Shakespeare’s Passion

Experience the timeless drama of Shakespeare with guest conductor Benjamin Firer and discover why these works have moved us for centuries. Be transported around the world and across time with Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture, American composer David Diamond’s Romeo and Juliet, and Korngold’s thrilling Much Ado About Nothing.  Then, enjoy featured ASO clarinetist Anthony Poehailos in Rossini's operatically […]

Music of the Americas

Altoona Native and hometown favorite Anthony Cornet will perform Gershwin's timeless Rhapsody in Blue in a concert featuring music from Mexico, South America, and the USA! This program will also include excerpts from Symphony No. 1 by Florence Price, who was the first black female composer to have a symphony performed by a major symphony orchestra. "Music […]

Bond and Beyond

Piano virtuoso Thomas Pandolfi joins us to celebrate the silver screen with a performance of his James Bond Piano Concerto! Sip a martini, shaken not stirred, from the Mishler's Spiritz Lounge while you enjoy other Bond favorites including You Only Live Twice and From Russia With Love. You won't want to miss the end of a sensational season, also including […]

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