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MASTERWORKS

The Fresno Philharmonic kicks off its 62nd season with the amazing cellist Lynn Harrell performing two concertos!

DATES:
Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 * 3:00 PM
William Saroyan Theatre
ARTIST:

Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Lynn Harrell, cello

MUSIC:
Shostakovich Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2
Schumann  Cello Concerto
Bloch  Schelomo
R Strauss  Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

A sonic spectacular! Maestro Kuchar and the Fresno Philharmonic Bruckner's majestic Symphony No. 7.

DATES:
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 * 7:30 pm
Sunday, Oct 18, 2015 * 3:00 PM
Paul Shaghoian Hall
ARTIST:
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Pascal Rogé, piano
MUSIC:
Walter Saul   Kiev 2014:  Rhapsody for Oboe and Orchestra
Saint-Saens  Piano Concerto No. 5, Egyptian
Bruckner  Symphony No. 7

Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley joins us for an all Brahms program featuring the Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 1.

DATES:
Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 * 7:30 pm
Sunday, Jan 17, 2016 * 3:00 pm
Paul Shaghoian Hall
ARTIST:
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Noah Bendix-Balgley, violin
MUSIC:
Brahms  Hungarian Dances 
Brahms Violin Concerto
Brahms Symphony No. 1

Perfect for Valentine's Day! A musical tour of Italy with violin virtuoso Francsca Dego.

DATES:
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 * 7:30 pm
Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 * 3:00 PM
Paul Shaghoian Hall
ARTIST:
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Francesca Dego, violin
MUSIC:
Verdi  I vespri siciliani Overture
Paganini  Violin Concerto No. 1
Casella  Paganiniana
Tchaikovsky  Francesca da Rimini

Fresno favorite Sergei Babayan performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 4.

DATES:
Sunday, Mar 13, 2016 * 3:00 PM
William Saroyan Theatre
ARTIST:
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Sergei Babayan, piano
MUSIC:
Sibelius  Pohjola's Daughter
Rachmaninov  Piano Concerto No. 4
Nielsen  Symphony No. 4, Inextinguishable

The Masterworks series concludes with three Kuchar specialties by Dvorak, Kalinnikov and Prokofiev's exciting Alexander Nevsky.

DATES:
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 * 3:00 PM
William Saroyan Theatre
ARTIST:
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Fresno Master Chorale
Fresno State Chorus
MUSIC:
Dvořák  Biblical Songs
Kalinnikov  Symphony No. 1
Prokofiev  Alexander Nevsky



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