2023-24 SEASON CONCERTS

Shreveport Symphony: Havana Chamber Orchestra
Thursday, February 22, 2024—7 PM
Oratorio San Felipe Neri in Havana, Cuba
Michael Butterman, conductor
Aldo López-Gavilán, composer

WAGNER  Siegfried Idyll
LÓPEZ-GAVILÁN  Clarinet Concerto (Cuban premiere)
LÓPEZ-GAVILÁN   90 Miles (Cuban premiere)

Shreveport Symphony: John Williams’ Movie Masterpieces
Saturday, March 2, 2024—7:30 PM
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor

John Williams is the dean of American Movie music with a career spanning more than 60 years and repertoire that includes some of the most iconic musical moments in modern film. This family-friendly evening includes music from Star Wars, Harry Potter and more.

Lancaster Symphony: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Friday, March 8, 2024—7:30 PM
Saturday, March 9, 2024—2:30 PM & 7:30 PM

Gardner Theatre, Lancaster, PA
Michael Butterman, conductor
William Hagen, violin

BRITTEN Simple Symphony
ARVO PÄRT Cantus in Memory of Britten
VIVALDI Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons)

Williamsburg Symphony: Ellis Island Educational Concert
Friday, March 15, 2024—11:30 AM
Williamsburg Community Chapel
Michael Butterman, conductor

Williamsburg Symphony: Ellis Island & Rachmaninoff 3
Friday, March 15, 2024—7:30 PM
Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA
Michael Butterman, conductor
Asiya Korepanova, piano

RACHMANINOFF  Piano Concerto No. 3
PETER BOYER Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Shreveport Symphony: Dynamic Duos
Saturday, March 23, 2024—7:30 PM
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor
Rick Rowell & Jacob Walburn, trumpets
Kirsten Yon & Karim Ayala Pool, violins
Theresa Zale Bridges & Abigail Hawthorne, oboes

WARLOCK  Capriol Suite
VIVALDI  Concerto for Two Trumpets
VIET CUONG  Extra(ordinarily) Fancy
BACH  Concerto for Two Violins
RAVEL  Le tombeau de Couperin

Lancaster Symphony: Natural World—Copland & Bernstein
Friday, April 5, 2024—7:30 PM
Saturday, April 6, 2024—2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Gardner Theatre, Lancaster, PA
Michael Butterman, conductor
Lancaster Symphony Chorus

STEPHEN LIAS  Gates of the Arctic
BERNSTEIN  Chichester Psalms
HOVHANESS  Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
COPLAND  Suite from The Tender Land

Williamsburg Symphony: America the Beautiful – Copland & Bernstein
Thursday, April 11, 2024—7:30 PM
Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA
Michael Butterman, conductor

STEPHEN LIAS  Gates of the Arctic
BERNSTEIN  Chichester Psalms
HOVHANESS  Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
COPLAND  Suite from The Tender Land

Boulder Philharmonic: Spring Romance
Sunday, April 27, 2024—7 PM
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO
Michael Butterman, conductor
Francisco Fullana, violin

BOULANGER  D’un matin de printemps
SAINT-SAËNS Violin Concerto No. 3
TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 5

Shreveport Symphony: Beethoven & Rachmaninoff
Saturday, May 4, 2024—7:30 PM
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor
Alessio Bax, piano

RACHMANINOFF  Piano Concerto No. 2
BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Lancaster Symphony: Rach 3 & The American Dream
Friday, May 10, 2024—7:30 PM
Saturday, May 11, 2024—2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Gardner Theatre, Lancaster, PA
Michael Butterman, conductor
Vijay Venkatesh, piano

RACHMANINOFF  Piano Concerto No. 3
PETER BOYER  Ellis Island: The Dream of America

Williamsburg Symphony: Passion & Virtuosity
Tuesday, May 14, 2024—7:30 PM
Williamsburg Community Chapel, Williamsburg, VA
Michael Butterman, conductor
Aldo López-Gavilan, composer/piano

WALKER  Lyric for Strings
ALDO LÓPEZ-GAVILÁN  Emporium
GINASTERA  Variaciones concertantes
BRITTEN  Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell