Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 gives itself away with opening notes that are recognized the world over, and Prokofiev said that he intended his Fifth Symphony to be “a hymn to free and happy Man, to his mighty powers, his pure and noble spirit.” A fitting and wonderful end to a rich season, full of personality!
Current American composer Michael Torke wrote his piece in the style of Bach, and this afternoon the two works will be played in such a manner that the similarities — and the differences — will be highlighted. Bach never traveled to Tahiti, but you may think he did! Continue reading →
Two serious, rich and powerful Mozart pieces are separated by the humorous Haydn Symphony No. 93in an evening of music that will move you. Guest vocalists and the Huntsville Community Chorus will accompany the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra for Mozart’s magnificent Requiem, a performance not to be missed. Continue reading →
They rocked you with the music of Queen last concert season. This year, Jeans ‘n Classics is returning to Huntsville for a Valentine’s Day spectacular! From Dancing Queen to Mamma Mia, these are the songs you know and love. Each one is like an old friend, and each will inspire you to dance or sing along – “Having the time of your life!” Continue reading →
Featuring the music of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf — along with three Mozart selections — there will be especially delightful FREE Family Concerts! It’s a wonderful way to introduce young people to the instruments and music of a symphony…and it’s completely FREE, thanks to sponsorship from Damson Automotive Group and the 2013-2014 Painted Violin Society! Learn more →