Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s coming season: U.S. and international orchestras and soloists

Posted on: January 31, 2020

“The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by acclaimed conductor Riccardo Muti … will perform multiple concerts in March 2021 as part of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s 2020-21 season,” writes Jeffrey Miller in Tuesday’s (1/28) Orange County Register (CA). “The society, which brings in orchestras, chamber ensembles and soloists from around the world to perform in Orange County, will celebrate its 67th season with appearances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. The season will also feature the debut [of] a new piano series with soloists Jeremy Denk, Seong-Jin Cho, Leif Ove Andsnes, George Li and Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Other soloists who will appear during the season include violinist Joshua Bell, bassist Edgar Meyer, guitarist Sérgio Assad, mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie Von Otter, cellist Alisa Weilerstein, pianist Vadym Kholodenko and saxophonist Branford Marsalis.” Other orchestras in the coming season will include Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; Israel Philharmonic led by Lahav Shani; Orchester Wiener Akademie led by Martin Haselböck; Bach Collegium Japan led by Masaaki Suzuki; Moscow State Symphony Orchestra; and Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen led by Trevor Pinnock.