In a program of grandeur fitting for Walt Disney Concert Hall, two monumental 20th century works take centerstage: Prokofiev’s powerful second piano concert and Shostakovich’s crowd-pleasing fifth symphony. A fast-paced work by Colburn’s Director of Conducting opens the concert.
ESA-PEKKA SALONEN Helix
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5
Experience great artistry as students from the Conservatory of Music perform solo and chamber works in this weekly recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.
Music Academy students show off their talents in this intimate recital series featuring a delightful mix of repertoire. This performance will be livestreamed.
Experience the talent and creativity of Colburn’s distinguished faculty artists as they perform their own curated programs with friends and students. This concert features works by Vivaldi, Bach, Rameau, Milandre, Stamitz, and Arne.
RAMEAU Pièces de clavecin en concert: Troisième Concert
MILANDRE Pièces pour la Viole d’Amour avec la Basse
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major
STAMITZ Sonata in D Major for Viola d’amore and Basso
ARNE Sonata No. 4 in D Minor for Harpsichord
VIVALDI Concerto in D Minor for Viola d’amore
Join fellow patrons, artists, and students for the Celebrate Colburn Gala, our hallmark annual event featuring exuberant performances and comradery to raise philanthropic support for scholarships and academic programs. This season's gala will be a mid-day brunch affair, including an inspired performance in Zipper Hall under the baton of Maestro James Conlon. Tickets now available for purchase!
Violinist Arnaud Sussmann leads an in-depth master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. Arnaud Sussmann is a violinist with a unique sound and a strong passion for chamber music. Winner of a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant, he is an in-demand soloist and regular fixture in chamber festivals across the country.
Students in the Colburn Conservatory Brass Studio show off their talents in this intimate recital, featuring a delightful mix of repertoire.
Directed by Ted Atkatz, the Colburn Contemporary Ensemble takes over Performance Forum with a program of original works from innovative 20th and 21st-century composers. This performance will be livestreamed.
Arnaud Sussmann is a violinist with a unique sound and a strong passion for chamber music. An in-demand soloist who appears regularly with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, he takes the Colburn stage for a program blending classic and contemporary. This performance will be livestreamed.
HAYDN String Quartet in G Major. Op. 76, No. 1
KRÁSA Tanec (Dance) for String Trio
ANDREW NORMAN Gran Turismo for Violin Octet
DOHNÁNYI Sextet in C Major for Clarinet, Horn, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano
Violinist Shunske Sato leads a baroque-focus master class with Colburn students, offering a rare glimpse into the artistic, creative, and learning processes. Sato will also perform a short recital. Violinist Shunske Sato is equally at home as a soloist or an ensemble leader, whether on the baroque or modern violin. Historically informed practice of all eras inspires Shunske; the parameters of the past are essential for him in bringing the music into the present. He is particularly involved in cutting-edge research of 19th century performance practices, and gives lectures and workshops on the topic.
The Baroque Ensemble presents Bach's famous Brandenburg Concertos in their entirety. Bach's kaleidoscopic scoring allows Colburn's talented students to shine in multiple solo roles, and the intimate space of Thayer Hall will facilitate a performance of these beloved works with their original, leaner instrumental forces. This performance will be livestreamed.
Students from the Conservatory of Music present dazzling chamber works in this intimate recital series. This performance will be livestreamed.
Student creativity takes center stage as Colburn Dance Academy artists present a program of their original works. This performance will be livestreamed.
Talented ensembles from the Conservatory of Music present programs of beloved chamber works.
This elite conductorless chamber orchestra comprised of talented young musicians brings to life rich programs of orchestral works. This concert includes performances by winners of the Music Academy Concerto Competition. This performance will be livestreamed.
Music Academy students perform thrilling works for two pianos in this year-end concert. This performance will be livestreamed.
Under the baton of conductor Elias Brown, soloists from the Conservatory perform concerto movements with the Colburn Orchestra. This performance will be livestreamed.
Led by Maxim Eshkenazy, the Community School chamber orchestra presents a rich program of varied work.