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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

SEPTEMBER 28

CONCERT: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Jens Korndörfer, O
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Organist Jens Korndörfer performs a program for the rededication of the organ at First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, accompanied by The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

GUILMANT, Symphony no. 1
JONGEN, Symphonie Concertante

 

NOVEMBER 4

CONCERT:
ATLANTA SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

The opening ASYO performance of the 2018-2019 season, featuring Jason Guo (piano), winner of the annual concerto competition.

ENESCU, Romanian Rhapsody no. 1
RACHMANINOFF, Piano Concerto no. 2 (III.)
BRAHMS, Symphony no. 2

Woodruff Arts Center

Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra
Jason Guo, Piano 

DECEMBER 8 & 9

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

Stephen serves as second conductor for Michael Tilson-Thomas.

IVES, Symphony: New England Holidays

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Los Angeles Master Chorale

DECEMBER 31

NEW YEAR'S EVE CONCERT

A New Year’s Eve Waltz celebration concert including music from Tchaikovsy’s ballets.

STRAUSS JR., Overture to Die Fledermaus
TCHAIKOVSKY, Pas de Deux from Nutcracker
VARIOUS, Set with Joe Gransden
WILLIAMS, Adventures on Earth from E.T.
STRAUSS JR., On the Beautiful Blue Danube
VARIOUS, Set with Francine Reed
TCHAIKOVSKY, Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
STRAUSS JR., Thunder and Lightning Polka
SAINT-SAENS, Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah
STRAUSS SR., Radetzky March

Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Joe Gransden, Vocals & Trumpet
Francine Reed, Vocals 

JANUARY 20

CONCERT: ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY

A  classical concert debut with the St. Louis Symphony. 

BEETHOVEN, Leonore Overture no. 3
MOZART, Clarinet Concerto
DVORAK, Symphony no. 8

University of Missouri, Columbia

St. Louis Symphony
Diana Haskell, Clarinet

FEBRUARY 5, 6, 7, 8

Woodruff Arts Center

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Choo Choo Hu, Piano

CONCERT: "SHE COMPOSES"

A program titled "She Composes", including works by Schumann & Boulanger. 

C. SCHUMANN, Piano Concerto, I.
F. HENSEL MENDELSSOHN, Overture in C
BEACH, « Gaelic Symphony », III.
PRICE, Symphony no. 3, III.
BOULANGER, D’un Matin du Printemps

FEBRUARY 14 & 16

CONCERT: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Stephen makes his scheduled subscription debut with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and renowned Russian pianist, Nikolai Lugansky.

SIBELIUS, Symphony no. 1
RACHMANINOFF, Piano Concerto no. 3

Woodruff Arts Center

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Nikolai Luganksy, Piano

MARCH 8

CONCERT: A YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO
THE ORCHESTRA

A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra concert.

BRAHMS, Hungarian Dance no. 1
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Flight of the Bumblebee
GERSHWIN, Promenade: Walkin’ the Dog
KABALEVSKY, Comedians’ Galop
BERLIOZ, Hungarian March from Faust
BRITTEN, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Woodruff Arts Center

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Ken Meltzer, Speaker

MARCH 10

CONCERT:
ATLANTA SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

An ASYO performance featuring Julia Su (violin), winner of the annual concerto competition.

MOZART, Symphony no. 35, “Haffner”
TCHAIKOVSKY, Violin Concerto, I.
STRAVINSKY, Pulcinella: Suite

Woodruff Arts Center, Symphony Hall 

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
Julia Su, Violin

APRIL 6 & 20

CONCERT: LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

Stephen leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a production of music and memory for the Toyota Symphonies for Youth series.

RAVEL, Rhapsodie Espagnol
RAVEL, Bolero

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Kitty McNamee, Choreographer
Ottavio Taddei, Dancer
Natacha Bachour, Dancer
Micaela Depauli, Dancer

APRIL 9

CONCERT: "SOLDIER'S TALE"

Stephen joins actor Kate Burton and members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic to perform Stravinsky’s complete “Soldier’s Tale" as part of the LA Phil Chamber Series.

STRAVINSKY, Soldier’s Tale (complete)

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Kate Burton, Speaker
David Rejano Canero, Trombone
Martin Chalifour, Violin
Tom Hooten, Trumpet
Mathew Howard, Percussion
Brian Johnson, Double Bass
Evan Kuhlmann, Bassoon
Andrew Lowry, Clarinet

APRIL 20

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

Preparatory conductor for Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor laureate, Los Angeles Philharmonic.

STRAVINSKY, Persephone

Walt Disney Concert Hall 

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Peter Sellars, Director
Paul Groves, Tenor
Cécilia Tsan, Narrator
Amrita Performing Arts, Cambodia
Sam Sathya, Dancer (Perséphone)
Chumvan Doshachivy, Dancer (Déméter)
Nam Narim, Dancer (Mercure, Démophoon, Triptolème)
Khon Chan Sithyka, Dancer (Pluton)
LA Master Chorale
Grant Cershon, Artistic Director LA Children’s Chorus
Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Artistic Director

MAY 12

CONCERT:
ATLANTA SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

An ASYO performance featuring Lexing Feng (cello), winner of the annual concerto competition.

ELGAR, Cello Concerto, IV.
MAHLER, Symphony no. 1

Woodruff Arts Center

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
Lexine Feng, Cello

MAY 18

STEP-IN FOR GUSTAVO DUDAMEL

Stephen steps in on same-day notice for Gustavo Dudamel, making his surprise Los Angeles Philharmonic subscription debut.

BEETHOVEN, Egmont Overture
BEETHOVEN, Piano Concerto no. 1
BEETHOVEN, Piano Concerto no. 3

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Philharmonic 
Conrad Tao, Piano
Beatrice Rana, Piano

JUNE 19

CONCERT: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

An outdoor concert of opera favorites in beautiful Piedmont Park.

BIZET, “Votre Tost” and Habanera from Carmen
MOZART, “Ha wie will ich…” from Seraglio
SMETANA,
Dance of the Comedians from the Bartered Bride
PUCCINI, Act I Finale from La Bohème
OFFENBACH,
Infernal Galop from Orpheus in the Underworld
OFFENBACH, Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffmann
BIZET, Duet from The Pearl Fishers
GERSHWIN, Porgy & Bess: Suite
VERDI, Brindisi from La Traviata

Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Jacqueline Echols, Soprano
Tichina Vaughn, Mezzo-Soprano
Frederick Ballentine, Tenor
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Morris Robinson, Bass

JULY 13

CONCERT: WINTERGREEN MUSIC FESTIVAL 

Stephen makes his Wintergreen Music Festival debut, conducting works for chamber orchestra on the Mountaintop Masterworks Series.

JESSICA RUDMAN, Everything Carries Me to You
DVORAK, Serenade for Strings
RESPIGHI, Trittico Botticelliano
STRAVINSKY, Pulcinella: Suite

Mountaintop Tent, Blue Ridge Mountains, VA

Wintergreen Festival Orchestra

JULY 31

CONCERT: ASPEN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Stephen returns for a third time to conduct the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert with pianist Jefferey Kahane.

MOZART, Piano Concerto in E-Flat, K. 482
SIBELIUS, Symphony no. 1

Benedict Music Tent

Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra
Jeffery Kahane, Piano