Flint Symphony Orchestra announces stellar line-up for 2019/20 season

 

 

FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra announces its upcoming 2019/20 season, which includes favorite masterpieces and new perspectives on beloved composers.

“Among our world-class guest artists are violinist Andrés Cárdenes, returning 40 years after winning the 1980 Byrd Competition, to perform the sensational Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto,” shares Maestro Enrique Diemecke, Music Director and Conductor. “We’ll also keep audiences intrigued with renowned guitarist Sharon Isbin for a ‘different’ concerto by Rodrigo, as well as Michigan native Anthony Ross performing Dvorák’s beloved Cello Concerto.”

The 2019-2020 Classic Concert Series is sponsored by The Whiting Foundation.

Subscriptions, including create your own packages of 3 to 5 concerts, are on sale now. Single tickets are on sale now.

Details: Call 810-237-3122 or visit theFSO.org. To purchase subscriptions and tickets, stop by or call The Whiting Auditorium Ticket Center at 810-237-7333. Tickets are also available at the Whiting Ticket Booth at the Flint Farmer’s Market.

Oct. 12 – 7:30 p.m., The Whiting Auditorium; Enrique Diemecke, conductor; and Andrew von Oeyen, piano. Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 18, C Minor.

Nov. 9 – 7:30 p.m. The Whiting Auditorium; Enrique Diemecke, conductor; and Sharon Isbin, guitar.

The Nutcracker – Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. & Dec. 8, 3 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium; Karen Mills Jennings, Artistic Director. Experience the Magic of Flint’s Most Enchanting Holiday Tradition with the talented dancers from the Flint School of Performing Arts and guest artist from Collage Dance Collective. Tchaikovsky’s memorable score is brought to life by the Flint Symphony Orchestra.

Holiday Pops – Dec. 21, 7 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium. Joy, merriment and the holiday spirit abound in this beloved season favorite featuring the Flint Symphony Orchestra and the Flint Symphony Chorus.

Jan. 11 – Matinee Performance! 2 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium. Enrique Diemecke, conductor; and Anthony Ross, cello.

Feb. 15 – 7:30 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium. Enrique Diemecke, conductor; and Wu, piano.

March 14 – 7:30 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium. Enrique Diemecke, conductor; and Wanting Zhao, piano (2019 William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition Winner).

April 18 – 7:30 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium. Enrique Diemecke, conductor; and Andrés Cárdenes, violin.

May 2 – 7:30 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium. Enrique Diemecke, conductor. Program to be determined.

Details: Call 810-238-3118 or visit theFSO.org. To purchase subscriptions and tickets, stop by or call The Whiting Auditorium Ticket Center at 810-237-7333. Tickets are also available at the Whiting Ticket Booth at the Flint Farmer’s Market. — G.G.