orchestra & chamber music series
Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, June 10, 2021
PERFORMANCE NOTICE: This performance has been rescheduled from its original performance date of Tuesday, March 24, 2020. All tickets issued for the original performance date are valid for admission to the rescheduled engagement on Friday, May 7, 2021. Patrons who wish to request a refund or who would like to donate their ticket(s) may contact the Gogue Center box office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Alabama Symphony Orchestra music director Carlos Izcaray conducts Aaron Copland’s famous Appalachian Spring, a piece that “perfectly captures the vast open spaces, the homespun plainness and the bracing pioneer spirit of our country.” The program will also include a performance of Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 44.
The beginning of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra (ASO) dates to 1921, with its first performance by a group of volunteer musicians. That group would evolve from a volunteer ensemble to the state’s only full-time professional orchestra. Today, the ASO continues to make music and provide vital services to the residents of the state, serving nearly 100,000 individuals a year through concert series, youth programs and educational and community engagement efforts to fulfill its mission of changing lives through music. The ASO has entertained and enriched audiences for almost 100 years, playing a variety of classical and popular music and hosting performances by some of the finest guest artists in the world. Performing 100 concerts annually, the talented musicians of the ASO bring to life some of the world’s most treasured musical masterpieces and introduce listeners to exciting new works and composers.
“. . . an absolute joy of the senses.”
– BroadwayWorld Birmingham
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In the event this performance is postponed, all tickets issued, including those booked as part of a 2020–21 season, series or Create Your Own subscription package, will be valid for admission to the rescheduled engagement. Patrons will be promptly alerted to any schedule changes should they occur.