2021-22 SEASON CONCERTS

Boulder Philharmonic: The Art of Jazz
SAT, OCTOBER 30, 4 PM (no intermission)  |  buy tickets
Mountain View United Methodist Church, Boulder
Michael Butterman, conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH Jazz Suite No. 1
MILHAUD The Creation of the World, Op. 81a
WEILL Little Threepenny Music



Williamsburg Symphony: Cello-bration with Zuill Bailey

SAT, NOVEMBER 6, 4 PM  |  buy tickets
Williamsburg Community Chapel
Michael Butterman, conductor

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1
Zuill Bailey, cello
MASSENET  Meditation from “Thais”
Zuill Bailey, cello
ELGAR  Enigma Variations



Shreveport Symphony Lagniappe Concert: Bach & Bloch
SAT, NOVEMBER 13, 7:30 PM
First Baptist Shreveport
Michael Butterman, conductor
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
BACH Piano Concerto in E Major
BLOCH Concerto Grosso No. 1
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 5



Shreveport Symphony: Holiday Pops with Erich Bergen
SAT, DECEMBER 18, 7:30 PM
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
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
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
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
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
Stevens Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Michael Butterman, conductor
CINDY MCTEE  Circuits
HOVHANESS  Symphony No. 2, “Mysterious Mountain”
PROKOFIEV  Selections from Romeo and Juliet
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Shreveport Symphony: Symphony of Illusions
SAT, APRIL 2, 7:30 PM
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
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

For this pay-what-you-can performance, there are no tickets or assigned seats, and availability will be on a first-come, first-served basis.



Lancaster Symphony: Awaken
FRI, APRIL 8, 7:30 PM
SAT, APRIL 9, 3 PM & 8 PM
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: Latin Nights
SAT, APRIL 23, 7:30 PM
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Aldo López-Gavilán, piano/composer
PIAZZOLLA  Oblivion
ALDO LÓPEZ-GAVILÁN  Emporium
JAMES EAKIN  Cloudscraper (world premiere)
RAVEL  Boléro



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
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 and his Trio 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.”