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2019-2020 Season

Olga Kern

Saturday / Sunday

September 21, 7:30 PM

September 22 , 2:00 PM

 

Olga Kern

Pianist

 

Diane Wittry

Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

OPENING WEEKEND

RACHMANIOFF AND OLGA KERN

BRIGHT BLUE MUSIC

Michael Torke

BLUE CATHEDRAL

Jennifer Higdon

THE BLUE DANUBE WALTZ

Johann Strauss

PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2

Sergei Rachmanioff

 

Tchaikovsky

Saturday / Sunday

November 9, 7:30 PM

November 10, 2:00 PM

 

Diane Wittry

Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

 

ALL TCHAIKOVSKY CONCERT
Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky

"TREPAK" FROM THE NUTCRACKER

SELECTIONS FROM SWAN LAKE
featuring dancers from Repertory Dance Theatre

PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1

SYMPHONY NO. 6

SELECTIONS FROM THE 1812 OVERTURE

Cathy Yang

Saturday / Sunday

February 8, 7:30 PM

February 9, 2:00 PM

 

Cathy Yang

Erhu

Eliezer Gutman

Violin
ASO Concertmaster

Allentown Symphony Chorus

Southern Lehigh H. S. Meistersingers

 

Diane Wittry

Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

CLASSIC MOVIE SCENES

"PARADE OF THE CHARIOTEERS" FROM BEN HUR

Miklos Rozsa

THEME FROM PSYCHO

Bernard Herrman

THE LAST EMPEROR

Ryuichi Sakamoto

OVERTURE FROM LAWRENCE OF ARABIA

Maurice Jarre

"TANGO" FROM SCENT OF A WOMAN

John Williams

"ADVENTURES ON EARTH" FROM E.T

John Williams

OVERTURE FROM ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Erich Wolfgang Korngold

SYMPHONIC SUITE FROM LORD OF THE RINGS: FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
Howard Shore

CONCERTO FROM CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON
Tan Dunn

MUSIC FROM AVATAR
James Horner

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY
Ennio Morricone

OH, FORTUNA" FROM CARMINA "BURANA
Carl Orff

Earth Day

Saturday

February 22 , 2:00 PM

 

Diane Wittry

Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

GO GREEN! 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF EARTH DAY
ASO FAMILY CONCERT

"BACCHANAL" FROM THE SEASONS

Alexander Glazunov

"FOREST MURMURS" FROM SIEGFRIED

Richard Wagner

"SPRING" FROM THE FOUR SEASONS

Antonio Vivaldi

"CALL OF THE CICADAS" FROM LIVING, BREATHING EARTH
Meira Warshauer

"SCENE BY THE BROOK" FROM SYMPHONY NO. 6, "PASTORAL"

"ON THE TRAIL" FROM GRAND CANYON SUITE
Jacob Groff

"THE PINES OF THE APPIAN WAY" FROM THE PINES OF ROME
Ottorino Respighi

Lindsay Deutsch

Saturday / Sunday

March 7, 7:30 PM
March 8, 2:00 PM

 

Lindsay Deutsch
Violin

 

Diane Wittry

Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

 

BEETHOVEN'S PASTORAL

WORLD PREMIERE COMPOSITION

Chris Theofanidis

SELECTIONS FROM THE FOUR SEASONS

Antonio Vivladi and Astor Piazolla

SYMPHONY NO. 6, "PASTORAL"

Ludwig van Beethoven

 

Irina Muresanu

Saturday / Sunday

April 18, 7:30 PM
April 19, 2:00 PM

 

Irina Muresanu

Violin

Allentown Symphony Chorus

Allentown Band Brass Section


Diane Wittry
Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

THE PINES OF ROME

FESTIVE OVERTURE

Dmitri Shostakovich

CONCERTINO FOR ORGAN AND ORCHESTRA

Eric Ewazen

GLORIA

John Rutter

VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 2
Serge Prokofiev

THE PINES OF ROME
Ottorino Respighi

Classical Mystery Tour

Saturday

July 13, 7:30 PM

 

Miller Symphony Hall

CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

"Come Together" and hear "Something" that will amaze your ears and eyes! Classical Mystery Tour performs dozens of Beatles songs exactly as they were originally recorded - with the ASO!

Sondheim and Webber

Saturday

October 12, 7:30 PM

 

Debbie Gravitte
Hugh Panaro
Scarlett Strallen

Vocalists

 

Miller Symphony Hall

THE BEST OF BROADWAY: SONDHEIM & LLOYD WEBBER

Join us for an evening featuring music of two Broadway legends - Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber. This program includes Broadway favorites from Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sweeney Todd, Company, and many more!

music and sports

Saturday

January 18, 7:30 PM

 

Carl Topilow

Guest Conductor

 

Miller Symphony Hall

MUSIC AND SPORTS
Featuring clips from NFL Films

Can anyone forget the music playing as Rocky Balboa reaches the top of the 72 steps? The theme from "Chariots of Fire" or John Williams' majestic Olympic Fanfare? Cleveland Pops conductor Carl Topilow joins the ASO for an unforgettable show that expresses the emotional relationship between sports and music.

women rock

Saturday

May 9, 7:30 PM

 

Cassidy Catanzaro
Katrina Dideriksen
Shayna Steele

Vocalists

 

Miller Symphony Hall

WOMEN ROCK

Women do rock. But you've never heard them like this before! WOMEN ROCK features the music of Carole King, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Joan Jett, Pat Benetar, Heart, Carly Simon and more. "Feel the Earth Move" with the sound of powerful female rockers and songwriters who challenged rock forever.

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