2017-2018 Season Announcement
ASO's 33rd Concert Series
September 28, 2017 - May 11, 2018
Heymann, AcA, and St. John's Cathedral
Christopher Goodpasture (pianist), Roddie Romero & the Hub City Allstars (local band), Brian Shaw (trumpeter), Cavani Quartet (string quartet), and B.R.E.V.E. (chamber ensemble) with YOUR Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
FROM LA SCALA TO BROADWAY
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 // HEYMANN // 7:00pm
Local soloist, Choruses from Nicholls State University and Baton Rouge Symphony /// Beloved selections from most famous operas and Broadway musicals. Music by W.A. Mozart, G. Puccini, G. Verdi, R. Wagner, A.L. Webber and Rogers/Hammerstein.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2017 // HEYMANN // 5:00pm
Christopher Goodpasture, pianist /// The best of the iconic American composer including: Overture to "Lady Be Good", Rhapsody in Blue, American in Paris, "Catfish Row" Symphonic Suite from Porgy and Bess.
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017 // HEYMANN // 7:00pm
Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-stars, Chorale Acadienne /// Traditional holiday favorites including selections by G.F. Handel, P. Tchaikovsky, I. Berlin, L. Anderson and others.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018 // ACA // 3:00pm
ASO Chamber Orchestra, soloist Brian Shaw, trumpet /// One of a kind musical journey through the centuries of changing musical styles and sounds of trumpet and strings. Hear how the technology changed the timbre and the way of trumpet playing from Baroque to modern jazz and experience how the composers took advantage of it. Music by C. Monteverdi, J.S. Bach, J. Haydn, G.F. Chadwick, C. Brown.
MUSIC AND DANCE: FROM SHAKESPEARE TO VIRTUAL REALITY
FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018 // HEYMANN // 7:00pm
Collaboration with Clare Cook Dance Theater, UL School of Architecture & Dance Department, and Lafayette High School Chorus /// Side by side presentation of the classical story by W. Shakespeare told by music and words and groundbreaking dance suite by E. Satie shown with the help of virtual reality. Erik Satie "Parade", Felix Mendelssohn "Midsummer Night's Dream".
SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018 // ACA // 3:00pm
A special concert by leading American string quartet, featuring Lafayette's own Eric Wong on viola. This prestigious resident chamber group at the Cleveland Institute of Music performs jewels of chamber music repertoire by F. J. Haydn, M. Ravel and A. Dvorak.
MUSIC & ARCHITECTURE
FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018 // ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL // 7:00pm
Chorale instrumental concert with B.R.E.V.E. vocal ensemble. A musical tour of great architectural structures of Florence, Venice and Dresden contrasted with the drama of the great architect of musical structure, L. van Beethoven and his Symphony No. 1. Music by G. Dufay, C. Monteverdi, J.S. Bach and L. van Beethoven.
Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
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M-F 9 am - 5 pm
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