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2015-16 Season

The Concerts / 2015-16 Season
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01.20.18 - CirqOvation

Aerial artists, jugglers, acrobats, comedians, and other performers from CirqOvation join with Symphoria for this family friendly performance at the New York State Fairgrounds.

01.27.18 - Shifrin Plays Mozart

Award winning clarinetist David Shifrin performs Mozart’s masterpiece Clarinet Concerto, and Tchaikovsky's dramatic Fifth Symphony are featured in this performance

01.28.18 - Side by Side

Symphoria's most talented young musicians perform side by side with members of Symphoria, in a performance that features winners of the CMM/Symphoria Concerto Competition and music of Brahms and Dvorak.

02.03.18 - MUSICALYMPICS

Music and sports are closely related, in that they both require hard work, practice, and dedication.   With the winter Olympics starting just a few days after this performance, Symphoria Associate Conductor Christian Capocaccia and the orchestra explore well known works associated with sports, speed, and the Olympic Games.   Symphoria’s Instrument Discovery Zone opens at […]

02.10.18 - A Night at the Oscars

SEAN O'LOUGHLIN | conductor LIZZIE KLEMPERER | vocalist   Principal Pops Conductor Sean O’Loughlin leads Symphoria in music from edge-of-your-seat thrillers, epic dramas, and Hollywood classics. Don your movie star best and come walk the red carpet with Symphoria in this tribute to the golden man!   PROGRAM: WILLIAMS: Hooray for Hollywood STEINER: Tara's Theme […]

02.18.18 - Water Music

LAWRENCE LOH | conductor JILLIAN HONN | oboe   PROGRAM: BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1 MOZART: Concerto for Oboe, K. 314 (285d) in C Major HANDEL: Selections from Water Music   Principal Oboist Jillian Honn performs Mozart’s delightfully cheerful Oboe Concerto. Music of Beethoven and selections from Handel’s stately Water Music complete the program.

02.24.18 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ – In Concert

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ - In Concert is coming to Landmark Theater February 24, 2018. For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ while Symphoria performs John Williams’ unforgettable score.         Legal Line: HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are […]

02.25.18 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ – In Concert

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ - In Concert is coming to Landmark Theater February 24, 2018. For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ while Symphoria performs John Williams’ unforgettable score.         Legal Line: HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are […]

03.03.18 - Rite of Spring

LAWRENCE LOH | conductor NATASHA PAREMSKI | piano   PROGRAM: BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto, No.2, op.16, G minor STRAVINSKY: Rite of Spring   Moscow-born pianist Natasha Paremski performs Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 on this all-Russian concert. The program concludes with Stravinsky’s controversial redefinition of 20th Century music, Rite […]

03.17.18 - Celtic Celebration: Music of the Emerald Isle

SEAN O'LOUGHLIN | conductor MARIA MILLAR | violin Join us on this magical celebration of the Emerald Isle, with Maria Kaneko Millar, a violinist whose credits include 170 performances as Solo Dancing Fiddler in Riverdance On Broadway and the North American and Asian Tours of Riverdance: The Show

03.24.18 - Mendelssohn & Mahler

LAWRENCE LOH | conductor CHEE-YUN | violin   PROGRAM: BERNSTEIN: On the Town: Three Dance Episodes MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto, op.64, E minor MAHLER: Symphony No. 4   Symphoria celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with his Three Dance Episodes from On the Town before dazzling violinist Chee-Yun performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. Mahler’s sunny Symphony No. 4, […]

04.14.18 - Meet the Orchestra

Learn all about the instruments of the orchestra and musicians who play them, which this performance that explores the sights and sounds of the orchestra.   Symphoria’s Instrument Discovery Zone opens at 10AM, prior to all Kids’ series performances  

04.20.18 - Film & Music

Silent film meets symphonic masterpieces in this performance, at the Palace Theater on James Street.   Symphonic and chamber music selections are featured on this performance.

04.28.18 - Verdi’s Requiem

LAWRENCE LOH | conductor PETER ROVIT | violin SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY ORATORIO SOCIETY | John Warren, director   PROGRAM: VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending VERDI: Requiem   Concertmaster Peter Rovit performs Vaughan Williams effortless lyrical work The Lark Ascending, while the second half of the program is devoted the epic masterpiece, Verdi’s Requiem with the Syracuse […]

05.06.18 - Meyer plays Rodrigo

KENNETH MEYER | guitar   PROGRAM: TCHAIKOVSKY: Mozartiana RODRIGO: Fantasia para un gentilhombre STRAVINSKY: Pulcinella Suite   Guitarist Kenneth Meyer performs Rodrigo’s dance inspired Fantasia para un gentilhombre. Music director Lawrence Loh will also lead Symphoria in music of Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky’s ballet-derived Pulcinella Suite.

05.12.18 - Nakamatsu plays Beethoven

LAWRENCE LOH | conductor JON NAKAMATSU | piano   PROGRAM: BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto, No.5, op.73, E-flat major (Emperor) SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 10   Two revolutionary composers, both as musicians and as humanists. Beethoven’s Emperor Piano Concerto is performed by Syracuse-favorite Jon Nakamatsu. Written after the death of Stalin, Shostakovich’s pulsing and militaristic Symphony No. 10 […]

05.19.18 - A Tale as Old as Time

SEAN O'LOUGHLIN | conductor   Symphoria performs the music of Frozen, The Little Mermaid, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Princess and the Frog, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Aladdin, four vocalists, and high resolution video clips from the original films!

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