Charlotte Symphony 2016-17 season: new percussion concerto, choral works

Posted on: February 23, 2016

North Carolina’s Charlotte Symphony has announced its 2016-17 season, which opens on September 30 with Music Director Christopher Warren-Green leading an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring the Hamlet Fantasy Overture, Symphony No. 4, and Violin Concerto with soloist Esther Yoo. Also planned are Peter Maxwell Davies’s An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise, Elgar’s Serenade for Strings, and a new percussion concerto by Leonard Mark Lewis, featuring CSO Principal Percussionist Leonardo Soto as soloist. The orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, Brahms’s Symphony No. 1, Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7, and Schubert’s Symphony No. 9. Choral works planned for the season include Bruckner’s Psalm 150 and Te Deum, Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection”), with the Charlotte Symphony Chorus. 

Posted February 23, 2016