2021-22 SEASON CONCERTS

Shreveport Symphony: Holiday Pops with Erich Bergen
SAT, DECEMBER 18, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Erich Bergen, vocals
Erich Bergen, star of the hit TV series Madam Secretary and the movie Jersey Boys, will celebrate the holidays in style with the SSO in a high-energy concert that will put you in a festive mood!



Shreveport Symphony: Concierto de Aranjuez
SAT, JANUARY 8, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Jason Vieaux, guitar
RODRIGO  Concierto de Aranjuez
AARON JAY KERNIS  Dance Hits Concerto
STRAUSS  Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme



Boulder Philharmonic Opening Weekend: Gershwin Celebration

SAT, JANUARY 22, 7:30 PM at Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder Campus
SUN, JANUARY 23, 1:30 PM at Lone Tree Arts Center  |  buy tickets
Michael Butterman, conductor
Marcus Roberts Trio—Marcus Roberts, piano; Rodney Jordan, bass; Jason Marsalis, drums

GERSHWIN An American in Paris
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F



Shreveport Symphony: John-Henry Crawford Plays Haydn
SAT, JANUARY 29, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
John-Henry Crawford, cello
HAYDN  Cello Concerto in D
ELLEN TAAFFE ZWILICH  Concerto Grosso 1985
PROKOFIEV  Classical Symphony
GIOVANNI SOLLIMA  Violoncelles Vibrez!



Boulder Philharmonic: Beethoven 7 & A World Premiere

SAT, FEBRUARY 12, 7:30 PM
Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder Campus
Michael Butterman, conductor
Rachel Barton Pine, violin

BILLY CHILDS Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (world premiere/co-commission)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92



Shreveport Symphony: Viva Italia!
SAT, MARCH 5, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Simon Karakulidi, piano
ROSSINI Overture to L’Italiana in Algieri
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4, “Italian”



Boulder Philharmonic: Rachmaninoff 3 & Mysterious Mountain

SAT, MARCH 19, 7:30 PM
Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder Campus
Michael Butterman, conductor
Terrence Wilson, piano

CINDY MCTEE Circuits
HOVHANESS Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3


 

University of North Carolina School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra
SAT, MARCH 26, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
Stevens Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Michael Butterman, conductor
CINDY MCTEE  Circuits
HOVHANESS  Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
PROKOFIEV  Selections from Romeo and Juliet

 



Shreveport Symphony: Symphony of Illusions
SAT, APRIL 2, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Michael Grandinetti, master illusionist
Michael Grandinetti brings his magic to the stage with the SSO. Enjoy a spell-binding evening of fun and surprises for all ages.


 

Lancaster Symphony: The Barbecue of Seville, The World of Rhythm
THU, APRIL 7, 7 PM  |  more info
First Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, PA
Michael Butterman, conductor

ROSSINI  Overture to The Barber of Seville
STEVE REICH   Clapping Music (shortened version)
BILL WHELAN (arr. Naughtin)  Riverdance
TRADITIONAL/CAHN  Songs from Gahu
BILL DOUGLAS  Concerto for Tabla and Orchestra
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Flight of the Bumblebee with Shodekeh, beatboxer
SAINT-GEORGES Overture to L’amant anonyme (Allegro presto)
GINASTERA “Malambo” from Estancia



Lancaster Symphony: Awaken
FRI, APRIL 8, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
SAT, APRIL 9, 3 PM & 8 PM  |  buy tickets
First Presbyterian Church, Lancaster, PA
Michael Butterman, conductor
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
RICHER  “Spring” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Recomposed
RESPIGHI  Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”


 

Shreveport Symphony: Saint-Saëns & Schumann
SAT, APRIL 23, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
FAURÉ Pavane
JAMES EAKIN Still Waters (world premiere)
SAINT-SAËNS Violin Concerto No. 3
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4



Boulder Philharmonic: The Firebird & Frequent Flyers

SAT, APRIL 30, 7:30 PM
Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder Campus
Michael Butterman, conductor
Charles Wetherbee, violin
Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance

MASON BATES  Undistant
HE ZHANHAO/CHEN GANG  The Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV  Russian Easter Overture
STRAVINSKY  Firebird Suite (1919)



Shreveport Symphony: From the New World
SAT, MAY 7, 7:30 PM  |  buy tickets
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
BOYER Ellis Island: The Dream of America
in collaboration with the Shreveport Little Theatre



Boulder Philharmonic: Enigma Variations & Violist Richard O’Neill

SAT, MAY 14, 7:30 PM
Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder Campus
Michael Butterman, conductor
Richard O’Neill, viola

ANNA CLYNE Sound and Fury
WALTON Viola Concerto
ELGAR Enigma Variations



Jake Shimabukuro with the Boulder Phil

SAT, MAY 28, 7:30 PM
Macky Auditorium, CU Boulder Campus
Michael Butterman, conductor

Ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone and has wowed audiences worldwide. As Jake says, “If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place.”