06/11/14

Posted by Kimberly Powell on 06/17/2014

 the OKC Philharmonic

 

 

25th Anniversary Season Finale

 

Tracing its roots to the city’s very first professional orchestra in 1924 and the Oklahoma Federal Symphony Orchestra in 1938, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic formed in 1988 and presented the final Classics concert of its 25th anniversary season on Saturday, May 10th at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City.  Joined by the Canterbury Chorale Society in a concert designed to both celebrate 25 years of music-making and showcase the orchestra, the program features Debussy’s La Mer, the Polovitzian Dances of Borodin, the second suite from Daphnis et Chloe by Ravel and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with digital cannon and expanded brass!  The program features commentary from Executive Director Eddie Walker, Marketing, Sales and Promotion Director Michelle Winters and Hospitality and Operations Associate Chris Stinchcomb.

 

Wednesday evening , June 11th at 8 on KUCO/KBCW

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Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble

 

The Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma presented their fifth series of concerts this season on Monday, April 7th at All Soul's Episcopal Church and on Tuesday, April 8th at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral.  The program, entitled And Legions will Rise featured works variously scored for clarinet, strings and marimba by Carl Maria von Weber, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Louis Spohr and Edward Knight and takes its name from the Title of the final piece of the program by Kevin Puts.  Oklahoma City’s resident chamber ensemble, the Society celebrates its 11th season and offers its four concert French Chamber Music Festival this