Mozart & Prokofiev

Orpheum Theater 12, New Orleans, LA

Principal oboe, Virginia McDowell, is featured on one of the most beautiful concerti in the instrument’s repertoire. Ukrainian composer, Valentin Silvestrov’s Evening Serenade, is the second movement of a reverent piece that represents the “still metaphors of silence.” Prokofiev’s fifth symphony marks the composer’s return to symphonic form after a sixteen-year hiatus. FEATURING Darko Butorac, …


Classical Christmas: Handel’s Messiah

Orpheum Theater 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA

Handel’s glorious Messiah closes out the holiday season at the Orpheum Theater featuring the LPO. The Hallelujah Chorus caps a performance filled with passion and drama for some of the most inspiring music ever written. FEATURING Matthew Kraemer, conductor Joel Dyson, soprano Claire Shackleton, mezzo-soprano Chauncey Packer, tenor Ivan Griffin, bass PROGRAM Vivaldi: Gloria Handel: Messiah Additional …


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