Presented by the Williamson Herald
Monday, September 18 – 7:30 p.m.
Joseph Haydn – Symphony No. 95 in C-minor
Timo Andres – Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno
Igor Stravinsky – Pulcinella with Diana McVey, Wesley Morgan and Jeffrey Williams
The new season launches with the familiar voice of a Haydn symphony written for his time in London. Young American composer Timo Andres provides a soothing glimpse at an eclectic artist. A trio of talented and emerging singers joins the orchestra for Stravinsky’s neoclassical masterpiece.
Monday, November 13 – 7:30 p.m.
Franz Schreker – Chamber Symphony
Ottorino Respighi – Trittico Botticelliano
Aaron Copland – Three Latin American Sketches
The GCO is delighted to revisit Schreker’s mesmerizing masterpiece for small orchestra, which they recorded on a Chamber Symphonies disc and was released on Summit Records. Respighi’s colorful language paints a new take on Boticelli masterpieces. Copland’s raucous but rarely heard sketches will have everyone dancing on the way to the door.
Monday, January 22 – 7:30 p.m.
Clint Needham – Urban Sprawl
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Serenade for Winds in C-minor
Richard Strauss – Le bourgeois gentilhomme
Clint Needham’s high energy Urban Sprawl sets the stage for a memorable anniversary. The GCO tackles Strauss’ daunting score nine years to the week since they first paired Mozart and Strauss in our inaugural installment of wind serenades.
Monday, April 30 – 7:30 p.m.
Felix Mendelssohn – Overture to Paulus
Aaron Jay Kernis – Musica Celestis
Jean Sibelius – Symphony No. 3 in C
Mendelssohn’s noble overture to Paulus sets the stage for an evening of uplifting music. Kernis’ spacious and enchanting celestial music soothes the soul. The triumphant third symphony of Sibelius brings an adventurous season to a close.
FRANKLIN SUBSCRIPTION PRICING
Masterworks Concert Series (four concerts)
Adults: $80 | $100 | $130
Students/Military: $50 | $65 | $100
Ticketing handled by the Franklin Theatre
Address: 419 Main St, Franklin, TN
Telephone: (615) 538-2076
Box Office hours:
Sunday & Monday, Noon – 5:00 PM
Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
About The Gateway Chamber Orchestra
: Conducted by Gregory Wolynec, the GCO was formed in 2008 and is recognized as one of the leading new American ensembles. Comprised of professional musicians from Middle Tennessee and beyond, the GCO specializes in presenting traditional masterworks, overlooked treasures, and contemporary American compositions. The GCO’s recordings have received critical acclaim in publications such as the American Record Guide
and Fanfare Magazine
. Engaging 5,000 Middle Tennessee students annually with classical music through free performances, innovative educational outreach, and interactive Children’s Concerts, the GCO is committed to building new audiences for tomorrow. Funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission. Visit gatewaychamberorchestra.com
to learn more.