Schedule


December 6, 2017, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Virginia G. Piper Theater
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Scottsdale, AZ

Handel | Messiah, HWV 56

Shannon Mercer, soprano
Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
William Berger, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


December 7, 2017, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

American Lutheran Church
Sun City, AZ

Handel | Messiah, HWV 56

Shannon Mercer, soprano
Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
William Berger, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


December 8, 2017, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Ikeda Theatre
Mesa Arts Center
Mesa, AZ

Handel | Messiah, HWV 56

Shannon Mercer, soprano
Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
William Berger, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


December 9, 2017, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Camelback Bible Church
Paradise Valley, AZ

Handel | Messiah, HWV 56

Shannon Mercer, soprano
Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
William Berger, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


December 10, 2017, at 3:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Pinnacle Presbyterian Church
Scottsdale, AZ

Handel | Messiah, HWV 56

Shannon Mercer, soprano
Avery Amereau, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
William Berger, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


January 12, 2018, at 11:00 am

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Mahler | Symphony No.10 (Ratz): 1st movement (Adagio) only
Brahms | Symphony No.1, op.68, C minor
· I. Un poco sostenuto; Allegro
· II. Andante sostenuto
· IV. Adagio; Più andante; Allegro non troppo, ma con brio


January 12, 2018, at 7:30 pm

January 13, 2018, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Mahler | Symphony No.10 (Ratz): 1st movement (Adagio) only
Bernstein |
Symphony No.1 (Jeremiah)
Brahms |
Symphony No.1, op.68, C minor

Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano


January 14, 2018, at 3:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Prescott, AZ

Mahler | Symphony No.10 (Ratz): 1st movement (Adagio) only
Bernstein |
Symphony No.1 (Jeremiah)
Brahms |
Symphony No.1, op.68, C minor

Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano


February 1, 2018, at 8:00 pm

NOVA Chamber Music Series & Utah Opera

Venue TBD
Salt Lake City, UT

Michael Hersch | On the Threshold of Winter

Ah Young Hong, soprano


February 9, 2018, at 7:30 pm

February 10, 2018, at 7:30 pm

February 11, 2018, at 2:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Mozart | Symphony No.35, K.385, D major (Haffner)
Arnold Schoenberg |
Verklärte Nacht, op.4 (1943 version) (Transfigured Night)
Beethoven |
Concerto, Piano, No.5, op.73, E-flat major (Emperor)

Denis Kozhukhin, piano


February 23, 2018, at 11:00 am

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Schumann | Symphony No.4, op.120, D minor (1851 revision)
· I. Ziemlich langsam - Lebhaft
· IV. Langsam - Lebhaft
Brahms | Concerto, Violin, op.77, D major

Friederike Starkloff, violin


February 23, 2018, at 7:30 pm

February 24, 2018, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Webern | Passacaglia, op.1
Schumann | Symphony No.4, op.120, D minor (1851 revision)
Brahms | Concerto, Violin, op.77, D major

Friederike Starkloff, violin


February 25, 2018, at 3:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Prescott, AZ

Schumann | Symphony No.4, op.120, D minor (1851 revision)
Brahms | Concerto, Violin, op.77, D major

Friederike Starkloff, violin


March 2, 2018, at 7:30 pm

March 3, 2018, at 7:30 pm

March 4, 2018, at 2:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Bernstein | West Side Story

Darren Katz, director
Jennifer Weber, choreographer


March 16, 2018, at 11:00 am

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Korngold | Concerto, Violin, op.35, D major
Tchaikovsky | Symphony No.5, op.64, TH 29, E minor
· I. Andante - Allegro con anima
· II. Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza
· IV. Finale: Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace

Steven Moeckel, violin


March 16, 2018, at 7:30 pm

March 17, 2018, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Kenneth Fuchs | New Work (World Premiere)
Korngold | Concerto, Violin, op.35, D major
Tchaikovsky | Symphony No.5, op.64, TH 29, E minor

Steven Moeckel, violin


March 18, 2018, at 3:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Prescott, AZ

Korngold | Concerto, Violin, op.35, D major
Tchaikovsky | Symphony No.5, op.64, TH 29, E minor

Steven Moeckel, violin


March 25, 2018, at 3:00 pm

Civic Orchestra of Chicago

South Shore Cultural Center
Chicago, IL

Bernstein | Candide: Overture
Ellington | The River
· Spring
· Lake
· Giggling Rapids
Barber | Essay No.2, op.17
Jennifer Higdon | blue cathedral
Copland | Appalachian Spring: Suite


April 13, 2018, at 11:00 am

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Nina Young | Agnosco Veteris
Mendelssohn | Symphony No.3, op.56, A minor (Scottish)


April 13, 2018, at 7:30 pm

April 14, 2018, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Nina Young | Agnosco Veteris
Elgar | Concerto, Violoncello, op.85, E minor
Mendelssohn | Symphony No.3, op.56, A minor (Scottish)

István Várdai, cello


April 15, 2018, at 3:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Prescott, AZ

Elgar | Concerto, Violoncello, op.85, E minor
Mendelssohn | Symphony No.3, op.56, A minor (Scottish)

István Várdai, cello


May 11, 2018, at 7:30 pm

May 12, 2018, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Schubert | Symphony, D.759, B minor (Unfinished)
Brahms | Ein deutsches Requiem, op.45 (A German Requiem)

Maria Valdes, soprano
Rod Gilfry, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


May 13, 2018, at 3:00 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Yavapai College Performing Arts Center
Prescott, AZ

Schubert | Symphony, D.759, B minor (Unfinished)
Brahms | Ein deutsches Requiem, op.45 (A German Requiem)

Maria Valdes, soprano
Rod Gilfry, baritone
The Phoenix Symphony Chorus


June 1, 2018, at 7:30 pm

June 2, 2018, at 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Symphony

Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ

Bernstein | Candide: Overture
Adam Schoenberg | Concerto, Violin
Rachmaninoff | Symphony No.2, op.27, E minor

Anne Akiko Meyers, violin