OPENING NIGHT CONCERT & GALA: RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

OPENING NIGHT CONCERT & GALA: RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES

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Such soaring beauty of tone, such strength and purity of feeling, that this hardened listener burst into tears.
— Boston Globe about violinist Stefan Jackiw

THE RIDE OF THE VAKYRIES

David Alan Miller, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violin
Sandbox Percussion

Viet Cuong: Re(new)al   World Premiere Orchestral Version
Brahms: Violin Concerto

Selections from Grand Opera, including The Ride of the Valkyries, Carmen, and La Forza del Destino.

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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

FREE parking is available in the Quackenbush Garage at 25 Orange Street, Albany, NY 12207. The garage is just off Broadway, one block from the Palace Theatre.

$10 Valet parking is also available at the Leo W O'Brien Federal Building located across the street from the Palace Theatre at 1 Clinton Square, Albany, NY 12207. 

Street parking is FREE after 5PM and on the weekends.

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BRITTEN'S MOVING WAR REQUIEM
Nov
10
7:30 PM19:30

BRITTEN'S MOVING WAR REQUIEM

An Armistice Centennial Celebration

 
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 Sgt. Henry Johnson (Albany, NY) of the 369th Infantry Regiment was awarded the French Croix de Guerre for bravery during an outnumbered battle with German soldiers, Feb. 12, 1919.  Sgt. Johnson was posthumously awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor in 2015. (Photo: Public Domain)

Sgt. Henry Johnson (Albany, NY) of the 369th Infantry Regiment was awarded the French Croix de Guerre for bravery during an outnumbered battle with German soldiers, Feb. 12, 1919.  Sgt. Johnson was posthumously awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor in 2015. (Photo: Public Domain)

David Alan Miller, conductor
Albany Pro Musica - Dr. José Daniel Flores-Caraballo
Cathedral of All Saints Boychoir – Woodrow Bynum
“Goldie," Proctors Mighty Wurlitzer Organ
 

Britten: War Requiem
          Text Setting: Traditional Latin Mass for the Dead
                                Nine poems by English poet Wilfred Owen
 

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FREE  and convenient parking is available at the Schenectady Municipal Parking Garage, located at 220 Broadway.  Additional parking is  available in municipal lots on Clinton & State Streets. 

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VIENNESE CLASSICS
Dec
15
7:30 PM19:30

VIENNESE CLASSICS

CONCERTS IN MEMORY OF DR. HEINRICH MEDICUS ON HIS 100th BIRTHDAY

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David Alan Miller, conductor

J. Strauss Jr: Wine, Women and Song Waltzes
J.  Strauss Jr: Champagne Polka
J. Strauss Jr: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Benjamin Wallace: Chocolate Waltzes      World Premiere
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
 

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VIENNESE CLASSICS | MATINEE
Dec
16
3:00 PM15:00

VIENNESE CLASSICS | MATINEE

CONCERTS IN MEMORY OF DR. HEINRICH MEDICUS ON HIS 100th BIRTHDAY

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David Alan Miller, conductor

J. Strauss Jr: Wine, Women and Song Waltzes
J.  Strauss Jr: Champagne Polka
J. Strauss Jr: Overture to Die Fledermaus
Benjamin Wallace: Chocolate Waltzes    World Premiere
Bruckner: Symphony No. 6
 

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BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH
Jan
5
7:30 PM19:30

BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH

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Lark is an accomplished and expressive artist worthy of all the fuss
— Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union

David Alan Miller, conductor
Tessa Lark, violin

Steven Stucky: Chamber Concerto
Michael Torke: Violin Concerto     World Premiere
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

 

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BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH | MATINEE
Jan
6
3:00 PM15:00

BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH | MATINEE

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Lark is an accomplished and expressive artist worthy of all the fuss
— Joseph Dalton, Albany Times Union

David Alan Miller, conductor
Tessa Lark, violin

Steven Stucky: Chamber Concerto
Michael Torke: Violin Concerto     World Premiere
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

 

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ROMANTIC CHOPIN
Feb
9
7:30 PM19:30

ROMANTIC CHOPIN

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an exceptionally clean technique with virtuosity to spare.
— Washington Post

David Alan Miller, conductor
Orion Weiss, piano

Annika Socolofsky:  World Premiere
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Schumann: Symphony No. 2
 

 

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ROMANTIC CHOPIN | MATINEE
Feb
10
3:00 PM15:00

ROMANTIC CHOPIN | MATINEE

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an exceptionally clean technique with virtuosity to spare.
— Washington Post

David Alan Miller, conductor
Orion Weiss, piano

Annika Socolofsky:  World Premiere
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Schumann: Symphony No. 2
 

 

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BOLÉRO
Mar
9
7:30 PM19:30

BOLÉRO

COLIN CURRIE RETURNS TO ALBANY

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...blistering and mesmeric performance...that was Currie’s playing: magical and dazzling to eye and ear
— Herald Scotland

David Alan Miller, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

Hindemith: Mathis de Maler
Robert Honstein: Percussion Concerto   World Premiere
Morton Gould: Fall River Legend
RAVEL: Boléro
 

 

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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

FREE parking is available in the Quackenbush Garage at 25 Orange Street, Albany, NY 12207. The garage is just off Broadway, one block from the Palace Theatre.

$10 Valet parking is also available at the Leo W O'Brien Federal Building located across the street from the Palace Theatre at 1 Clinton Square, Albany, NY 12207. 

Street parking is FREE after 5PM and on the weekends.

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TCHAIKOVSKY'S VIOLIN CONCERTO
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

TCHAIKOVSKY'S VIOLIN CONCERTO

 Music Director of Syracuse-based Symphoria makes his Albany Symphony debut with acclaimed violinist Chee-Yun.

Music Director of Syracuse-based Symphoria makes his Albany Symphony debut with acclaimed violinist Chee-Yun.

Lawrence Loh, guest conductor
Chee-Yun, violin 

Polina Nazaykinskaya: Fenix                          World Premiere
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
 


 

 

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TCHAIKOVSKY'S VIOLIN CONCERTO | MATINEE
Apr
7
3:00 PM15:00

TCHAIKOVSKY'S VIOLIN CONCERTO | MATINEE

 Music Director of Syracuse-based Symphoria makes his Albany Symphony debut with acclaimed violinist Chee-Yun.

Music Director of Syracuse-based Symphoria makes his Albany Symphony debut with acclaimed violinist Chee-Yun.

Lawrence Loh, guest conductor
Chee-Yun, violin 

Polina Nazaykinskaya: Winter Bells
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
 


 

 

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AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERT
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERT

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THIS IS MUSIC YOU MORE THAN HEAR - IT'S MUSIC YOU FEEL!

GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING DUO TOGETHER - ONE NIGHT ONLY!

DAVID ALAN MILLER & JOHN CORIGLIANO

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John Corigliano’s musical language is unique and unmistakable, yet rooted in the grand traditions of the past.
— Joshua Bell
 

 

David Alan Miller, conductor
Philip Fisher, piano

Tanner Porter: Albany Symphony Commission
John Corigliano: Piano Concerto
David Del Tredici: “Pop-Pourri”
 

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THE RIVER SINGS AT RIVERFRONT PARK | FREE
Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

THE RIVER SINGS AT RIVERFRONT PARK | FREE

 Discovered by chance over four centuries ago, the Hudson River sings a song of venture and innovation.  Celebrate the beauty and history of upstate New York with the Albany Symphony at Riverfront Park in Troy.

Discovered by chance over four centuries ago, the Hudson River sings a song of venture and innovation.  Celebrate the beauty and history of upstate New York with the Albany Symphony at Riverfront Park in Troy.

THE RIVER SINGS

SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018 | FREE CONCERT | 7:30PM

RIVERFRONT PARK IN TROY, NY | UNDER THE STARS

LOCAL FOOD, NY CRAFT BEER & FAMILY ACTIVITIES | 6:00PM

THREE WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCES INSPIRED BY THE UNIQUE STORY OF UPSTATE NEW YORK!

 

Featuring The Finger Lakes Guitar Quartet, Albany Berkshire Ballet,  Schenectady County Community College Chorus, The College of St. Rose Chamber Singers, and Bard College.  Plus, 100 young voices from the Troy Public Schools.

American Favorites | Cinematic Pops | Dorothy Chang's The Mighty Erie Canal

No tickets necessary to attend.
Bring your own picnic, or sample from participating vendors!
No glass containers allowed in the park.

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FANFARE TO JOAN TOWER: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

FANFARE TO JOAN TOWER: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

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American Music Festival celebrates the extraordinary life and music of Joan Tower-a true innovator of American music, with three world premieres by Joan and her students and favorites performed by the Jasper Quartet, Carol Wincenc, and the ESYO Percussion Ensemble. 

Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Women No. 6 for piano

Joan Tower: DNA

Joan Tower: Wild Purple

Joan Tower: Big Sky

Joan Tower: Rising

Chris Beroes-Hagis: World Premiere

Corey Chang: World Premiere

SINGLE TICKETS ARE $15

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2018 American Music Festival Concert
Jun
2
7:30 PM19:30

2018 American Music Festival Concert

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Saili Oak, Hindustani vocalist

Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano

Hila Plitmann, soprano

Vicky Chow, piano


DAVID DEL TREDICI: Adventures Underground from Alice in Wonderland
STEVEN BURKE: The Betrayal of Three Oranges (World Premiere)
REENA ESMAIL: Meri Sakhi ki Avaaz | My Sister's Voice (World Premiere)
LOREN LOIACONO: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra (World Premiere)

Come early for a special concert prelude with David Alan Miller and Festival guest artists, David Del Tredici, Reena Esmail, and Loren Loiacono. 

SINGLE TICKETS START AT $19

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 "...a glittering jewel in classical music today...Hila Plittman has a vocal instrument that is simply unreal in its beauty."  -Entertainment Tonight

"...a glittering jewel in classical music today...Hila Plittman has a vocal instrument that is simply unreal in its beauty."  -Entertainment Tonight

 "Del Tredici," said Aaron Copland, "is that rare find among composers – a creator with a truly original gift. 

"Del Tredici," said Aaron Copland, "is that rare find among composers – a creator with a truly original gift. 

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MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY
Jun
2
4:00 PM16:00

MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY

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There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of wonder, mystery, and danger!
— Mad Hatter
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Go through the looking glass and create your own Tea Party with the Mad Hatter and his guests. Join the Arts Center and the Albany Symphony for tea, make-your-own sweet treats, arts and crafts, and readings from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Perfect for kids and families!

TICKETS ARE $10

 

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For individual tickets to this event, call the Arts Center of the Capital Region at (518) 273-0552.

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YARN/WIRE
Jun
2
3:00 PM15:00

YARN/WIRE

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"spellbinding virtuosity"  -TimeOutNY
"mesmerizing" -The New York Times

YARN/WIRE is admired for their energy and precision returns to EMPAC for a an afternoon of "sonic art that is clearly going places (Philip Clark, Gramophone).

GEORGE CRUMB: Music for a Summer Evening

ZOSHA DI CASTRI: Tachitipo

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Ian Antonio, percussion
Laura Barger, piano
Ning Yu, piano
Russell Greenberg

 

 

TICKETS ARE JUST $15

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MODERN VOICES: THREE SOPRANOS
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

MODERN VOICES: THREE SOPRANOS

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THREE POWERHOUSE SOPRANOS : ONE AFTERNOON OF CONTEMPORARY VOCAL MUSIC

Lucy Dhegrae, curator of the Resonant Bodies Festival in NYC, is joined by Lucy Fitz Gibbon and the "enthralling" (Opera News) Nancy Allen Lundy for a stunningly innovative afternoon of contemporary vocal music.

Lucy Dhegrae, soprano | Nathaniel LaNasa, piano

Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016)                  Heart Chant (2001)

Tonia Ko (b. 1988)                                 Smoke and Distance (2013)       

Hayes Biggs (b. 1957)                            Northeast Reservation Lines (1984)

Shawn Jaeger (b. 1985)                         Resignation (2017)

Lucy Fitzgibbon soprano | Ryan McCollough, piano

James Primosch                                    Two Songs from A Sibyl (2017)

                                                                          I. Descent

                                                                          II. Return

                                                              The Old Astronomer (2017)

                                                              Who Do You Say That I Am? (2016)

                                                              The Pitcher (2017)

 

John Harbison                                       Simple Daylight (1987)

                                                                            I. Japan

                                                                             II. Simple Daylight

                                                                             III. Somewhere a Seed

                                                                              IV. Your Name

                                                                             V. The Wild Irises

                                                                             VI. Odor

Nancy Allen Lundy, soprano

Ruth Crawford Seeger                            Three Songs

Dalit Warshaw                                       Two Songs

Joseph Schwantner                               Magabunda and Shadowinnower

John Cage                                            Aria

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MANY HANDS: PIANO WORKS BY DAVID DEL TREDICI
Jun
2
9:30 AM09:30

MANY HANDS: PIANO WORKS BY DAVID DEL TREDICI

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Marc Peloquin is a champion of works by David Del Tredici

"Energetic...Refreshing and Alive." - The New York Times
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David Del Tredici (L) Marc Peloquin (R)

LATE IN THE GAME (2015)

LATE IN THE GAME (2015)

Farewell, R.W
Gloss
Bittersweet
Monk


S/M BALLADE  (2006)

MANY HANDS (2016)

For the Left Hand
Bank Street Prelude
Perry Street Fugue
For the Right Hand
Quodlibet/ Finale

 

 

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Dogs of Desire
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Dogs of Desire

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Nancy Alan Lundy, soprano

Lucy Dhegrae, soprano

Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano

Heather Jones, mezzo soprano

 

The Albany Symphony's acclaimed ensemble, Dogs of Desire, perform innovative new works by today's most adventurous composers.  Hear the Dogs, with soprano Nancy Allen Lundy, perform Del Tredici's devilish melodrama Dracula with three world premiere works by Carlos Simon, Derrick Spiva, and Water Music NY composer, Annika Socolofsky.  Mezzo soprano, Heather Jones makes her Dogs of Desire debut in Preach Sister, Preach by composer and Skidmore professor, Evan Mack.

Carlos Simon:               In the Pocket (world premiere)

Evan Mack:                   Preach Sister, Preach

Derrick Spiva:              In Sight of Atsia (world premiere)

Annika Socolofsky:      Lullabies Unsung (world premiere)

David Del Tredici:        Dracula

Single Tickets are $40.  Enjoy access to this event and all festival events for just $99.

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HOW DID THE DOGS GET ITS NAME?

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FIRST DRAUGHTS READING SESSION & BEER TASTING
May
31
7:30 PM19:30

FIRST DRAUGHTS READING SESSION & BEER TASTING

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FREE NO TICKET REQUIRED

FROM THE COMPOSERS IMAGINATION TO THE CONCERT HALL:

Watch and listen as three emerging composers, Baldwin Giang, Natalie Dietterich, and Patrick O'Malley have their newest works read and rehearsed by David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony. 

Natalie Dietterich:          Aeolian Dust

Baldwin Giang:               To remember is always forgetting

Patrick O'Malley:            Rest and Restless

SAVOR THE EXPERIENCE WITH A REFRESHING BEER

Come early and taste three new or recently released beers from Browns Brewing Co. in Troy and Wolf Hollow Brewing Co. in West Glenville.   Tasting starts at 7PM

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OPEN REHEARSAL: DOGS OF DESIRE
May
31
4:30 PM16:30

OPEN REHEARSAL: DOGS OF DESIRE

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Get an insider's look at the waggish world of the Albany Symphony's one-of-a-kind new music chamber orchestra, the Dogs of Desire. Combining the power of popular & world cultures with the sophistication of a classical ensemble, Dogs of Desire is a laboratory for tomorrow’s most exciting and compelling composers. Experience the creative process in progress as David Alan Miller, Carlos Simon, Derrick Spiva and Water Music
NY composer, Annika Socolofsky. prepare the Dogs of Desire for three cutting-edge world premieres.

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Composer Masterclass
May
31
2:00 PM14:00

Composer Masterclass

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FREE NO TICKET REQUIRED

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Experience a unique behind-the-scenes take on the American Music Festival and the creative process with Christopher Theofanidis-acclaimed composer and distinguished Yale professor- and aspiring student-composers. 

Watch and learn how a 21st century composition makes its way to the stage.

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Gershwin Immersion
May
19
7:30 PM19:30

Gershwin Immersion

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David Alan Miller, conductor
Kevin Cole, piano

GERSHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue

GERSHWIN: Piano Concerto in F

GERSHWIN: Second Rhapsody

GERSHWIN: Variations on "I Got Rhythm"

GERSHWIN: An American in Paris


 

The fascinating rhythms of George Gershwin will fill the air when Kevin Cole joins David Alan Miller at the Palace.  Kevin Cole plays Gershwin’s four works for piano and orchestra – the jazz-inspired Concerto in F, the delightful “I Got Rhythm” Variations, and, of course, the immortal “Rhapsody in Blue,” paired with the elegant, exquisite “Second Rhapsody.”    Who could ask for anything more?

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

FREE parking is available in the Quackenbush Garage at 25 Orange Street, Albany, NY 12207. The garage is just off Broadway, one block from the Palace.

Metered parking is also available on the streets surrounding the Palace Theatre.

Street parking is FREE after 5PM and on the weekends.

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Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Saratoga
May
4
9:30 AM09:30

Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Saratoga

Embark on a magical music adventure with David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony and introduce your children and students to the imaginative world of classical music with Peter & the Wolf, a symphonic fairy tale for children by  Sergei Prokofiev.

Geared for children between the ages of 18-months and 6 years,  Tiny Tots concerts are interactive school day performances that have thrilled preschool audiences, their teachers, and parents for over 20 years.

Saratoga performance times at the National Museum of Dance

May 4, 2018 at 9:30am

TICKETS ARE JUST $5

Are you a preschool teacher?  Now is the time to reserve seats for your classroom. Single tickets for families are also available.

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Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Saratoga
May
3
9:30 AM09:30

Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Saratoga

Embark on a magical music adventure with David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony and introduce your children and students to the imaginative world of classical music with Peter & the Wolf, a symphonic fairy tale for children by  Sergei Prokofiev.

Geared for children between the ages of 18-months and 6 years,  Tiny Tots concerts are interactive school day performances that have thrilled preschool audiences, their teachers, and parents for over 20 years.

Saratoga performance times at the National Museum of Dance

May 3, 2018 at 9:30am

TICKETS ARE JUST $5

Are you a preschool teacher?  Now is the time to reserve seats for your classroom. Single tickets for families are also available.

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Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Albany
May
2
9:30 AM09:30

Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Albany

Embark on a magical music adventure with David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony and introduce your children and students to the imaginative world of classical music with Peter & the Wolf, a symphonic fairy tale for children by  Sergei Prokofiev.

Geared for children between the ages of 18-months and 6 years,  Tiny Tots concerts are interactive school day performances that have thrilled preschool audiences, their teachers, and parents for over 20 years.

Albany performance times at Congregation Ohav Shalom

  1. May 2, 2018 at 9:30am
  2. May 2, 2018 at 10:45am

TICKETS ARE JUST $5

Are you a preschool teacher?  Now is the time to reserve seats for your classroom. Single tickets for families are also available.

ORDER TODAY!

CALL: 518.694.3300                VISIT: 19 CLINTON AVE, ALBANY, NY

 

 

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Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Albany
May
1
10:45 AM10:45

Peter & the Wolf- Tiny Tots Albany

Embark on a magical music adventure with David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony and introduce your children and students to the imaginative world of classical music with Peter & the Wolf, a symphonic fairy tale for children by  Sergei Prokofiev.

Geared for children between the ages of 18-months and 6 years,  Tiny Tots concerts are interactive school day performances that have thrilled preschool audiences, their teachers, and parents for over 20 years.

Albany performance times at Congregation Ohav Shalom

  1. May 2, 2018 at 10:45am

TICKETS ARE JUST $5

Are you a preschool teacher?  Now is the time to reserve seats for your classroom. Single tickets for families are also available.

ORDER TODAY!

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Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony
Apr
28
7:30 PM19:30

Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony

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Gemma New, conductor

Arnaud Sussmann, violin

James Harp, organ

Salina Fisher:  Tupaia - World Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 “ The Organ Symphony”

There is no other symphony like it.  More than a century after its premiere, it remains unrivaled in its scope and majesty. Saint-Saens' thundering "Organ Symphony" will showcase “Goldie,” the mighty Wurtilzer, as it roars through Proctors in Schenectady.   This very special concert at Proctors also features Beethoven’s towering Violin Concerto with young French violinist Arnaud Sussman, who has swiftly garnered acclaim the world over.   Guest Conductor Gemma New will showcase a Tupaia by her country-woman, New Zealand’s Salina Fisher.   

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

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FREE  and convenient parking is available at the Schenectady Municipal Parking Garage, located at 220 Broadway.  Additional parking is  available in municipal lots on Clinton & State Streets. 

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Women In Classical Music
Apr
28
5:30 PM17:30

Women In Classical Music

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Meet three extraordinary women who are innovators and pioneers in the exciting field of live performance. 

Hear stories of triumph and challenge from these highly successful professionals in their pursuit of artistic excellence.  Moderated by Anna Kuwabara, Executive Director of the Albany Symphony and featuring guest conductor Gemma New, composer Salina Fisher, and Musicians of Ma'alwyck Director Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz , this is a must-see pre-concert event for all, from new listeners to industry professionals alike.

FREE // Pre-register online by April 20th for a chance to win tickets to the Albany Symphony performance on April 28th at Proctors in Schenectady.

CONCERT TICKETS START AT $15

Call: 518.694.3300  -  Click:  AlbanySymphony.com -  Visit: 19 Clinton Ave, Albany, NY

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Raga Meets Symphony
Apr
22
6:00 PM18:00

Raga Meets Symphony

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Indian-American composer Reena Esmail works between the worlds of Indian and Western classical music.   

This spring at the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Albany, Reena will be joined by acclaimed Hindustani classical vocalist, Saili Oak for an evening of traditional Hindustani classical music and Esmail's Hindu-inspired String Quartet performed members of the Albany Symphony.

Tickets are just $10.

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Dogs of Desire at SHIFT
Apr
12
8:00 PM20:00

Dogs of Desire at SHIFT

The Albany Symphony’s 16-member new music ensemble will perform a contemporary Liederabend, or Song Night with singer Theo Bleckmann. Premiered at the American Music Festival in Troy, NY, the through composed song cycle comprises original works by the members of composer collective Sleeping Giant and new arrangements of existing pieces by Kate Bush and Charles Ives.  Blind Whino is an alternative arts center in Southwest Washington D.C.

 

Sleeping Giant, program curators & featured composers

David Alan Miller, conductor

Theo Bleckman, vocalist

Hannah Wasileski, artist & projection designer

 

Andres/Hearne                          I. Protection

Hearne/Andres                          II. To Whom it May Concern

Cerrone                                    III. Four Naomi Songs

Andres                                      IV. How to Pop and Lock in Thirteen Steps

Hearne/Ives                              V. The Cage

Hearne                                     VI. The Cage - #5

Cerrone/Ives                             VII. Serenity

Hearne                                     VIII. Shizz

Andres/Ives                               IX. Tom Sails Away

Hearne/Honstein                       X. The Cage #10

Honstein/Bleckmann                  XI. This Life

Cooper                                     XII. Sunday Calls

Cerrone                                    XIII. Sonata for a Chamber Orchestra

Hearne                                     XIV. The Cage #9

Norman                                    XV. Don’t Even Listen

Cooper/Kate Bush                     XVI. Under Ice

Honstein                                   XVII. Timor Mortis

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"The River Flows Through Us"- Kennedy Center Debut at SHIFT
Apr
11
8:00 PM20:00

"The River Flows Through Us"- Kennedy Center Debut at SHIFT

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The Albany Symphony's Kennedy Center debut will feature a collection of contemporary works that explore the history of Upstate New York and the bodies of water that surround and connect communities. 

David Alan Miller, conductor

Joyce Yang, piano

Carol Jantsch, tuba

Joan Tower: Still/Rapids for Piano and Orchestra

Michael Daugherty: Reflections on the Mississippi for Tuba and Orchestra

Dorothy Chang: The Mighty Erie Canal

Michael Torke: Three Manhattan Bridges for Piano and Orchestra

TICKETS ARE JUST $25.  Call the Kennedy Center Box Office at (800) 444-1324

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Pirates on the Erie
Mar
18
3:00 PM15:00

Pirates on the Erie

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SUNDAY SYMPHONIES for Families

 Sunday Symphonies are hour-long concerts featuring David Alan Miller in costume, portraying figures from music history.

Sunday Symphonies are hour-long concerts featuring David Alan Miller in costume, portraying figures from music history.

Pirates on the Erie

Some no good, swashbuckling pirates have taken over the Erie Canal and won't let anyone through.  Can Ship-Captain Dave and the brave Albany Symphony musicians trick them into letting all the boats through?  They'll need your help on this wild musical journey along the Erie Canal. Low Bridge, We’re Coming to Your Town!  Featuring American musical classics by Copland, Bernstein, Sousa, a sing-along, and thrilling new works by Michael Torke and Dorothy Chang!

Come dressed for an adventure!  Pirates and sailors welcome!
 

Adult tickets are $20 and KIDS GET IN FREE, courtesy of GE Kids in Free Days.

***Children's tickets are not available online. Purchase your adult tickets online and pick up your free kids ticket at the Box Office on March 18 before the concert.

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Come early and try out your favorite instrument!

Come one hour before each Sunday Symphony for hands-on activities including an Instrument Petting Zoo.

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Bon Voyage: Kennedy Center Preview Performance
Mar
10
7:30 PM19:30

Bon Voyage: Kennedy Center Preview Performance

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Albany is today recognized as the capital of America’s new music, thanks to the dedication of David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony.  “Intrepid” says the New York Times of this creative partnership.   “Adventurous” raves NPR Classical.

Bid “Bon Voyage” to David and the Orchestra as they perform the four brilliant new American works they will take to the nation’s capital in their Kennedy Center debut: Joan Tower’s “Still/Rapids” and Michael Torke’s “Three Manhattan Bridges,” performed by dazzling pianist Joyce Yang.  Tuba virtuoso Benjamin Pierce makes his Albany Symphony debut in Michael Daugherty’s “Reflections.”   And 150 young singers from the Capital Region join David  for Dorothy Chang’s sweeping “The Mighty Erie Canal.”

David Alan Miller, conductor

Troy Public Elementary School All-City Choir

Joyce Yang, piano

Ben Pierce, tuba

Joan Tower: Still/Rapids for Piano and Orchestra
Michael Daugherty: Reflections on the Mississippi
Dorothy Chang: The Mighty Erie Canal
Torke: Three Manhattan Bridges
 

 

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

FREE parking is available in the Quackenbush Garage at 25 Orange Street, Albany, NY 12207. The garage is just off Broadway, one block from the Palace.

Street parking is FREE after 5PM and on the weekends.

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Romeo & Juliet (Matinee)
Feb
11
3:00 PM15:00

Romeo & Juliet (Matinee)

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David Alan Miller, conductor

 Inbal Segev, cello

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet
Christopher Rouse: Cello Concerto
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7

A love forbidden.  And a love immortal. Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy “Romeo & Juliet" inspired Tchaikovsky’s most passionate music – “Romeo and Juliet”.  Share it with that special someone on Valentine’s Weekend!  Plus, Prokofiev’s touching, final Symphony No. 7.   David Alan Miller also leads the meditative Cello Concerto by Grammy®-award-winning composer Christopher Rouse.     

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TICKETS START AT JUST $15

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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

Parking is FREE on nights and weekends in City of Troy.

 FREE parking is also available at the State Street Parking Garage located at the corner of State Street and River Street, a short 2 minute walk from the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

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Romeo & Juliet
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

Romeo & Juliet

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David Alan Miller, conductor

 Inbal Segev, cello

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet
Christopher Rouse: Cello Concerto
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7

A love forbidden.  And a love immortal. Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy “Romeo & Juliet" inspired Tchaikovsky’s most passionate music – “Romeo and Juliet”.  Share it with that special someone on Valentine’s Weekend!  Plus, Prokofiev’s touching, final Symphony No. 7.   David Alan Miller also leads the meditative Cello Concerto by Grammy®-award-winning composer Christopher Rouse.     

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TICKETS START AT JUST $15

Order By Phone Call 518.694.3300 Today!

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

Parking is FREE on nights and weekends in City of Troy.

 FREE parking is also available at the State Street Parking Garage located at the corner of State Street and River Street, a short 2 minute walk from the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

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STAR WARRIORS: The Last Maestro
Jan
28
3:00 PM15:00

STAR WARRIORS: The Last Maestro

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PRICE CHOPPER & MARKET 32 PRESENTS:

SUNDAY SYMPHONIES for Families

 Sunday Symphonies are hour-long concerts featuring David Alan Miller in costume, portraying figures from music history.

Sunday Symphonies are hour-long concerts featuring David Alan Miller in costume, portraying figures from music history.

Star Warriors: The Last Maestro

The Evil Emperor has outlawed all music in the galaxy. But, from the far reaches of a distant solar system, a mysterious wanderer appears to rally the "resistance," a small troupe of singers, to harness the force of song and destroy the Emperor's power. Is he "The Last Maestro?" Help him use the force of music to save the universe from the "Sound of Silence..."

Featuring singers from the Bard College Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character.  Storm Troopers and Jedi Masters  welcome.

Adult tickets are $20 and KIDS GET IN FREE, courtesy of GE Kids in Free Days.

***Children's tickets purchased online through Ticketmaster.com are subject to all applicable charges and fees.  Call 518-694-3300 for no-fee kids tickets.

BUY ALL 3 CONCERTS & GET FREE KIDS TICKETS TO THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS. CALL 518-694-3300 TODAY!

Come early and try out your favorite instrument!

Come one hour before each Sunday Symphony for hands-on activities including an Instrument Petting Zoo.

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Beethoven's Fifth! (Matinee)
Jan
7
3:00 PM15:00

Beethoven's Fifth! (Matinee)

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David Alan Miller, Conductor

Richard O’Neill, Viola

Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale
Christopher Theofanidis: Viola Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

No other musical statement can match its raw power and bracing energy.  Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony begins the New Year conducted by David Alan Miller.  Plus, the energetic Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Robert Schumann’s symphonic experiment and a masterwork too-rarely encountered.  A new Viola Concerto by Christopher Theofanidis, played by today’s master of the instrument Richard O’Neill. 

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

Parking is FREE on nights and weekends in City of Troy.

 FREE parking is also available at the State Street Parking Garage located at the corner of State Street and River Street, a short 2 minute walk from the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

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Beethoven's Fifth!
Jan
6
7:30 PM19:30

Beethoven's Fifth!

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Richard O’Neill, viola

Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale
Christopher Theofanidis: Viola Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

No other musical statement can match its raw power and bracing energy.  Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony begins the New Year conducted by David Alan Miller.  Plus, the energetic Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Robert Schumann’s symphonic experiment and a masterwork too-rarely encountered.  A new Viola Concerto by Christopher Theofanidis, played by today’s master of the instrument Richard O’Neill. 

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

Order By Phone Call 518.694.3300 Today!

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

Parking is FREE on nights and weekends in City of Troy.

 FREE parking is also available at the State Street Parking Garage located at the corner of State Street and River Street, a short 2 minute walk from the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

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1786: Mozart’s Miraculous Year (Matinee)
Dec
10
3:00 PM15:00

1786: Mozart’s Miraculous Year (Matinee)

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Felicia He, piano

William Hughes, french horn

MOZART: Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario) , Overture and Selections
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25
MOZART: Horn Concerto No. 4
MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague”

In one remarkable year, 1786, masterwork after masterwork would flow from the pen of Mozart:  the “Prague” Symphony, “The Marriage of Figaro”, and three of music’s greatest Piano Concertos.  David Alan Miller explores the astonishing output of Mozart’s miraculous year.    In two different programs over one weekend at Troy Music Hall, you’ll come face to face with the genius of Mozart – a genius that proclaimed itself early, developed swiftly, and vanished all too soon.  

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

Complete your immersion experience and save $10 when you purchase tickets to both performances.

 

All parking is FREE on nights and weekends in City of Troy.

 FREE parking is also available at the State Street Parking Garage located at the corner of State Street and River Street, a short 2 minute walk from the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

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