Innovations (Classic Series)Featuring Tracy Silverman, electric violin
Todd Winkler, interactive video projections
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8 PM
Barber, Adagio for Strings
Tracy Silverman, Love song to the Sun
Mahler,Symphony No. 4
featuring Ilana Davidson, soprano
Opening the evening is Barber’s expressive and passionate Adagio for Strings. A work so deeply spiritual it defies description. Tracy Silverman returns for the world premiere of his piece, Love Song to the Sun.
Featuring Silverman on his legendary electric violin and interactive video projections by Todd Winkler that tell a dramatic story of survival and triumph. And finally let
Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 take you on a quest for the meaning of
life. Light and sunny, yet rich and romantic, this is Mahler at his
"feel good" best. Features Ilana Davidson, soprano.
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Get Behind the Scenes
February 23rd – KLEF 98.1 Preview Show
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Innovations.
4:30pm, KLEF 98.1 FM
February 24th – Lunch and Learn (Pre-Concert Lecture)
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from Innovations. Bring your own lunch.
Noon – 1pm, Loussac Library Innovation Lab (4th floor)Co-Sponsored by Anchorage Public Libraries
February 25th – Words on Music (Pre-Concert Lecture)
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of Innovations.
7pm, Atwood Concert Hall - Orchestra Level
Season Finale (Classic and Applause Series)
FeaturingNikita Storojev, bassDavid Cangelosi, tenorMonika Krajewska, mezzo
Anchorage Concert Chorus, Alaska Chamber Singers,
West High Concert Choir and West High Treble Choir
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8 PM
Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (excerpts)
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the United States’ purchase of Alaska from Russia, your Anchorage Symphony performs excerpts from the quintessential Russian opera, Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. This masterpiece has been touted as a revolutionary folk drama set in the art of opera that amazes with its boldness, breadth, and dramatic fireworks.
Listen to a Sample
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Opening Night (Classic and Applause Series)Featuring Fei Fei Dong, piano
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8 PMGlinka, Russlan and Ludmilla
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 (Eroica)
new season and new perspectives as three composers set out on uncharted
paths to redefine the music of their time. Featuring Van Cliburn Piano
Competition Finalist, Fei Fei Dong.
Opening Night Generously Sponsored by Symphonic Vistas (Classic Series) Featuring Images of Glacier Bay National ParkSaturday, November 12, 2016 - 8 PMGrofé, Grand Canyon SuiteStephen Lias, Glacier BayR. Strauss, Eine Alpensinfonie (Alpine Symphony)Symphonic Vistas Generously Sponsored by
celebration of the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary, watch and
listen as dramatic landscapes of Glacier Bay National Park unfold in
front of you. Take an aural journey to the Grand Canyon and to mountain
summits through a suite by Grofé and Strauss’ epic Alpine Symphony
Virtuosity (Classic and Applause Series)Featuring Tim Fain, violinSaturday, January 28. 2017 - 8 PMMozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)Brahms, Concerto for ViolinStravinsky, Rite of SpringA
night of the unexpected with three sensational works, including
superstar "Black Swan" violinist, Tim Fain, playing Brahms' iconic Concerto for Violin (an Anchorage Symphony Orchestra premiere).