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.
2015 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.
WAMC Roundtable Broadcast live from EMPAC >>
Tuesday, May 12, 9am-12PM:
Composer to Center Stage: Composition Reading Session >>
Thursday, May 14, 7:00PM
Dogs of Desire >>
Friday, May 15, 7:30PM: $40
Dogs of Desire Reception >>
Friday, May 15, 10:00pm (following Dogs of Desire Performance) Featuring the members of the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra
Festival Orchestra Concert >>
Saturday, May 16, 7:30PM:
**Private Tour of Jacob Lawrence’s Migrations Series at Museum of Modern Art
Thursday May 7, 2015
Charter Bus Departs at 12:00pm from Crossgates Commons Parking Lot (Rear Entrance to Walmart). Light Dinner will be served at MoMA Cafe 2, Tour begins at 6:00pm with Curator. Bus Departs from MoMA at 8:30pm.
Seats are Limited. Call 518-694-3300 to reserve your ticket. $150
The Albany Symphony would like to thank the sponsors of the 2015 American Music Festival: