Albany Symphony’s 2021-22 season: in-person and streamed

Posted on: March 26, 2021

“The Albany Symphony unveiled its celebratory 2021-2022 season, which features masterworks … as well as new works by a wide array of today’s composers,” reads an unsigned article in Thursday’s (3/25) Daily Gazette (Schenectady, NY). “The programming for this season has been curated by … David Alan Miller, who is celebrating 30 years as music director…. The concerts will take place in Capital Region concert halls, and streaming options will also be available…. ‘We will … celebrate many of the most exciting composers of our time, including Jessie Montgomery, Viet Cuong, and my dear friend Tania León,’ says Miller…. The season opens in October with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, Eroica [and] Jessie Montgomery’s Coincident Dances…. Viet Cuong’s Concerto for Orchestra, commissioned by the Albany Symphony, will have its world premiere in November….. The season brings first-time and returning composers … including Hannah Kendall, Vivian Fung and Alexis Lamb.… George Tsontakis’ Requiem will be given its world premiere … The season ends with the American Music Festival … featuring John Corigliano’s new Saxophone Concerto and the first American performance of John Williams’ Scherzo for Piano and Orchestra, along with a world premiere by Nina Shekhar and one of Steven Stucky’s final works.”