The 2015–16 season just got more exciting. Today we announced updates to the season since it was announced in January. Just a few highlights:
- Newly appointed Concertmaster Frank Huang will be spotlighted in concertmaster solos from R. Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben. He’ll also lead and serve as soloist in Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.
- A John Williams Celebration, the Spring Gala: David Newman leads the Orchestra in an evening of iconic scores by Oscar winner John Williams, including Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Jaws, Jane Eyre, and Born on the Fourth of July. Clips from select films will be projected.
- Artist-in-Residence Eric Owens will be joined by Janai Brugger, Laquita Mitchell, Marietta Simpson, and Russell Thomas for In Their Footsteps: Great African American Singers and Their Legacy. Repertoire has also been announced, with music by Joplin, Mahler, Verdi, Gershwin, J.S. Bach, Kern, and Copland.
- Additional repertoire and artists have been announced for New Year’s Eve: La Vie Parisienne and the Chinese New Year Concert and Gala.
See you next season!