Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will lead the Juilliard Orchestra’s season-opening concert at Alice Tully Hall, the first of more than twelve programs during the 2016-17 season. Gražinytė-Tyla will conduct Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and Raminta Šerkšnytė’s 2010 composition Fires. Conductors scheduled to lead other 2016-17 programs at Juilliard include James Gaffigan, Edward Gardner, Alan Gilbert, Susanna Mälkki, Anne Manson, Jeffrey Milarsky, Steven Osgood, Peter Oundjian, and Carlos Miguel Prieto. Repertoire, in addition to symphonies by Dvořák, Mahler, Mozart, and Shostakovich, will include John Adams’s Doctor Atomic Symphony, Stravinsky’s Four Etudes for Orchestra, and Bartók’s Miraculous Mandarin Suite. The orchestra will perform in two Juilliard operas—Jonathan Dove’s Flight and Janacek’s Katya Kabanova—and in a “Juilliard Dances Repertory” presentation of choreographer Robert Alston’s Sheer Bravado, set to Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
Posted July 15, 2016