The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra presents two large-scale works by Russian composers Jan. 31: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathétique”) and Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”.Continue reading on Northwestern Now
Symphony Orchestra plays monumental Russian works Jan. 31
January 8, 2019
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January 8, 2019
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra presents two large-scale works by Russian composers Jan. 31: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathétique”) and Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”.
May 6, 2018
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra (NUSO) enjoyed a successful three-city tour of Asia from March 23 to April 1, 2018.
April 30, 2018
Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music announces two performances of “Twilight of an Empire,” a concert program that includes Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “The Bells” and Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No.
March 23, 2018
When the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra departs March 25 for its first trip abroad, the three-concert tour will enrich the musicianship of the 87 student participants and likely broaden their world view.
February 6, 2018
On February 3, 2018, the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra presented a preview concert featuring repertoire from the orchestra’s upcoming tour of China.
February 2, 2018
Maestro Yampolsky and two students share their experiences leading up to the Asia tour in this special feature.
November 22, 2016
New professor of viola makes Northwestern debut as Chamber Orchestra soloist
November 8, 2016
Duke Ellington’s jazz arrangement of the Tchaikovsky classic, “Nutcracker Suite,” and historically authentic performances of Handel’s “Messiah” as well as choral and orchestral seasonal favorites are all part of the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music holiday celebration.
April 26, 2016
The majestic sounds of classical and modern works for strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion will be performed by several student ensembles, including the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra and Philharmonia.
April 20, 2016
More than three decades after accepting his job as Northwestern’s director of orchestras, Bienen Prof. Victor Yampolsky will lead his musicians in a performance this weekend that is a tribute to his teenage years.