2020-2021 Season

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Masterworks 1: Earthly Journeys
September 2020

Anne-Marie McDermott

Ashland: Friday, Sept 18, 7:30 pm
Medford: Saturday, Sept 19, 7:30 pm
Grants Pass: Sunday, Sept 20, 3 pm

WEBER: Overture to Euryanthe
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2
   Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

David Ludwig

DAVID LUDWIG: Pangaea
   Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
DEBUSSY: Nocturnes
   with the Women of the Rogue Valley Symphony Chorus


Masterworks 2: Cities of the World
October 2020

Tomás Cotik

Ashland: Friday, Oct 23, 7:30 pm
Medford: Saturday, Oct 24, 7:30 pm
Medford: Sunday, Oct 25, 3 pm

MOZART: Symphony No. 31, “Paris”
PIAZZOLLA: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
   Tomás Cotik, violin
HAYDN: Symphony No. 92, “Oxford”


Masterworks 3: Beethoven’s
250-Year Journey

November 2020

Michael Brown

Ashland: Friday, Nov 20, 7:30 pm
Ashland: Saturday, Nov 21, 7:30 pm
Grants Pass: Sunday, Nov 22, 3 pm

MICHAEL BROWN: Concerto for Piano and Strings
   Michael Brown, piano
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto no. 1
   Michael Brown, piano
BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 7


Masterworks 4: Czech Journeys
January 2021

Dashon Burton

Medford: Friday, Jan 22, 7:30 pm
Medford: Saturday, Jan 23, 7:30 pm
Grants Pass: Sunday, Jan 24, 3 pm

JURAJ FILAS: Egmont – Immortal
U.S. Premiere
MAHLER: Kindertotenlieder
   Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 7
   with photochoreography by Westwater Arts


Masterworks 5: The Love Triangle
February 2021

Vijay Venkatesh

Ashland: Friday, Feb 26, 7:30 pm
Medford: Saturday, Feb 27, 7:30 pm
Medford: Sunday, Feb 28, 3 pm

BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture
CLARA SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto
   Vijay Venkatesh, piano
ROBERT SCHUMANN: Symphony no. 2


Special Concert: America’s Journey
March 2021

Medford: Sunday, Mar 28, 3 pm

SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Symphonic Variations on an African Air
   Featuring Aaron Dworkin’s The American Rhapsody,
   A spoken word performance
PETER BOYER: Ellis Island: The Dream of America
   For seven actors and orchestra

A collaboration with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival


Masterworks 6: Gaea’s Lost Gardens
April 2021

Ashland: Friday, Apr 25, 7:30 pm
Medford: Saturday, Apr 24, 7:30 pm
Grants Pass: Sunday, Apr 25, 3 pm

DVOŘÁK: In Nature’s Realm
DAVID LUDWIG: Seasons Lost
   Danbi Um, violin
   Arnaud Sussmann, violin
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2


Dates, repertoire, and soloists subject to change without notice.