Béla Fleck is an American master of the banjo, widely recognized as one of the premier banjo players in the world. His Banjo Concerto, however, is far from being just a folksong or bluegrass celebration; it’s an amazing piece of symphonic music that shows the range of this beautiful stringed instrument – and this 21st-century work is beautifully matched with two remarkable 20th-century compositions, one created around folk music from Hungary, the other from Mexico. Continue reading →
From the Toy Story trilogy to The Incredibles and UP, Pixar has forever impacted filmmaking and given audiences of all ages some of the most beloved characters in cinematic history. Now, for the first time, the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra presents Pixar in Concert, with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from each of Pixar’s movies, including their latest release, Brave, performed by HSO musicians. Continue reading →
“If you’re looking for a quiet New Year’s Eve, don’t get tickets for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra’s concert that evening. Tiempo Libre is playing and will be ringing in 2014 with a loud and lively party.” Read the full story at al.com.