Martin Majkut Music Director

16-17 Season

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Masterworks Concert Sponsors

Ashland Performances Sponsored By: Robert Pohl
Medford performances Sponsored By: Anonymous


Masterworks 1

Ashland Friday, Oct. 21 ♦ Medford Saturday, Oct. 22 ♦ Grants Pass Sunday, Oct. 23
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“Jennifer Frautschi… stole the show with a commanding, incisive and absolutely riveting performance.” The Washington Post

Rautavaara:  Anadyomene

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Jennifer Frautschi, violin

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9

Masterworks Series Ashland performances
Sponsored by Bob Pohl
Masterworks Series Medford performances
Sponsored by Anonymous
Soloist Sponsored by Bill & Sarah Epstein
Medford Concert Sponsored by Anne Diller

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Masterworks 2

Ashland Friday, Nov. 11 ♦ Medford Saturday, Nov. 12 ♦ Grants Pass Sunday, Nov. 13
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“A dynamic artist who wraps his heart around lyrical phrases.” The Plain Dealer

Liszt: Mazeppa
Liszt: Totentanz
Alexander Ghindin, piano

Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead

Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Alexander Ghindin, piano

Masterworks Series Ashland performances
Sponsored by Bob Pohl
Masterworks Series Medford performances
Sponsored by Anonymous
Soloist Sponsored by Barbara Johnson
Medford Concert Sponsored by Anne Diller

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Holiday Concert

Grants Pass Thursday, Dec. 1 ♦ Medford Friday, Dec. 2 ♦ Ashland Saturday, Dec. 3
Jan Gossaert Virgin and Child

“It’s truly astonishing to find so many ‘heavenly’ tunes in a single piece of music, beyond the immortal ‘Hallelujah Chorus,’ it’s like a treasure chest packed with musical gems.” Martin Majkut

Rutter: Magnificat

Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion)

 

Featuring Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
José Luis Muñoz, counter-tenor
David Walton, tenor
Jeffrey Fields, baritone
The Southern Oregon Repertory Singers
Paul French, Artistic Director

Martin Majkut, Conductor

 

Vocal soloists Sponsored by Will & Gretchen Van Ert
Repertory Singers Sponsored by Anne F. Decker
Ashland Concert Sponsored by Donna Ritchie

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*Please note that there will be no pre-concert lecture offered before the Holiday performances.

 


Masterworks 3

Ashland Friday, Jan. 27 ♦ Medford Saturday, Jan. 28 ♦ Grants Pass Sunday, Jan. 29
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“A beautifully balanced approach… refined yet impetuous, noble yet spirited” New York Times

Lejava: Candide
U.S. PREMIERE

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Alon Goldstein, piano

Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”

Masterworks Series Ashland performances
Sponsored by Bob Pohl
Masterworks Series Medford performances
Sponsored by Anonymous
Soloist Sponsored by Helen Hanson

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Masterworks 4

Ashland Friday, Feb. 24 ♦ Medford Saturday, Feb 25 ♦ Grants Pass Sunday, Feb. 26
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“A confident panache born of natural virtuosity… ” In the Limelight

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3

Vasilenko: Concerto Poem for Trumpet
Dan Kocurek, trumpet

Piazolla: Libertango
Dan Kocurek, trumpet

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Masterworks Series Ashland performances
Sponsored by Bob Pohl
Masterworks Series Medford performances
Sponsored by Anonymous
Soloist Sponsored by Robin & Jane Blomquist

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Masterworks 5

Medford Friday, May 5 ♦ Medford Saturday, May 6 ♦ Grants Pass Sunday, May 7
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“The forty-two voice ensemble, has performed to acclaim throughout the Northwest since 1986 with many of Southern Oregon’s leading musical organizations.” Ashland Chamber of Commerce

Sibelius: Valse Triste from Kuolema

Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Jodi French, piano
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers

Mozart: Requiem
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers
Martin Majkut, Conductor

Masterworks Series Ashland performances
Sponsored by Bob Pohl
Masterworks Series Medford performances
Sponsored by Anonymous
Vocal Soloists Sponsored by Paul & Rebecca Smith
Repertory Singers Sponsored by Anne F. Decker

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Note: There will be no performance in Ashland. Friday and Saturday performances will be in Medford.


This program is partially funded through Ashland Lodging tax revenues.

The Rogue Valley Symphony receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts.

This program is supported by a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust.

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