2017-2018 Season

CB Squared!

November 11, 2017 - 7:30pm Singletary Center for the Arts

ROSSINI Overture to the Barber of Seville
STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Wasps Overture    
CHRIS BRUBECK Concerto for Brass and Orchestra, World Premiere
     Canadian Brass and LexPhil

LexPhil does a double take in CB Squared!, featuring the talent of composer, Chris Brubeck and Canadian Brass! Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture opens, followed by Stravinsky’s playfully sublime Pulcinella Suite and the beauty of Vaughan Williams’ The Wasps Overture. Closing the night, we pull out all the stops in Chris Brubeck’s world premiere concerto for Canadian Brass and LexPhil. Purchase your tickets today!

Revolution!

February 9, 2018 - 7:30pm Singletary Center for the Arts

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 7 ‘Leningrad’ 

LexPhil opens the second half of the 2017/18 Season with Shostakovich’s ground-breaking Symphony No. 7 in Revolution! Dedicated to the city of Leningrad, this work has remained a symbol of resistance against totalitarianism and militarism in both the Soviet Union and the West. Purchase your tickets today!

American Snapshots

April 6, 2018 - 7:30pm Singletary Center for the Arts

JOHN HARBISON Foxtrot for Orchestra
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto 
     William Hagen, violin
COPLAND Appalachian Spring: Suite
DAVE & CHRIS BRUBECK Ansel Adams: America

Adventure through folklore and fantasy in American Snapshots! LexPhil kicks off the evening with John Harbison’s glitzy Foxtrot for Orchestra and an exuberant performance of Korngold’s Violin Concerto, featuring soloist William Hagen. Closing the concert, the magic of Copland’s Appalachian Spring Suite will delight audiences before a visually spectacular finish in Dave & Chris Brubeck’s Ansel Adams: America. Purchase your tickets today!

Celebrating Bernstein

May 19, 2018 - 7:30pm Singletary Center for the Arts

JOHN CORIGLIANO To Music 
BERNSTEIN Three Meditations from ‘Mass‘
     Joseph Johnson, cello
MAHLER Symphony No. 5 

The 2017/18 Season closes with three modern masterworks in Celebrating Bernstein! Presented as a testament to his prolific career, join us as we celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s legacy through the music of his teacher, Gustav Mahler, his student, John Corigliano and his own work. Celebrating Bernstein is an extraordinary concert finale that you won’t want to miss! Purchase your tickets today!