Ignite your passion with ASO's 34th Season which showcases the undeniable connection between human emotion and symphonic music. Artists and composers throughout
the ages have dedicated their hearts and souls to creating pieces which continue to captivate audiences worldwide. Experience powerful emotions through
such music as we orchestrate passion for you this season.
And because of your passion, we are able to orchestrate ours!
ASO 34 | Concert Season
IN THE COURT OF PASSION
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 | HEYMANN | 7PM
From the very first bars of Orff's Carmina Burana you will feel as though you are entering a completely different world; magical power, extraordinary sounds, implacably pounding rhythms will connect with everyone on the most basic level. With Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Chorale des Amis, and Vocal soloists: Luis Ledesma, Andrea Mouton, & David Shaler.
MOZART IN LOVE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018 | ACA | 7PM
Most famous scenes from selected Mozart's opera with love in the center of the action, including selections from Cosi fan tutte, Magic Flute, Marriage of Figaro, and Don Giovanni. Collaboration with University of Louisiana Opera Department.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018 | HEYMANN | 7PM
Holiday favorites for entire families including selections from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and Handel's Messiah, Irvin Berlin's White Christmas and Leroy Anderson's "Sleigh Ride". With Grammy Award winning Lost Bayou Ramblers, ASYO, and Lafayette High School Chorus.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2019 | ACA | 3PM
ASO Chamber Orchestra in romantic repertoire to warm everyone's heart. Selections including Four Seasons by Vivaldi and Four Seasons in Buenos Aires by Piazzolla, plus special arrangements of music by U2, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. cial arrangements of music by U2, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. Ireland native, Gregory Harrington, violin soloist.
OUT OF THIS WORLD
SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019 | HEYMANN | 7PM
Selections include otherworldly "Jupiter" by W.A. Mozart and G. Holst, movie score from E.T. (Extraterrestrial) by J. Williams and "out of the classical charts" most famous P. Tchaikovsky's piano concerto. Featuring guest pianist Xiaohui Yang, Gold Medal Winner of 2016 International New Orleans Piano Competition.
HEART AND SOUL
FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2019 | ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL | 7PM
Music for the heart and soul during the season of Lent in the beautiful setting of St. John's Cathedral. Selections include J. Haydn's Symphony Mourning - one of the composer's most emotional and spiritual of all his symphonies as well as American premier of Stabat Mater by young dynamic Portuguese composer Carlos Garcia. Collaboration with Choruses of University of Louisiana.
SEASON FINALE | MUSIC & FAITH
W/ LAUREN DAIGLE
FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019 | HEYMANN | 7PM
A Season Finale like no other! Proudly featuring world-wide acclaimed singer & songwriter, Lafayette's own, Lauren Daigle, presenting for the first time ever, her most popular songs in symphonic settings.
*All dates and details are subject to change.
Additional Special Presentations
Season Ticket holders enjoy exclusive pre-sale access to two additional exciting performances once they are on sale.
THE MUSIC OF LED ZEPPELIN & ZEBRAPerformed with ASO
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018
HARRY POTTER™ IN CONCERT SERIESHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 | 8PM and SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 | 2PM
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