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Opening Night (Classic and Applause Series)
Featuring Fei Fei Dong, piano
Fei Fei Dong
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8 PM

Glinka, Russlan and Ludmilla
Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 (Eroica)

A new season and new perspectives as three composers set out on uncharted paths to redefine the music of their time. Featuring Van Cliburn Piano Competition Finalist, Fei Fei Dong.

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Symphonic Vistas (Classic Series)Glacier Bay
Featuring Images of Glacier Bay National Park

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8 PM

Grofé, Grand Canyon Suite
Stephen Lias, Glacier Bay
R. Strauss, Eine Alpensinfonie (Alpine Symphony)

In celebration of the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary, watch and listen as dramatic landscapes of Glacier Bay National Park unfold in front of you. Take an aural journey to the Grand Canyon and to mountain summits through a suite by Grofé and Strauss’ epic Alpine Symphony.
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Virtuosity (Classic and Applause Series)

Featuring Tim Fain, violin
Tim Fain
Saturday, January 28. 2017 - 8 PM

Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Brahms, Concerto for Violin
Stravinsky, Rite of Spring

A night of the unexpected with three sensational works, including superstar "Black Swan" violinist, Tim Fain, playing Brahms' iconic Concerto for Violin (an Anchorage Symphony Orchestra premiere).

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Innovations (Classic Series)Tracy Silverman
Featuring Tracy Silverman, electric violin
Todd Winkler, interactive video projections

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8 PM

Adagio for Strings
Tracy Silverman,
Love song to the Sun
Symphony No. 4
featuring Ilana Davidson, soprano

Opening the evening is Barber’s expressive and passionate Adagio for Strings. A work so deeply spiritual it defies description. Tracy Silverman returns for the world premiere of his piece, Love Song to the Sun. Featuring Silverman on his legendary electric violin and interactive video projections by Todd Winkler that tell a dramatic story of survival and triumph. And finally let Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 take you on a quest for the meaning of life. Light and sunny, yet rich and romantic, this is Mahler at his "feel good" best. Features Ilana Davidson, soprano.
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Season Finale (Classic and Applause Series)
Boris Soloists

Nikita Storojev, bass
David Cangelosi, tenor
Monika Krajewska, mezzo

Joined by:
Anchorage Concert Chorus, Alaska Chamber Singers,
West High Concert Choir and West High Treble Choir

Alaska MapSaturday, April 1, 2017 - 8 PM

Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov (excerpts)

Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the United States’ purchase of Alaska from Russia, your Anchorage Symphony performs excerpts from the quintessential Russian opera, Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. This masterpiece has been touted as a revolutionary folk drama set in the art of opera that amazes with its boldness, breadth, and dramatic fireworks.

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