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Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Grieg & Sibelius
Sunday, September 21 | 3 pm
Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Corson Auditorium, Interlochen

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2013-2014 CONCERT SEASON

2014-2015 Season Brochure
 
 

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Never experienced the Traverse Symphony Orchestra? First Timers receive 50% off ticket purchases in their first season. Students (including college) also receive a 50% discount. Call the Box Office to take advantage of the offers at 231.947.7120 (discounts are only available for phone or in person orders). For more information about special discounts, arrival time and general concert ettiquette, click here to read the frequently asked questions section.

Single tickets are now available online (click on the links below to purchase) and over the phone at 231-947-7120.

To read the full winter/spring 2014 program book, click here.  


TSO @ the Village at the Commons

A Celebration of Music, Food and Wine
on Grand Traverse Commons lawn under the Tent Venue

Kevin Rhodes, conductor

Saturday, July 19, 2014   

5:00 PM: Pre-concert entertainment featuring The Accidentals and Satchmo: A Louis Armstrong Tribute plus food vendors.
8:00 PM: Traverse Symphony Orchestra concert with Kevin Rhodes, conductor.

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Presented in partnership with Porterhouse Productions

A TOUR OF FLAVORS! Enjoy wineries and breweries and delectable food--all from Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas--throughout the evening. Favorite local ensembles perform followed by the largest orchestra of the season. Your TSO sets the night on fire with high-energy symphonic favorites. Find comfortable protection from rain or sun under the expansive Tent Venue.
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Supporting Sponsors: Cherry Capital Cadillac Subaru and Traverse Motors and The Minervini Group

Media Sponsor: Interlochen Public Radio
 


Grieg + Sibelius

Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Jeffrey Biegel, piano

Sunday, September 21 | 3 pm 
Corson Auditorium, Interlochen

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Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Internationally renowned pianist Jeffrey Biegel demonstrates his electrifying technique and mesmerizing touch in Grieg's well-loved Concerto. A work of "wild and somber beauty," Wagner's Flying Dutchman is a brilliant tone poem depicting a passionate love story - and one of music's fiercest storms. Sibelius' Symphony No. 5 takes the listener to a strikingly beautiful natural world.

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Beethoven + Berg

Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Caroline Goulding, violin

Sunday, October 19 | 3 pm
Corson Auditorium, Interlochen

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Bach: Est ist genug
Berg: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Grammy-nominated 21-year-old violinist Caroline Goulding returns to perform Berg's intensely beautiful concerto, dedicated to "The memory of an agel." Variations of BAch's Es ist genug are featured throughout. Perhaps the most widely-recognized symphony in the world, Beethoven's famous Fifth displays white hot, staggering power. 

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Home for the Holidays

Robin Fountain, guest conductor
NMC Grand Traverse Chorale & Children's Choir
Jeffrey Cobb, director

Saturday, December 13 | 7:30 pm | Buy Now
Sunday, December 14 | 3 pm | Buy Now
Lars Hockstad Auditorium, Traverse City

The Symphony's annual holiday celebration captures the spirit of the season. 

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Tchaikovsky Fireworks

Kevin Rhodes, conductor and host

Sunday, January 18, 2015 | 3 pm
Corson Auditorium, Interlochen

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An all-Tchaikovsky program:
The Tempest
Romeo & Juliet
1812 Overture

Fans of the TSO Fireworks programs will love this New Year celebration, with insights by host Maestro Kevin Rhodes. The Tempest sails through an impressively stormy score juxtaposed with exquisite love music. Romeo & Juliet is a tautly composed masterpiece, both thunderingly dramatic and achingly beautiful. An anergetic 1812 Overture finale. 

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Chopin + Mahler

Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Ian Hobson, piano

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | 3 pm
Corson Auditorium, Interlochen

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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 (Titan)

International pianist Ian Hobson makes his TSO debut with Chopin's Concerto No. 2—completely redefining the expressive, harmonic and coloristic potential of the piano. Mahler's monumental Titan Symphony, written while only in his twenties, features stunning passages juxtaposing strains of violence and despair with others of soaring triumph. 

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Fauré + Stravinsky

Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Lynne Church, soprano
Jeffery Norris, baritone
NMC Grand Traverse Chorale & Chamber Singers
Jeffrey Cobb, director

Sunday, April 19 | 3 pm
Corson Auditorium

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Fauré: Requiem
Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

The NMC Grand Traverse Chorale and Chamber Singers and vocal soloists present Fauré's transcendental Requiem, one of the most sublime works in the choral repertoire. Wih its first performance, Stravinsky's well-known Rite of Spring provoked the most notorious riot in musical history with its new sound of propulsive, unbridled rhythmic energy. 

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A Night at the Movies

Kevin Rhodes, conductor

Saturday, May 2 | 7:30 pm
Lars Hockstad Auditorium

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This fun season finale pays homage to some of the best cinematic soundtracks. Break out the popcorn, sit back and enjoy the show! 

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All ticket sales are final. If you have tickets for a concert you can't attend, you may exchange them for another concert within the same season. In the unlikely event of a performance cancellation, you may exchange your tickets for a future performance or request a tax receipt for the value of the tickets. Students receive a 50 percent discount on all single tickets.