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Albany Symphony Orchestra

Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff May 15, 2015

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  The Albany Symphony and Maestro David Alan Miller will return to EMPAC this weekend to present the American Music Festival. Over a two-night period, the ASO and its Dogs of Desire group will perform an ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff February 21, 2015

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  There are many things to love about the Albany Symphony, but one of their most admirable qualities is the range of programming they offer. In addition to the expected pianists and violinists, the ASO often ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff January 15, 2015

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  Scottish percussionist extraordinaire Colin Currie will play a return gig with the Albany Symphony on Saturday night at the Palace for a program featuring, appropriately, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3—the “Scottish” symphony. Under the direction of Maestro ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff December 19, 2014

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  The Winter’s Tale is name the ASO have given to this weekend’s concerts in Troy; it’s also the name of the world-premiere cello concerto by Michael Torke that will be featured on that program, and ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff November 21, 2014

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    This Saturday evening, the Albany Symphony welcomes guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen to the podium to conduct a program titled Beethoven’s Pastorale. Chen, music director of the Memphis Symphony, will conduct Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, Osvaldo ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff October 17, 2014

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  Maestro David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony welcome pianist Joyce Yang (left) for a gala performance at the Palace Saturday night centered on Tchaikovsky’s sixth symphony. The “Pathetique,” as it is informally known, is one ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff September 4, 2014

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  Maestro David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony return this Saturday night at the Palace to celebrate 85 years of great music with a smashing, season-opening concert. The guest star—the star guest?—is violinist Joshua Bell ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff May 15, 2014

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  Once again, the ASO will wrap up their season with a series of American Music Festival concerts at EMPAC. Maestro David Alan Miller and company will be joined by their partner in winning the Grammy ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff April 10, 2014

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  The Albany Symphony and maestro David Alan Miller want to transport you to exotic lands this Saturday at the Palace with Rimsky-Korsakov’s sweeping, romantic Scheherazade, an Arabian tale with a decidedly Russian flavor. Before that, however, ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff April 3, 2014

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  This Saturday evening, the Albany Symphony and maestro David Alan Miller (pictured) will join forces with Albany Pro Musica and special guest soloists to perform Dvorak’s Stabat Mater. The unusual part of this concert is ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff January 9, 2014

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  The centerpiece of Saturday night’s program being offered by the Albany Symphony is Brahms’ grand Piano Concerto No. 2. Following the logical premise that a great work is best served by a great artist, pianist ...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Classical Music

by B.A. Nilsson December 12, 2013

  David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony have been Grammy nominated for their recording of John Corigliano Conjuror/Vocalise, featuring a percussion concerto written for Dame Evelyn Glennie, cast in six parts, showcasing three different percussion ...

Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff December 12, 2013

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  David Alan Miller will lead the ASO in a program of mostly traditional holiday music this weekend at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. There will be excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, the overture to Handel’s ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff December 5, 2013

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  Another beloved local musical tradition returns this weekend: Albany Symphony Orchestra’s Magic of Christmas concerts. Maestro David Alan Miller will lead the ASO (and some very special young, musically talented guests) in a program of holiday ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff November 20, 2013

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  Conductor-pianist Jeffrey Kahane will step in for David Alan Miller this Saturday night at the Palace, and will lead the orchestra in a program that, the ASO promises, will allow him “to share both of ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff October 17, 2013

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  The Albany Symphony’s program this weekend at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall highlights French and German impressionism—don’t let this label cause your brain to fog, this is atmospheric, wonderful music—as well as the world ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff September 19, 2013

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  The Albany Symphony will kick off their fall season this Saturday night at the Palace with a program titled Tchaikovsky’s Fourth. This, of course, means they’ll be performing Tchaikovsky’s romantic Symphony No. 4. Violinist Cho-Liang ...

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Forever Young

by B.A. Nilsson June 5, 2013

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  The name of this ensemble, drawn from the very fine ranks of the Albany Symphony, was chosen by music director David Alan Miller when it proved, of the many choices he compiled, most distasteful to ...

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ASO’s American Music Festival

by The Staff May 30, 2013

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  There is a lot of exciting news about the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s American Music Festival we have to fit into a small space. First, there is tonight’s (Thursday, May 30) festival opener at EMPAC (Rensselaer Polytechnic ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff May 15, 2013

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  Fresh off a triumphant performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall—we know it was a smash because we listened, live, to the radio broadcast—the Albany Symphony Orchestra resumes its regular scheduled programming with two concerts this ...

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American Sound

by B.A. Nilsson May 1, 2013

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  The cultural gap between Albany and Manhattan gapes far out of proportion to the mileage that separates them. To Albany, Manhattan is the intimidating cosmopolite. The reciprocal view sees Albany as a dump heap of ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff April 24, 2013

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  Once again, the great Albany Symphony will be giving a concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall. But before they head down to Manhattan for the Spring for Music festival, the ASO is presenting the program ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff March 6, 2013

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  This Saturday’s Albany Symphony program at the Palace is built around one of the greatest (and most popular) works in the orchestral repertoire: Maurice Ravel’s orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky’s piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition. ...

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Albany Symphony Orchestra

by The Staff February 6, 2013

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  Pianist Yefim Bronfman (pictured left) will make a return appearance with Maestro David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony this weekend, playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”) on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon in ...

Albany Symphony with Yo-Yo Ma

by The Staff January 10, 2013

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  It’s a superstar Saturday at the Palace. Internationally acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma will be joining the Albany Symphony Orchestra and maestro David Alan Miller for a very special evening. Ma will be featured on one ...

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