Events - Upcoming

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 11 January 2020 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr. and Charlie Chaplin's The Pawnshop.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 11 January 2020 - 8:00 PM
BUSTER KEATON - Sherlock Jr.
CHARLIE CHAPLIN - The Pawnshop

- When his fiancée is robbed, a kindly movie projectionist (Buster Keaton) is framed, but uses his amateur sleuthing skills to solve the case, clear his name, and win back the girl.

- Chaplin plays an assistant in a pawnshop where he goes about his job in his usual comic manner. When a customer brings in an alarm clock to be pawned, Chaplin engages in one of his most famous solo sustained comedy bits.
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
98.1 FM
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 4:30 PM
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Moonrise.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Loussac Library: Moose Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 24 January 2020 - 12:00 PM
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from your Anchorage Symphony's Moonrise. Bring your own lunch.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 25 January 2020 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of your Anchorage Symphony's Moonrise.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 25 January 2020 - 8:00 PM
- Elgar described his popular overture as "cheerful and Londony...honest, healthy, humorous and strong, but not vulgar". Listen out for cockneys, church bells, couples in love, and various brass bands.

- Sibelius' lush and romantic Symphony No. 1 is thought to have one of the most unique openings in the genre with a lone clarinet underscored by a rumbling timpani, creating a theme out of which the entire symphony develops.

- Dr. Jose´ Francisco Salgado returns to the Atwood stage with Moonrise, a film comprised of NASA images celebrating man's landing on the moon set, to Ravel's beautiful orchestral suites from Daphnis et Chloé.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Elgar: Cockaigne Overture, Op. 40 "In London Town"
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Sibelius: Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suites No. 1 and 2
Artist: Dr. Jose Francisco Salgado
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 7 February 2020 - 7:30 PM
Learning on his 11th birthday that he is a wizard destined for greatness, Harry leaves for wizarding school for the first time in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. This concert presents the first movie of the unforgettable series while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ enchanting score. Join us for an evening of music and magic.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WIZARDING WORLD trademark and logo © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19)
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 8 February 2020 - 2:00 PM
Learning on his 11th birthday that he is a wizard destined for greatness, Harry leaves for wizarding school for the first time in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. This concert presents the first movie of the unforgettable series while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ enchanting score. Join us for an evening of music and magic.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. WIZARDING WORLD trademark and logo © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19)
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 10:00 AM
With wit and enthusiasm, Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra present Symphony Under Construction. This Young People’s Concert explores elements of musical composition through performances of Tchaikovsky, Strauss and other masters, including a finale surprisingly written by the audience during the concert!
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 - 12:00 PM
With wit and enthusiasm, Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer and the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra present Symphony Under Construction. This Young People’s Concert explores elements of musical composition through performances of Tchaikovsky, Strauss and other masters, including a finale surprisingly written by the audience during the concert!
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
98.1 FM
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 27 February 2020 - 4:30 PM
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Musical Fantasies.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Loussac Library: Moose Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 28 February 2020 - 12:00 PM
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from your Anchorage Symphony's Musical Fantasies. Bring your own lunch.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of your Anchorage Symphony's Musical Fantasies.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 8:00 PM
- In his tribute to Thomas Tallis, Vaughan Williams composed an ethereal piece that involves a full string orchestra, a smaller orchestra of nine players, and a string quartet to all perform at the same time.

- Anchorage Symphony principal clarinetist, Karl Pasch performs the premiere of his new concerto.

- Written over a decade before Howard Shore scored the films, Johan de Meij’s first symphony The Lord of the Rings is based on the trilogy of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Pasch: Clarinet Concerto
Artist: Karl Pasch (Clarinet)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Meij: Symphony no 1 "The Lord of the Rings"
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
98.1 FM
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 2 April 2020 - 4:30 PM
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Season Finale.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Loussac Library: Moose Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 3 April 2020 - 12:00 PM
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from your Anchorage Symphony's Season Finale. Bring your own lunch.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 4 April 2020 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of your Anchorage Symphony's Season Finale.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 4 April 2020 - 8:00 PM
- One of Rossini’s most memorable and exciting opera overtures, The Thieving Magpie opens with an aggressive and militaristic theme followed by the drama and intrigue surrounding the theft of a silver spoon.

- This year's Musica Nova composer is Vivian Fung, an award-winning composer with a unique talent for combining idiosyncratic textures and styles into large-scale works, reflecting her multicultural background. Her new Trumpet Concerto features Classical Trumpeter and Gold Medal Global Music Award-Winner Mary Elizabeth Bowden .

- Vivaldi's Gloria is one of sacred music's most uplifting choral works - a piece of high drama and hidden performers. We are thrilled to be joined by Concert Choirs from Bartlett, Dimond, South, and West High Schools.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra, The Thieving Magpie
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Fung: Trumpet Concerto
Artist: Mary Bowden (Trumpet)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Debussy: General Lavine - eccentric, from Preludes Book II
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Debussy: Rêverie
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Debussy: Golliwog's Cakewalk
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Vivaldi: Gloria in D major, RV 589
Artists: Bartlett High School Concert Choir (Vocals); Dimond High School Concert Choir (Vocals); South Anchorage High School Concert Choir (Vocals); West Anchorage High School Concert Choir (Vocals)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
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The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra is funded, in part, by the Atwood Foundation, Richard L and Diane M Block Foundation , Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage Assembly, Alaska State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and through the generosity of many individuals and corporate community leaders.
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