini | La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) […]

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MAJOR U.S. PREMIERE

Celebrated mandolin player Avi Avital performs the U.S. premiere of Jennifer Higdon‘s (a BandQuest and ChoralQuest composer) Mandolin Concerto, commissioned jointly by the Mobile Symphony, Munich Philharmonic and Chicago Philharmonic. Dates & Times: Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 7:30 PM CT Sunday, November 14, 2021 at  2:30 PM CT Program: Rossini | La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) […]

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Fall Youth Symphony, Youth Philharmonic & Chamber, Orchestra Concert

The Omaha Area Youth Orchestra will start the season with a program featuring all of its ensembles: Youth Symphony, Youth Philharmonic, Youth Concert Strings and the new Percussion Ensemble. Pieces include Dances in the Canebrakes, composed by Florence Price and arranged by William Grant Still, and A Joyous Trilogy by a young composer named Quinn Mason ( a […]

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Fall Youth Symphony, Youth Philharmonic & Chamber, Orchestra Concert

The Omaha Area Youth Orchestra will start the season with a program featuring all of its ensembles: Youth Symphony, Youth Philharmonic, Youth Concert Strings and the new Percussion Ensemble. Pieces include Dances in the Canebrakes, composed by Florence Price and arranged by William Grant Still, and A Joyous Trilogy by a young composer named Quinn Mason ( a […]

A Night with Atlanta School of Composers

Under the baton of Maestro Robert Spano, the ASO has consistently featured new music from contemporary composers alongside more standard classical repertoire. In this special presentation, we celebrate perhaps the fullest incarnation of this, the "Atlanta School of Composers," with a program of works commissioned by the ASO from some of the brightest composers to […]