The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra proudly presents its 2015-2016 SEASON
Kalamazoo, MI February 21, 2015 – The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is excited to announce its 2015-2016 season. From the programming to the artistry, each performance, composition, and note promises to be better than the last, so Stay Tuned!
In the new season, the KSO's Symphonic Series invites a stellar lineup of virtuosic guest artists, including internationally-acclaimed French pianist Pascal Rogé, Kalamazoo Symphony's own Principal Flautist Yukie Ota, Principal Cellist of the renowned Philadelphia Orchestra, Hai-Ye Ni, the May 2015 Stulberg International String Competition winner, among others. Music Director Raymond Harvey leads the orchestra in one moving work after another – beginning with Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony, followed by Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and Fauré's Requiem, and concluding with a rousing performance of Stravinsky's Petrouchka preceded by Elgar's Cello Concerto.
KSO Pops! presents an unmatched lineup of entertainment this season, beginning with the Symphonic World Première of Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band, regaling audiences with the international chart toppers by the King of Pop, alongside the KSO. And also joining us for another amazing Pops concert is seven-time Grammy® Award winning Pop, Rock and R&B legend, Al Jarreau, with over 70 KSO musicians on stage for Al Jarreau in Symphony.