Classical

The Australian Chamber Orchestra returns to the United States for a nine-city tour from April 10-26, giving the American premiere of Jonny Greenwood’s Water

Star clarinetist Martin Fröst joins the ACO in Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major

“This is one of the most precise, cutting-edge virtuoso string ensembles to be found anywhere in the world.”  - Chicago Tribune

For the 2016/17 season, internationally acclaimed Baroque orchestra Tafelmusik will take their distinctive blend of musical excellence, passion and theatrical verve to North American audiences with a new program, The Circle of Creation

“It is not merely the power and dexterity of Trifonov’s playing … [He] can harness his digital strength to a highly developed sense of the music’s expressive substance.” — The Guardian

His first oratorio, a commemoration of the 50^th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Freedom March, and a choral setting of an apocalyptic Yeats poem get first hearings in Indianapolis, Montgomery and New York

March 3, 2015 – The accomplished composer Mohammed Fairouz, hailed by the BBC World News as “one of the most talented composers of his generation,” will see three world premiere performances of powerfully text-driven works this month and next in Montgomery, New York, and Indianapolis.

DEEP RIVERS

– After a critically acclaimed run in St. Louis in June of 2014, composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek’s opera 27 will now be available to audiences around the globe, with the release of the world premiere recording of the opera on Albany Records. Recorded live in performance throughout the run of the opera, the album is the first commercial recording of a commissioned world premiere from Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.

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