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Concerts

October 7, 2023 | 6:30pm

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Bank Theater

Featuring vocal soloists Kimberly Jones and Bill McMurray with Bakersfield Master Chorale and Bakersfield College Chamber Singers

 

GERSHWIN Girl Crazy Overture

 

PATERSON Whitman's America

 

GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess: A Concert of Songs

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October 14, 2023 | 5:30pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

 

MÁRQUEZ Danzón 2

 

BARBER  Violin Concerto

Stella Chen, Violin


CZINER  Violin Concerto

Stella Chen, Violin

GINASTERA Estancia, Four Dances

November 4, 2023 | 6:30pm

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Bank Theater

BOLOGNE  Symphony No. 1

 

MOZART  Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major

Catherine Baker, Flute

 

BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 5

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November 18, 2023 | 7:30pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

HUỲNH  IPO Composer in Residence World Premiere

 

PIAZZOLLA  The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Azusa Tashiro, Violin

 

MOZART  Gran Partita
 

December 1, 2023 | 6:30pm

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Bank Theater

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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December 09, 2023 | 3:00pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

HOLIDAY CONCERT
Chicago Community Chorus

December 16, 2023 | 7:00pm

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium

HOLIDAY CONCERT 2023

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February 10, 2024 | 2:00pm

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Bank Theater

DOOLEY The Conductor's Spellbook

 

February 24, 2024 | 7:30pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

SIERRA New Commission: part of the Virginia B. Toulmin Orchestral Commissions Program


GERSHWIN  Piano Concerto in F

Sean Chen, Piano


MARSALIS Preview of New Work: Preview ahead of its World Premiere next season

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March 2, 2024 | 6:30pm

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Bank Theater

 

Composer Discovery Project Winner  | New Work   Part of Bakersfield Symphony’s “Growing our Own” Initiative

RAVEL Mother Goose Suite

STRAVINSKY The Firebird Suite

March 16, 2024 | 3:00pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

 

DEBUSSY   Suite bergamasque
 

VAUGHN WILLIAMS   The Lark Ascending
Elizabeth Huffman, Violin

 

THOMAS   Gwendolyn Brooks Settings: World Premiere co-commission
 

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April 13, 2024 | 7:30pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

HUỲNH   IPO Composer in Residence World Premiere

 

BOLOGNE  Symphony No. 1


MOZART Horn Concerto No. 4


HAYDN Symphony No. 104

April 16, 2024

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

CLASSICAL EVOLVE COMPOSER COMPETITION

In partnership with American Composers Orchestra

 

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May 6, 2023 | 6:30pm

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Bank Theater

Composer Discovery Project Winner  | New Work   Part of Bakersfield Symphony’s “Growing our Own” Initiative

 

PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3

Roman Rabinovich, Piano

 

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sheherazade

May 13, 2024 | 7:30pm

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra

Ozinga Chapel

HUỲNH   IPO Composer in Residence World Premiere
 

SHAW  Seven Joys
 

BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 9

Chicago Community Chorus

Kimberly E. Jones, Soprano

Leah Dexter, Mezzo-Soprano

Ryan Townsend Strand, Tenor

Bill McMurray, Baritone

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