March 16, 2019
“International Journey” – Featuring Eugene Osadchy, cello (The Assembly, West Monroe)
Enjoy a journey around the world with music from France, Austria, Russia, and America. Remarkable Cellist Eugene Osadchy, hailed for having “the most refined and balanced string playing” by the New York Times, performs American Composer Clare Fischer’s Suite for Cello and Orchestra. In addition, the MSO performs Ravel’s nostalgic music from the fairy tales of Mother Goose, Stravinsky’s Delightful Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra, and Haydn’s Symphony No. 60 in C Major “ll Distratto” full of pranks and surprises!
April 27, 2019
“Twist of Fate” – featuring Joseph Kingma, piano (Jack Howard Theatre)
The four most iconic notes ever written astound in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67. Hear this musical manifestation of fate – a cornerstone of the symphonic canon – in all its grandeur. In addition, pianist and Stricklin Emerging Artist Winner Joseph Kingma mesmerizes with Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16.