The Albany Symphony’s American Music Festival is a fascinating, eclectic celebration of the music of today. Join us and see masterpieces in the making and the biggest names in the composition world – a musical adventure like nothing you’ve ever experienced. Anchored around the last subscription concert of the year as the capstone of the season, the Festival represents a destination for you to experience the cutting edge of music by the top creative artists alive today.
2014 Festival Lineup
Click on the following to learn more about each event, or use the arrow buttons at the upper-right hand side of the page. All events are at the EMPAC Center on the RPI campus unless noted.
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie >>
Monday, May 12, 7:30PM:
The Arts Center, 265 River Street, Troy
WAMC Roundtable Broadcast live from EMPAC >>
Thursday, May 15, 9am-12PM:
Masterclass with Dame Evelyn Glennie >>
Thursday, May 15, 3PM:
Composer to Center Stage: Composition Reading Session >>
Thursday, May 15, 7:30PM:
American Music Festival Concert Open Rehearsal >>
Friday, May 16, 3:30-6:00PM:
Reception with Grammy Award-winners David Alan Miller and Dame Evelyn Glennie >>
Friday, May 16, 6:00PM:
Dogs of Desire >>
Friday, May 16, 7:30PM:
Clarice Assad & Musicians of the Albany Symphony >>
Saturday, May 17, 11:30AM:
Troy Farmers Market, River Street, Troy
Festival Orchestra Concert >>
Saturday, May 17, 7:30PM:
THIS PERFORMANCE IS BEING SIMULCAST LIVE.
CLICK LINK ABOVE FOR DETAILS.
The Albany Symphony would like to thank the sponsors of the 2014 American Music Festival:
Celine and Daniel Kredentser
Foy Foundation & Lasch Family