2017 - 2018
NEW THIS SEASON
Project: NATURE ties three concerts together with works inspired by nature, including Strauss’ An Alpine Symphony accompanied by a photographic essay by Columbus photographer Stephen Pariser, Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, and Debussy’s La Mer. Project: NATURE partners with Branch Out Columbus to plant trees in Franklin Park in a plot of land to be dedicated the “Columbus Symphony Grove.”
Focus: CREATIVE WOMEN A season-long focus on the contributions of creative women in the arts presents works by composers Kaija Saariaho, Caroline Shaw, Margaret Brouwer, as well as a world premiere by Portuguese composer Andreia Pinto-Correia. Conductor JoAnn Falletta, pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Natasha Paremski, violinist Jennifer Koh, and flamenco dancer Griset Damas.
Subject Matter – This free lecture series will become the Prelude event at select concerts. Patrons will gain a broader context of the evening’s featured repertoire from presentations by professors of The Ohio State University with expertise in the field.
Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony
Spanish Flamenco Festival: Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto
Russian Winter Festival I: Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky
AIDA IN CONCERT
Russian Winter Festival II: Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff
Mozart to Brahms via Paris
Joshua Bell Returns
Special add-on concert