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Arizona Symphony Orchestra: Forbidden Composers Festival

  • Fred Fox School of Music 1017 North Olive Road Tucson, AZ, 85719 United States (map)

Saturday, October 15, 7:30 p.m., Crowder Hall, $Free
Arizona Symphony Orchestra – Thomas Cockrell, conductor
UA Wind Ensemble – Chad Nicholson, conductor
UA Studio Jazz Ensemble – Angelo Versace, director
Weill: My Ship
Weill: Blues-Potpourri
Schoenberg: Fanfare
Schoenberg: Five Pieces for Orchestra
Weill: Symphony No. 2
Schoenberg: Theme and Variations
Weill: Three-Penny Opera
Weill: Suite Panaméenne

The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music presents "Music + Festival 2016: Forbidden Composers – Schoenberg, Weill, Winterberg." This is the ninth annual composers festival, directed by UA composer Daniel Asia. Featuring a conference, a symposium, and four concerts, the festival will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 14, 15, and 16. The conference will present guest scholars Michael Haas, Stephen Hinton and Sabine Feiss; the symposium guest scholars are Aaron Mobley and Robert E. Gordon; and featured guest artists the Amernet String Quartet, Misha Vitenson, Franz Felkl, Michael Klotz and Jason Calloway. 

Highlights of the festival include Schoenberg’s "Five Pieces for Orchestra," Weill’s Three-Penny Opera, and Winterberg’s Wind Quintet. All Winterberg performances will be American premieres.