Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho returns with her her third studio album, Awakening, and coinciding international tour. Awakening signals some new directions for Evancho. Without foregoing the beautiful and lush classical-crossover compositions for which Evancho has become famous, she also extends her stylistic reach with contemporary material.
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the orchestra in its first-ever performance of Mendelssohn’s joyous Fourth Symphony, known as the “Italian” symphony having been inspired by the composer’s travel south to Italy.
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Classical showpieces famously (and frequently!) quoted in pop-culture are instantly recognizable as Music Director Donato Cabrera delves into this fiery, fast-paced repertoire that promises to deliver a memorable night at the symphony.
Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Widely regarded as one of the world’s leading orchestras, The London Symphony Orchestra brings together the greatest players from across the globe to amaze and astound audiences. Making a special appearance at The Smith Center, the Orchestra will be conducted by 11-time Grammy® winner Michael Tilson Thomas and will feature Yuja Wang.
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:30p.m.
Music Director Donato Cabrera completes his first Masterworks Series with a program featuring composers over a one hundred-year span including the stunning keyboard showcase of Rachmaninoff’s 24 variations based on Paganini’s Caprices for violin to be performed by thrilling young pianist Joyce Yang.
Monday, May 11, 2015, 7:30p.m.
ThePianoGuys, the remarkable classical/pop crossover music stylists, will treat audiences of all ages for a night of “Wonders,” hits from their fourth studio album, such as “Let It Go” from the movie Frozen, “Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends” and “Story of My Life.”