Our musicians have it and so can you! This is the perfect time to be a part of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate our 2010 2011, 50th Anniversary season. There has never been a better time to subscribe and experience the goosebumps on the back of your neck or a jaw-dropping, “wow” moment with the SSO. The thrill is in hearing the music live. We live for live music. This season we bring you the swing and swagger of brassy big bands as well as the beauty, power and passion behind the masterworks of the classical canon. Plus, the brightest stars are coming to Syracuse to take part in our Golden Anniversary celebration – stars like Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Feinstein, Eliot Fisk, and Kazuyoshi Akiyama. It’s our Golden Anniversary but it’s your Golden Opportunity to be a part of something special. Join us in making music and making history by remembering our past, celebrating our present and looking forward to the future. We are your Symphony and we look forward to seeing you in the 2010-2011 season.
Post-Standard Classics Series
M&T Bank Pops Series
Stained Glass Series
Central New York Community Foundation Family Series
“My Season” Packages
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Attend all of The Post-Standard Classics performances with Classics 12, or 6 selected performances with either Classics 6A or Classics 6B. Concerts begin at 8 p.m. in the Mulroy Civic Center.
clASSIcS CLASSiCS 6A October 1-2, 2010
CLASSiCS 6B October 8-9, 2010
MOZART AND MERRIMENT
Daniel Hege, conductor Yeol Eum Son, piano
gLiNKA MOZART PROKOfiEv STRAuSS
Daniel Hege, conductor Olga Kern, piano
Rockets and Bells (New Commission) Piano Concerto No. 2 Symphony No. 4
November 5-6, 2010
BRAhMS’S ChORAL MASTERPIECE Daniel Hege, conductor Janet Brown, soprano Timothy Lefebvre, baritone Syracuse university Oratorio Society Syracuse Children’s Chorus COPLAND BRAHMS
Old American Songs A German Requiem
January 7-8, 2011
SChUMANN, BEEThOVEN & STRAUSS Daniel Hege, conductor Julie Albers, cello J. STRAuSS SCHuMANN BEETHOvEN R. STRAuSS
Die Fledermaus Overture Cello Concerto in A minor Leonore Overture No. 3 Der Rosenkavalier Suite
February 25-26, 2011
Russlan and Ludmilla Overture Piano Concerto No. 21 Classical Symphony, Op. 25 Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
October 29-30, 2010
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fabio Mechetti, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin Laura Enslin, soprano CuSTER Anniversary Fanfare DvOˇRÁK violin Concerto DE fALLA Three-Cornered Hat January 21-22, 2011
Daniel Hege, conductor Janet Brown, soprano MOZART MOZART MOZART MOZART
Symphony No. 1 Exsultate jubilate Marriage of Figaro Overture Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”
February 4-5, 2011
BEYOND ThE SCORE® VIVALDI: ThE FOUR SEASONS
Daniel Hege, conductor Beyond the Score® is produced by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra gerard McBurney, Creative Director, Beyond the Score® Martha gilmer, Executive Producer, Beyond the Score® The SSO explores the music and its meaning in this multi-media presentation.
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor Nexus REiCH TAKEMiTSu SiBELiuS
Music for Pieces of Wood From Me Flows What You Call Time Symphony No. 2
March 25-26, 2011
FISK AND FALLETTA
Olga Kern Solid Gold
JoAnn falletta, conductor Eliot fisk and Zaira Meneses, guitars
October 1-2, 2010
The SSO becomes a fully professional resident orchestra serving the entire Central and Northern New York State region. Karl Kritz becomes the SSO’s first 4 Music Director.
November 20 – the SSO’s gives its first performance to a full house in Lincoln Auditorium at Lincoln High School. Season consists of 4 subscription concerts, 8 Young Person’s Concerts, 1 Pops Concert
The concert season in Syracuse expands to include 11 pairs of performances.
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The first Watertown concert is held.
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story Double Concerto in g Major guitar Concerto Danzas fantasticas: Orgia (III)
May 20-21, 2011
March 4-5, 2011
BEEThOVEN’S PASTORALE Neal gittleman, conductor Terrence Wilson, piano DAugHERTY LiSZT BEETHOvEN
Rosa Parks Boulevard Piano Concerto No. 2 Symphony No. 6, Pastorale
April 15-16, 2011
BACh’S MONUMENTAL MASS Daniel Hege, conductor Joanna Mongiardo, soprano Lianne Coble, soprano Quinn Patrick, mezzo-soprano Dinyar vania, tenor Jake gardner, bass Cornell university glee Club and Chorus J.S. BACH
Mass in B minor
Daniel Hege, conductor WAgNER gOLiJOv
Prelude to Die Meistersinger New Work (Henry fogel Commission Consortium)
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M&T Bank Pops performances begin at 8 p.m. in the Mulroy Civic Center. Join us for our pre-concert Pops Dinners. Call the Box Office for more information.
POPS January 14 -15, 2011
MIChAEL FEINSTEIN: ThE SINATRA PROJECT September 24 -25, 2010
Michael feinstein, vocalist
Ron Spigelman, conductor Craig Schulman, Ted Keegan and Kevin gray, vocalists
The famed interpreter of the great American Songbook turns his attention to the romantic music of Ol’ Blue Eyes, with classic songs such as Fools Rush In, You Go to My Head, Begin the Beguine, I’ve Got A Crush On You and many more!
A DAY IN ThE LIFE... ThE ThREE PhANTOMS RETURN
former stars of The Phantom of the Opera— Craig Schulman, Kevin gray and Watertown native Ted Keegan who appeared in the Syracuse production—perform music from Broadway’s greatest shows including Les Misérables, Chicago, South Pacific and, of course, The Phantom of the Opera. Don’t miss this humorous journey illustrating a day in the life of a Broadway star, complete with anecdotes about “the biz.” November 12 -13, 2010
BEST OF ThE BIG BANDS With A Special 50th Anniversary Tribute to Calvin Custer
Ron Spigelman, conductor Ronnie Leigh, vocalitst The SSO will perform Big Band signature tunes by glenn Miller (Moonlight Serenade), Benny goodman (Let’s Dance), Tommy Dorsey (I’m Getting Sentimental Over You) and Woody Herman (Blue Flame). Michael feinstein The Sinatra Project
December 17-18, 2010
January 14 -15, 2011
Ron Spigelman, conductor Syracuse Symphony Pops Chorus
March 11-12, 2011
BROADWAY GIANTS: ThE MUSIC OF GERShWIN, ELLINGTON AND PORTER Michael Butterman, conductor Andrew Russo, piano
virtuoso pianist Andrew Russo performs with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. featuring Rhapsody In Blue and other great works by george gershwin, Duke Ellington and Cole Porter. May 13-14, 2011
ChARLIE ChAPLIN AT ThE SYMPhONY grant Cooper, conductor Dan Kamin, artist
former SSO Resident Conductor grant Cooper returns with popular guest artist Dan Kamin to present Charlie Chaplin at the Symphony, a concert that combines classic comedy and classical music. featuring two fully restored Chaplin films with scores by grant Cooper.
This dazzling seasonal celebration features soaring choral voices, the always popular Audience Sing-Along, and lots of special touches that will surprise and delight!
The orchestra has moved to giving performances at Henninger High School. 6
The Watertown subscription series begins.
in September, the Rome subscription series begins.
Christopher Keene becomes the SSO’s new Music Director.
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SPEcIAl EvEnTS December 3, 11:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. December 4, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. December 5, 2:00 p.m. September 22, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a special thank you for our subscription patrons to kick off our 50th Anniversary!
April 27, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
Ron Spigelman, conductor Central New York’s favorite family holiday tradition adds a touch of magic to the holiday season! The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra collaborates with BalletMet Columbus and local dancers to bring you Tchaikovsky’s beloved classic, The Nutcracker, in a glittering production choreographed by gerard Charles.
Daniel Hege, conductor Yo-Yo Ma, cello internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will return to the stage of the Mulroy Civic Center to perform Dvorˇák’s Cello Concerto with the SSO for one night only. This musical superstar, who last performed with us in 2005 to a sold-out audience, has enjoyed a multifaceted career that is testament to his continual search for new ways to communicate with audiences. Whether performing new or familiar works from the cello repertoire, coming together with colleagues for chamber music or exploring cultures and musical forms outside the Western classical tradition, Mr. Ma strives to find connections that stimulate the imagination.
December 12, 3:00 p.m.
Daniel Hege, conductor Syracuse university Oratorio Society Monica Yunus, soprano Barbara Rearick, mezzo-soprano Brandon McReynolds, tenor Jimi James, baritone The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra performs george frideric Handel’s timeless masterpiece, Messiah. from the thrilling “Hallelujah Chorus” to the spectacular “great Amen,” this is a traditional holiday treat you won’t want to miss!
Yo -Yo Ma 50th Anniversary Celebration April 27, 2011
On January 15 the orchestra moves to its permanent home and current performing venue, the Crouse-Hinds Concert Theater at the Mulroy Civic Center.
The SSO begins its annual presentation of the Nutcracker.
in March the SSO performs at Carnegie Hall to premiere Roger Session’s Symphony No. 9 and Keith Jarrett’s The Celestial Hawk.
The SSO is cited by ASCAP for Excellence in Programming.
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Concerts take place Sundays at Most Holy Rosary Church, Syracuse.
October 17, 2010, 3:00 p.m.
english: artful clarinet Ron Spigelman, conductor Allan Kolsky, clarinet PuRCELL fiNZi PuRCELL/BRiTTEN vAugHAN WiLLiAMS HOLST
Abdelazar Clarinet Concerto, Op. 31 Chacony in g Minor Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis St. Paul’s Suite
January 30, 2010, 3:00 p.m.
italian: gabriel’s oboe
Ron Spigelman, conductor Anna Peterson Stearns, oboe Syracuse vocal Ensemble Concerto grosso in f, Op. 6 No. 2 MARCELLO Concerto for Oboe in C minor MORRiCONE Gabriel’s Oboe vivALDi Credo in E minor, Rv 591 MONTEvERDi Cantate Domino LOTTi Crucifixus RESPigHi Gli uccelli (The Birds) CORELLi
May 1, 2010, 4:00 p.m. (special time)
austro-german: royal fireworks music Daniel Hege, conductor Syracuse university Oratorio Society Laura Enslin, soprano BRuCKNER HANDEL MOZART HAYDN
Kazuyoshi Akiyama is instated as the SSO’s Music Director.
Kazuyoshi Akiyama brings the Orchestra to Carnegie Hall in March.
fabio Mechetti succeeds Akiyama and becomes the SSO’s new Music Director.
Locus iste Overture to The Royal Fireworks Music Symphony No. 33 Mass in D minor, Hob. XXii:11 (Lord Nelson Mass)
The SSO’s Cortland Series begins.
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visit the SSO’s instrument Petting Zoo at 9:30 a.m. in the theater lobby, prior to every family concert, for a hands-on introduction to the instruments of the orchestra. family Series concerts take place Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. at the Mulroy Civic Center.
Fa m i ly Ser i es October 30, 2010
hALLOWEEN SPOOKAPALOOZA Jeffrey Meyer, conductor Bruce Coville, narrator Ballet and Dance Center, Kathy falcone, director
Author Bruce Coville will spin a tale full of surprises, suspense and spine tingling fun, and local dance students will show off their spookiest steps. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join in the Second Annual Costume Parade!
March 12, 2011
Michael Butterman, conductor find out everything there is to know about the instruments of the orchestra, and make your own instruments in the lobby before the concert! featuring Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. May 14, 2011
ThE CLASSICAL CLOWN grant Cooper, conductor Dan Kamin, buffoon soloist
December 18, 2010
ThE SNOWMAN & ThE GRINCh Ron Spigelman, conductor
Enjoy an animated version of Raymond Briggs’s endearing tale with the Syracuse Symphony performing the award-winning musical score, PLuS holiday fun with The grinch!
Watch the sparks fly as Classical Clown Dan Kamin battles conductor grant Cooper for control of the orchestra. By the time it’s over, the clown conducts and the conductor turns into a clown! Meanwhile, families will discover great musical classics by Beethoven, Stravinsky, Strauss and more.
Fa m i l y Ser i es CENTRAL NEW YORK COMMuNiTY fOuNDATiON
January 29, 2011
Ron Spigelman, conductor Dance Center North, Cathy Mucci, director Center of Ballet & Dance Arts, Deborah Boughton, director
Daniel Hege is selected and continues to be the SSO’s Music Director. 12
The SSO receives the New York State governor’s Arts Award.
The SSO releases its first recordings in 25 years; a Classics CD conducted by Daniel Hege.
The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra welcomes talented local dance groups for a mid-winter dance break!
The SSO releases a recording, Holiday Pops.
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Concerts begin at 11 a.m. in the Mulroy Civic Center. Join us for a new series offering of our matinee classics performances especially scheduled for your daytime enjoyment of the SSO!
COFFEE CONCERTS October 8, 2010
MOZART AND MERRIMENT Daniel Hege, conductor Yeol Eum Son, piano gLiNKA MOZART R. STRAuSS
Russlan and Ludmilla Overture Piano Concerto No. 21 Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
January 7, 2011
SChUMANN, BEEThOVEN & STRAUSS Daniel Hege, conductor Julie Albers, cello J. STRAuSS SCHuMANN BEETHOvEN
Die Fledermaus Overture Cello Concerto in A minor Leonore Overture No. 3
January 21, 2011
Julie Albers Schumann, Beethoven & Strauss
Daniel Hege, conductor Janet Brown, soprano MOZART MOZART MOZART
January 7, 2011
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Exsultate jubilate Marriage of Figaro Overture Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”
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The orchestra performs at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The SSO releases its Big Band Bash CD.
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Published on Sep 14, 2010
Published on Sep 14, 2010
To celebrate 50 years of performing great music across New York State, we have programmed a season that highlights the traditions of the pas...