The Winston Salem Symphony's 2021-2022 Season
Streaming On Demand Package - Includes six virtual concerts
10.08.21 Lark Ascending
11.19.21 Wild Dreams
03.15.22 American Soundscapes
05.06.22 The Creation
While visiting England in the late 1700s, Haydn was overwhelmed by Handel’s oratorios and was inspired to compose a choral work of his own. Haydn’s rich tapestry of harmony, orchestration, and word-painting brings to life the texts of Genesis, Psalms, and Milton’s Paradise Lost. His Creation is a...
March 5 & 6 / Streaming on Artarie Mar 16 - Apr 16
Stephen Mulligan, conductor Branford Marsalis, alto saxophone
Gershwin: An American in Paris
John Adams: Saxophone Concerto
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 4, “Autochthonous”
Legendary saxophonist Branford Marsalis’s reput...
After years struggling to complete his first symphony, Brahms wrote to his beloved Clara Schumann that the solution came to him in a dream. The symphony transformed into his first piano concerto, launching the composer to fame by showcasing the awesome power of piano and orchestra. The concert op...
The Winston Salem Symphony presents: The Lark Ascending
Violinist Steven Moeckel returns to perform Vaughan Williams’s uplifting The Lark Ascending, in which the composer, in his wife’s words, “made the violin become both the bird’s song and its flight.” Elgar’s nimble “Enigma” Variations and Si...