Magic Of Christmas
Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

Magic Of Christmas

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Noel Liberty, Director of The Music Studio

Diane Warner, Director of the Capital District Youth Chorale

Jen Boland, Director of Boland School of Irish Dance

 

Celebrate the season with family and friends in Albany  at the Magic of Christmas, the Capital Region's favorite Holiday spectacular. 

Sparkling holiday favorites and carols led by David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony.  

Tickets start at just $28 and children are half price when you order by phone.

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1786: Mozart’s Miraculous Year
Dec
9
7:30 PM19:30

1786: Mozart’s Miraculous Year

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David Alan Miller, conductor

David Fung, piano

Wei Luo, piano

MOZART: Marriage of Figaro, Overture and Selections
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 24

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. Call 518.694.3300 to purchase your discounted tickets.

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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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

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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! (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

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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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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Romeo & Juliet
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

Romeo & Juliet

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Craig Morris, trumpet

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet
Christopher Rouse: Heimdall’s Trumpet
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7

A love forbidden.  And a love immortal. Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy “Romeo 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 blazing “Heimdall’s Trumpet” by Grammy®-award-winning composer Christopher Rouse.     

 

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

Romeo & Juliet (Matinee)

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Craig Morris, trumpet

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet
Christopher Rouse: Heimdall’s Trumpet
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7

A love forbidden.  And a love immortal. Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy “Romeo 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 blazing “Heimdall’s Trumpet” by Grammy®-award-winning composer Christopher Rouse.     

 

 

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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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

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

Order By Phone
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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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Pirates on the Erie
Mar
18
3:00 PM15:00

Pirates on the Erie

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

Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony

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Gemma New, conductor

Amaud Sussman, violin

Salina Fisher:  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 new work by her country-woman, New Zealand’s Salina Fisher.   

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

ORDER BY PHONE
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PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

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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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"
 

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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Dogs of Desire
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Dogs of Desire

David Alan Miller, Conductor

The Albany Symphony's inspired new music ensemble explores popular and world cultures through new multi-media compositions by America's most adventurous composers.  

The progressive 18-member ensemble  is a one-of-a-kind chamber orchestra, and a laboratory for today's most exciting emerging composers. The Dogs has commissioned and premiered over 200 works.

 

or call the Albany Symphony Box Office at 518-694-3300.

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Mozart's Magical Musical Adventure
Nov
19
3:00 PM15:00

Mozart's Magical Musical Adventure

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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.

Mozart's Magical Musical Adventure

Dragons, brave princes and princesses, a cowardly birdman, and magical musical instruments; young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart finds himself on a most amazing musical adventure.  Help him, and a group of brilliant singers, create a masterpiece fit for the grand stage. It’s destined to be a hit, a new opera called "The Magic Flute."

Featuring singers from the Bard College Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program. Come dressed as your favorite prince or princess.  Dragons and wild creatures 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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The Rite of Spring!
Nov
18
7:30 PM19:30

The Rite of Spring!

American composer, David Del Tredici

American composer, David Del Tredici

David Alan Miller, conductor

Charles Busch, narrator

DUKAS: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
DAVID DEL TREDICI: “Rip van Winkle” for Narrator and Orchestra
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

More than a century has passed since its violent, scandalous premiere.  And still, Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” continues to surprise and provoke, excite and enthrall.   David Alan Miller leads his first Albany performance of Stravinsky’s savage masterpiece.   Also, Dukas’ enchanted “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” as animated by Mickey Mouse in “Fantasia.”   Plus, a modern musical legend by David Del Tredici, set on the banks of the Hudson:  “Rip van Winkle.”

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TICKETS START AT JUST $15

Order By Phone Call 518.694.3300 Today!

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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Opening Night Gala //  Hollywood Favorites: Star Wars & More!
Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

Opening Night Gala // Hollywood Favorites: Star Wars & More!

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David Alan Miller, conductor

Simone Porter, violin

KORNGOLD: Suite from The Sea Hawk
LOIACONO: Bossa Shift (Orchestra Premiere)
KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto
WILLIAMS: Star Wars Suite

The Albany Symphony and David Alan Miller begin the new season with an out-of-this world favorite – John Williams’ “Star Wars” Suite!   Plus, music of another Hollywood master, Erich Wolfgang Korngold – his swashbuckling Overture to the Errol Flynn classic “The Sea Hawk.”   The brilliant, young Simone Porter plays Korngold’s colorful Violin Concerto.   All this, plus an exciting new work by Loren Loiacono – “Bossa Shift.”

TICKETS START AT JUST $15

Order By Phone Call 518.694.3300 Today!

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.

This performance is made possible through generous support of M&T Bank.

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Water Music NY Preview Concert
Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

Water Music NY Preview Concert

  • Bush Memorial Hall-Russell Sage College (map)
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Celebrate the bicentennial of the Erie Canal with a 32-member chamber orchestra of Albany Symphony musicians. This unique concert is the official launch of Water Music NY, a one-of-a-kind musical experience two centuries in the making.

The concert will feature selections from six commissioned works inspired by the history and heritage of canal communities throughout New York.  Composers include Daniel Schlosberg, Annika Socolofsky, Angelica Negron, Benjamin Wallace, Ryan Chase, and Loren Loiacono.

Free General Admission  // Free VIP Seating with 2017 Festival Pass

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Gershwin, Joplin & More! American Piano Works by Pianist Findlay Cockrell
Jun
4
1:00 PM13:00

Gershwin, Joplin & More! American Piano Works by Pianist Findlay Cockrell

Come hear Albany's own Findlay Cockrell perform works by Gershwin, Joplin, and others, a preview of our Gershwin Immersion concerts in May, 2018!

Gershwin: Three Pieces from Porgy and Bess:                                        arr. Beryl Rubinstein 

Jasbo Brown Blues, Summertime, I Got Plenty o’Nuttin’         

Joplin: Three Piano Rags:                                                                                 

Weeping Willow, Magnetic, Elite Syncopations

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Three Pieces:                                                      

Souvenir de PortoRico,  The Banjo,  Manchega

Earl Wild: Three Concert-Etudes on Gershwin Songs:                                         

 Liza,  Embraceable You,  Fascinatin’ Rhythm

 

PURCHASE YOUR 2017 FESTIVAL PASS TODAY!  CALL 518.694.3300.

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Late Night with Guitarist Andrew McKenna Lee
Jun
3
9:30 PM21:30

Late Night with Guitarist Andrew McKenna Lee

Come enjoy master guitarist Andrew Mckenna Lee's wildly genre-bending performance of his own compositions and arrangements.

Arabescata and Gravity and Air from Scordatura Suite (2003)

for solo, classical guitar

Five Refractions of a Prelude by Bach (2008)

for solo, classical guitar

Dying in Waves

for solo electric guitar

Electric Counterpoint by Steve Reich (1987) 

for electric guitar and pre-recorded accompaniment

Take a listen here:

Tickets are just $10 // Free with 2017 Festival Pass

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American Music Festival Concert
Jun
3
7:30 PM19:30

American Music Festival Concert

  • Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is music you more than hear- this is music you feel! Inspired by the Bicentennial of the Eric Canal, this year's festival features Composer-in-Residence, Reena Esmail, innovative new works by living American composers, artistic happenings across Troy, and culminates with performances by the Albany Symphony and Dogs of Desire. 

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Sandbox Percussion
Jun
3
3:00 PM15:00

Sandbox Percussion

Revitalizing the world of contemporary music
— The Washington Post

Jaw dropping virtuosity-aurally stunning performances.  Sandbox Percussion is pushing the limits of classical chamber music with courage and imagination.  

David Crowell: Music for Percussion Quartet

        1. Fluctuation

        2. Sky People

        3. Oscillation

        4. Landscape

Andy Akiho: Pillar IV 

Christopher Cerrone: Goldbeater's Skin (featuring mezzo-soprano, Elspeth Davis) 

1. Apocatastasis

2. Interlude I: Wood

3. In My Dream

4. Interlude II: Metal

5. My Companion and I

6. Interlude III: Skin: Fatal Exception

7. Against the Madness of Crowds

Steve Reich: Drumming: Part 1

 

Tickets are just $10 // Free with 2017 Festival Pass

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"This Land Sings: Songs of Wandering, Love, & Protest"
Jun
3
12:00 PM12:00

"This Land Sings: Songs of Wandering, Love, & Protest"

A Tribute To Woody Guthrie

Join the Albany Symphony for a special performance of This Land Sings by Grammy® award winning composer Michael Daugherty.   In the format of an old-time radio show, Daugherty has created 11 original songs and five instrumental pieces  blending original lyrics with music that often draws from the simple, yet enduring folk melodies that Guthrie would rework into his own songs.

Tickets are just $19 // Free with 2017 Festival Pass

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TAKE A LISTEN! 

This festival prelude is powered by WMHT Classical FM:  Your Classical Companion.

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Argus Quartet
Jun
3
9:30 AM09:30

Argus Quartet

     Clara Kim, violin         Dana Kelley, viola      Jason Issokson, violin     Joann Whang, cello

Founded in 2013, The Argus String Quartet is dedicated to reinvigorating the audience-performer relationship through innovative concerts and diverse repertoire.  

Hear for yourself how the Argus String Quartet honors the storied chamber music traditions of the past while forging a new path forward with works by Grammy-award winning composer Christopher Theofanidis and more!

Chris Cerrone: How to Breathe Underwater

Rob Honstein: Arctic

Kerrith Livengood: This Is My Scary Robot Voice

Christopher Theofanidis: Visions and Miracles

Garth Knox: Satellites

Tickets are just $10 // Free with 2017 Festival Pass

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Late Night Jam Session with Shankar Tucker
Jun
2
9:30 PM21:30

Late Night Jam Session with Shankar Tucker

Shankar Tucker blends Classical Indian music, Jazz and Popular music to create a unique and original fusion sound.  Join Shankar for a late night curated musical adventure, featuring Hindustani improvisation on clarinet.

Tickets are just $10 // Free with 2017 Festival Pass

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TAKE A LISTEN!

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POETRY THEATRE: Hosted by NEXTGEN
Jun
2
5:30 PM17:30

POETRY THEATRE: Hosted by NEXTGEN

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL POETRY THEATRE Hosted by NEXTGEN.

Experience the work of living poets live and explore the intimate connection between poetry and music. Curated by Rebecca Wolff, Editor of FENCE Literary Journal, Poetry Theatre features dramatic readings by acclaimed poets, Sara Wintz, Danniel Schoonebeek, and Erica Kaufman.

FREE // No Ticket Required


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Be among the who’s who in new American music and witness the Albany Symphony living its mission by performing new music. Hear the Dogs of Desire premiere Re(New)al by Viet Cuong. Commissioned by GE Renewable Energy, Re(New)al explores the limitless energy of the wind, water, and sun.

Dogs of Desire // Friday, June 2 at 7:30PM

  • Dogs of Desire NEXTGEN Tickets are just $35
  • Includes free admission to Argus Quartet, This Land Sings & Sandbox Percussion on Saturday, June 3.
  • Poetry Theatre Drink Voucher

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What is NEXTGEN? NEXTGEN is the next generation of Albany Symphony patrons and a community of enthusiasts who share a passion for innovative and adventurous art and music.

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Eric Berlin & Greg Spiridopoulos in Recital
May
31
12:00 PM12:00

Eric Berlin & Greg Spiridopoulos in Recital

Eric Berlin, Trumpet

Greg Spiridopoulos, Trombone

Ludmila Krasin, Piano

Anthony Plog (b. 1947) - Concertino for Trumpet, Trombone and Brass Band
Eric Ewazen (b. 1954) - Concerto for Trumpet, Trombone and Orchestra
Joseph Turrin (b. 1947) - Fandango
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Jeffrey Wayne Holmes (b. 1955) - Continuum for Trumpet, Trombone and Piano
 
Herbert L Clarke (1867-1945) - Cousins
 

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Tiny Tots 2017
Apr
25
to Apr 28

Tiny Tots 2017

Tiny Tots concerts introduce our youngest audience members to the exciting world of orchestral music! Specially designed for preschool and early elementary audiences, Tiny Tots concerts feature classics from the orchestral repertoire and costumed performers. This year's concert is: Super Orchestra Man Around the World!

Tickets are just $5 for children and adults. Call (518) 694 3300 to reserve your tickets!

  • Tuesday April 25: 10:45am (Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs)
  • Wednesday April 26: 9:30am and 10:45am (Museum of Dance, Saratoga Springs)
  • Thursday April 27: 9:30am and 10:45am (Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany)
  • Friday April 28: 9:30am and 10:45am (Congregation Ohav Shalom, Albany)
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Beethoven's Ninth
Apr
8
7:30 PM19:30

Beethoven's Ninth

A not-to-be-missed concert experience. Hear, live in concert, the epic power and timeless message of humanity and brotherhood when David Alan Miller leads the Albany Symphony, Albany Pro Musica and soloists in Beethoven’s inspiring, monumental “Ode to Joy”, The Ninth Symphony. The Ninth is preceded and illuminated by new works of Joan Tower and Albany favorite George Tsontakis in honor of David Alan Miller’s 25 Anniversary.   

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Mozart & Bach (Matinee)
Mar
5
3:00 PM15:00

Mozart & Bach (Matinee)

Experience one of Mozart’s great, final Symphonies - the magnificent No. 40 in G-minor – in the perfect, intimate acoustic of Troy Music Hall. It is an ideal setting for Bach’s exquisite Cantata No. 78.  These concerts reach across four centuries to premiere three concertinos by Michael Torke. “A vitally inventive composer,” raves the Financial Times.

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Mozart & Bach
Mar
4
7:30 PM19:30

Mozart & Bach

Experience one of Mozart’s great, final Symphonies - the magnificent No. 40 in G-minor – in the perfect, intimate acoustic of Troy Music Hall. It is an ideal setting for Bach’s exquisite Cantata No. 78.  These concerts reach across four centuries to premiere three concertinos by Michael Torke. “A vitally inventive composer,” raves the Financial Times.

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Brahms' Fourth
Feb
18
7:30 PM19:30

Brahms' Fourth

The great strength and nobility of Brahms’ Fourth and final Symphony places it among his most profound achievements. Rising conductor Karina Canellakis makes her Albany Symphony debut. “A protégé of Sir Simon Rattle, is a major conducting talent whose star is rapidly rising,” declares the Cincinnati Enquirer. She is joined by friends and family Michael Brown, Elena Urioste and Nicholas Canellakis for Beethoven’s delightful, rarely heard Triple Concerto. The concert also feature Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon’s rousing “Dance Cards.” 

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Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto
Jan
7
7:30 PM19:30

Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto

   "Worthless," declared the composer's friends. "Impossible to play." But Tchaikovsky refused to change a note of what became history's most romantic and popular piano concerto. The New Year begins as piano virtuoso Sergei Babayan plays Tchaikovsky’s immortal First Piano Concerto. Also, the moving Symphony No. 1 by Grammy Award-winning composer, John Corigliano, a memorial inspired by the AIDS Quilt to those loved and lost.  

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An Evening with Yo-Yo Ma
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

An Evening with Yo-Yo Ma

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Yo-Yo Ma, Cello

Wagner: Prelude to "Die Meistersinger"

Dvorak: Serenade For Strings

Conor Brown: World Premiere

Elgar: Cello Concerto

He, more than any other cellist, has distilled cello playing to its essence.
— L.A. Herald Examiner

 

A special thank you to the following sponsors!

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Magic Of Christmas
Dec
4
3:00 PM15:00

Magic Of Christmas

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Woodrow Bynum, Director of Music, Cathedral of All Saints

Noel Liberty, Director of The Music Studio

Diane Warner, Director of the Capital District Youth Chorale

Jen Boland, Director of Boland School of Irish Dance

 

Celebrate the season with family and friends in Albany  at the Magic of Christmas, the Capital Region's favorite Holiday spectacular. 

Sparkling holiday favorites and carols led by David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony. Plus selections from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite and three movements of Handel's Messiah performed by the Cathedral of All Saint's Choir of Men and Boys.  The program will also feature young musicians and dancers from The Music Studio, Capital District Youth Chorale, Boland School of Irish Dance and the World of Dance Studio with a special visit from Santa Claus. 

Tickets start at just $28 and children are half price when you order by phone.

A special thank you for our concert sponsor: Sherley & Roger Hannay

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Water Music & Schumann
Nov
19
7:30 PM19:30

Water Music & Schumann

Troy, NY is an historic river community and a gateway to the Erie Canal. Celebrate Troy’s Bicentennial with Handel's “Water Music” as well as mesmerizing new works by Chris Theofanidis and Derek Bermel.  The program concludes with a stunning performance of Robert Schumann’s joyous Symphony No. 4.

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Peer Gynt (Matinee)
Oct
23
3:00 PM15:00

Peer Gynt (Matinee)

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Katherine Needleman, Oboe

Reznicek: Donna Diana Overture

Anderson: The Syncopated Clock, Blue Tango, and Fiddle Faddle

Rouse: Oboe Concerto

Grieg: Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1

Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini

The beloved melodies of Grieg’s beguiling Peer Gynt: “Morning Mood” and “In the Hall of the Mountain King” performed LIVE alongside the popular Donna Diana Overture (Theme music for Sgt. Preston of the Yukon!) and Tchaikovsky’s fiery Francesca da Rimini. Plus, the lyrical Oboe Concerto by American master, Christopher Rouse.

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Peer Gynt
Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

Peer Gynt

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Katherine Needleman, Oboe

Reznicek: Donna Diana Overture

Anderson: The Syncopated Clock, Blue Tango, and Fiddle Faddle

Rouse: Oboe Concerto

Grieg: Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1

Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini

The beloved melodies of Grieg’s beguiling Peer Gynt: “Morning Mood” and “In the Hall of the Mountain King” performed LIVE alongside the popular Donna Diana Overture (Theme music for Sgt. Preston of the Yukon!) and Tchaikovsky’s fiery Francesca da Rimini. Plus, the lyrical Oboe Concerto by American master, Christopher Rouse.

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Roscoe: An American Grand Opera
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Roscoe: An American Grand Opera

David Alan Miller, Conductor

Deborah Voigt, Soprano

Jeffrey Williams, Baritone

Albany Pro Musica [José Daniel Flores-Caraballo, Artistic Director]

Evan Mack, Composer

Joshua McGuire, Librettist

Based on William Kennedy's acclaimed novel, Roscoe, is a new American opera-tragic, comic, and poignant.  Roscoe Conway, after years as the motor of Albany's political machine, longs to retire. But just when he thought he was out, things pull him back in. Featuring the radiant voice of opera superstar Deborah Voigt!

Evan Mack, composer, Josh McGuire, librettist, based on the novel “Roscoe” by William Kennedy

Tickets on-sale now! For best seats call the box office at 518.694.3300.

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