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"Mulligan and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra seemed to revel in its [Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration] gorgeous sound and played it to its dramatic fullness….an exemplary performance."

WILLIAM FORD FOR BACHTRACK

SCHEDULE

JULY 10 & 11

CONCERT DEBUT: DETROIT SYMPHONY

7p
Ford House, Detroit, MI


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

A debut concert with the Detroit Symphony at their annual lakeside concert on the Ford House grounds.

MOZART, Overture to the Magic Flute
BRAHMS, Hungarian Dances 1, 3, 10
WAGNER, Overture to the Flying Dutchman
WALKER, Lyric for Strings
TCHAIKOVSKY, Scene and Waltz from Swan Lake
ROSSINI, Overture to William Tell

SEPTEMBER 23, 24, 25

 

COVERING VAN ZWEDEN IN NEW YORK

7:30p (Thurs) & 8p (Fri, Sat)
Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center


New York Philharmonic
Jaap van Zweden, Music Director
Yefim Bronfman, Piano

Stephen covers Jaap van Zweden during his season opening concerts with the New York Philharmonic.

KENDALL, Kanashibari
BEETHOVEN, PIano Concerto no. 3 in C Minor
HAYDN, Symphony no. 92 in G, "Oxford"

OCTOBER 2 & 3 

CONCERT: ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Stephen makes his classical concert debut with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and premieres his orchestration of Ravel's "Toccata."

ADAMS, The Chairman Dances
SCHUMANN, Cello Concerto
RAVEL, Le Tombeau de Couperin
RAVEL/MULLIGAN,
Toccata from Le Tombeau de Couperin
STRAVINSKY, Suite from The Firebird (1919)

7:30p (Sat) & 3p (Sun)
Robinson Performance Hall


Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
Gabriel Martins, Cello

DECEMBER 16 & 17

DEBUT: ORQUESTRA GULBENKIAN

Stephen conducts an all-John Williams program, featuring music from "E.T.," "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," "Schindler's List," and more.

8p (Thurs) & 7p (Fri)
Grande Auditório da Fundação
Calouste Gulbenkian
Lisbon, Portugal


Orquestra Gulbenkian
Francisco Lima Santos, Violin

FEBRUARY 18 & 19

CONCERT: THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA SYMPHONY

A classical concert debut with the Southwest Florida Symphony, and the first orchestral performance at BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island.

COPLAND, Fanfare for the Common Man
COPLAND, Suite from Appalachian Spring
RODRIGO, Concierto de Aranjuez
BEETHOVEN, Symphony no. 7

7p BIG ARTS Sanibel (Friday)
7:30p at the Barbara B. Mann Performing
Arts Hall (Saturday)


Southwest Florida Symphony
Alec Holcomb, Guitar

MARCH 5 & 6

CONCERT: WINSTON-SALEM SYMPHONY

Stephen returns to Winston-Salem to conduct an all-American program featuring legendary saxophonist Branford Marsalis.

GERSHWIN, An American in Paris
ADAMS, Saxophone Concerto
STILL, Symphony no. 4, "Autochthonous"

7:30p (Sat) & 3p (Sun)
Stevens Center of the UNCSA


Winston-Salem Symphony
Branford Marsalis, Alto Saxophone

MARCH 9, 10, 11, 12

COVERING DUDAMEL IN NEW YORK, WEEK 1

7:30p (Wed, Thurs) & 8p (Fri, Sat)
Alice Tully Hall


New York Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel

Stephen covers Gustavo Dudamel during his complete cycle of Schumann symphonies with the New York Philharmonic.

SCHUMANN, Symphony no. 1
ORTIZ, Clara (world premiere)
SCHUMANN, Symphony no. 2

MARCH 14

SOUND ON: THE SCHUMANN CONNECTION

7:30p
Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center


Nadia Sirota, Host / Curator
Molly Netter, Soprano
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic

 

Stephen leads musicians of the New York Philharmonic on select pieces as a part of the orchestra's Sound ON series.

C. SCHUMANN, Variations on a Theme by R. Schumann
MUHLY, Small Variations
GORDON, (Hyper)
LU, Between Air
CHEUNG, Bagatelles
ESMAIL, Charukeshi from Darshan
WOLFE, Retrieve
KURTÁG, Selections from Játékok (Games)
LANG, prayers for night and sleep

MARCH 17, 18, 19, 20

COVERING DUDAMEL IN NEW YORK, WEEK 2

7:30p (Thurs) & 8p (Fri, Sat) & 2p (Sun)
Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center


New York Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel

Stephen covers Gustavo Dudamel during his complete cycle of Schumann symphonies with the New York Philharmonic.

SCHUMANN, Symphony no. 3
CORREIA, Os pássaros da noite (world premiere)
SCHUMANN, Symphony no. 4

MAY 12

PREPARING BEETHOVEN'S NINTH

Stephen prepares the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus for their performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with Santtu-Matias Rouvali.

BEETHOVEN, Symphony no. 9

7:00p at Tampere Hall
Tampere, Finland


Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor
Mari Eriksmoen, soprano
Niina Keitel, alto
Tuomas Katajala, tenor
Giorgi Kirof, bass
Tampereen Filharmoninen Kuoro, choir

MAY 14 & 15

CONCERT: THE SARASOTA ORCHESTRA

A return engagement with the Sarasota Orchestra in a program celebrating youthful brilliance.

BRITTEN, Sinfonietta, op. 1
MOZART, Sinfonia Concertante
MOZART, Symphony no. 25

7:30p (3p Sunday) at the Sarasota Opera House

Sarasota Orchestra
Maria Ioudentich, Violin
Jordan Bak, Viola