Events - Past

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 7 October 2017 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of 50th Anniversary Celebration of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Classical Mystery Tour.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 6 October 2017 - 8:00 PM
It was 50 years ago that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play! Hear one of the greatest albums of all time in its entirety, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. We hope you will enjoy the show with Grammy winning hits like the title track, With a Little Help from my Friends, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, When I’m 64, to name a few.

Come back from intermission for another set of Beatles favorites including Yellow Submarine, Come Together, I am the Walrus and many more!
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Artist: Classical Mystery Tour
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 6 October 2017 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of 50th Anniversary Celebration of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Classical Mystery Tour.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 23 September 2017 - 8:00 PM
The season opens with a rollicking potpourri of student drinking songs! Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture was a thank you “note” to the University of Breslau for presenting him with an honorary doctorate. Sean Chen, the charismatic winner of the 2013 American Pianists Awards and Van Cliburn Medalist, performs Beethoven’s bold Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”). The evening closes with Tchaikovsky’s majestic and rousing Symphony No. 5.
Sponsor: ConocoPhillips
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor"
Artist: Sean Chen (Piano)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 23 September 2017 - 7:00 PM
ASO Education Consultant, Susan Wingrove-Reed, gives a pre-concert lecture on the music and personalities of Opening Night.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Loussac Library
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 22 September 2017 - 12:00 PM
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from Opening Night. Bring your own lunch.
Presenters: Anchorage Public Library; Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Artist: Sean Chen (Piano)
KLEF 98.1 FM
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 4:30 PM
Tune into the KLEF Preview Show and hear Maestro Fleischer discuss and play the music from the ASO’s Opening Night.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 9 September 2017 - 6:30 PM
Raise your glasses in celebration of two remarkable milestones - 50 years of Champagne Pops AND the 100th birthday of “The First Lady of Song”, Ella Fitzgerald.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Artists: Harolyn Blackwell (Soprano); Aisha de Haas (Voice); Capathia Jenkins (Voice)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
St. Mark Lutheran Church
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 20 April 2017 - 7:30 PM
Stained Glass Concert Series are free chamber concerts offered in local churches (donations are accepted). Watch your email, the ASO Facebook newsfeed and ASO website for more information on concerts in this series.

All concerts begin at 7:30pm. Free admission – donations accepted.


Thursday, April 20th
An evening of chamber music by ASO musicians:
Oleg Proskurnya (violin)
Susan Wingrove Reed (piano)
At St. Mark Lutheran Church (3230 Lake Otis Pkwy)

Program Includes:
Bach | Partita for Solo Violin
Beethoven | Sonata for Violin and Piano
Gershwin | Porgy and Bess (excerpts)

Supported in part by the ASO’s Music for My Neighbors Fund
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Sydney Laurence Theatre
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 15 April 2017 - 8:00 PM
Art for the adventurous – both on stage and in the audience!

ARTic Convergence is the Anchorage Symphony’s newest artistic endeavor. Encouraged and convened by the Anchorage Symphony, artists from various disciplines converge to create and perform new work. ARTic Convergence 2017 features sixteen ASO musicians performing solo, quartet, and chamber works fused with contemporary dance, improv, indie artists, rock band, tribal vocalists and Alaska Native dance.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
The Hotel Captain Cook: Discovery Ballroom
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 6 April 2017 - 7:00 PM
One of a Kind Auction Items
Delightful Music & Scrumptious Appetizers
Owners and representatives from
renowned wineries will sample more than 100 exquisite wines.
Presenters: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra; Specialty Imports
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 1 April 2017 - 8:00 PM
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the United States’ purchase of Alaska from Russia, your Anchorage Symphony performs excerpts from the quintessential Russian opera, Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. This masterpiece has been touted as a revolutionary folk drama set in the art of opera that amazes with its boldness, breadth, and dramatic fireworks.
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Ensembles: Alaska Chamber Singers; Anchorage Concert Chorus; Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 4 March 2017 - 8:00 PM
Celebrate the music of Journey like never before with a full symphony orchestra and rockin' vocalists! Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time with 25 gold and platinum albums and 19 top 40 singles and has performed around the world for four decades. Experience hits like Don't Stop Believing, Faithfully, Any Way You Want It, Open Arms, Wheel in the Sky, and many more.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Friday, 3 March 2017 - 8:00 PM
Celebrate the music of Journey like never before with a full symphony orchestra and rockin' vocalists! Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time with 25 gold and platinum albums and 19 top 40 singles and has performed around the world for four decades. Experience hits like Don't Stop Believing, Faithfully, Any Way You Want It, Open Arms, Wheel in the Sky, and many more.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
Anchorage, Alaska
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 12:00 PM
The creative process can spring from many influences and directions. The Write Stuff, is a concert program written by Heidi Joyce and Randall Fleischer that explores composers’ creative influences and inspirations and draws parallels between the structure of great stories and the structure of great music.
Appropriate for 4th, 5th and 6th graders.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
Anchorage, Alaska
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 - 10:00 AM
The creative process can spring from many influences and directions. The Write Stuff, is a concert program written by Heidi Joyce and Randall Fleischer that explores composers’ creative influences and inspirations and draws parallels between the structure of great stories and the structure of great music.
Appropriate for 4th, 5th and 6th graders.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 25 February 2017 - 8:00 PM
Communicating power in so many ways - sorrowfully, forcefully, and honestly. Featuring this year’s Musica Nova composer and electric violinist, Tracy Silverman, the evening’s program is sure to move you. Join us for a night of
electrifying performances.
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Silverman: Concerto for Electric Violin
Artist: Tracy Silverman (Violin)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Mahler: Symphony no 4 in G major
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
First Presbyterian Church
Anchorage, Alaska
Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 7:30 PM
An evening of chamber music by a string quartet
made up of ASO musicians:
Oleg Proskurnya (violin)
Nathaniel Berry (violin)
Koree Guzman (viola)
Jon Genziano (cello)
At First Presbyterian Church (616 W 10th Ave)
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Haydn: Quartets (7) for Strings, Op. 51/H 3 no 50-56 "Seven last words of Christ"
Ensemble: AKamerata String Quartet
Schubert: Quartet for Strings no 14 in D minor, D 810 "Death and the Maiden"
Ensemble: AKamerata String Quartet
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Atwood Concert Hall
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 28 January 2017 - 8:00 PM
A night of the unexpected with three sensational works, including superstar "Black Swan" violinist, Tim Fain, playing Brahms' iconic Concerto for Violin (an Anchorage Symphony Orchestra premiere).
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K 620 (The Magic Flute)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Brahms: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 77
Artist: Tim Fain (Violin)
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
West High School Auditorium
Anchorage, Alaska
Saturday, 21 January 2017 - 2:00 PM
FUN, CASUAL and FREE

Join the Anchorage Symphony for this one-hour performance featuring audience favorites including Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slav, Superman Theme, Overture of 1812 with audience participation and much more!

This year we are proud to also be joined by the Society of Strings and Anchorage Community Band.
Presenter: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Program TBA
Ensemble: Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Randall Craig Fleischer
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