Marin Alsop with Laura Jackson at the Ravinia Festival

Ravinia Festival Pavilion 200 Ravinia Park Road, Highland Park, IL

Laura was awarded one of the initial Taki Fellowships by pioneering woman conductor Marin Alsop. The Ravinia Festival features Alsop and several of her proteges in performances at the Chicago Symphony’s summer home. Laura performs as one of three conductors in Michael Daugherty’s TIME MACHINE, which divides the ensemble into three parts performing in different […]

$15 – $145

Reno Phil Classix #1: Scheherazade

Reno Pioneer Center 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV

Our Saturday night opening concert: Rising compositional talent Carlos Simon kicks off the season with selections from Tales: A Folklore Symphony. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff for piano and orchestra is 24 variations on a famous and challenging violin solo. The concert also features Rimsky-Korsakov’s most popular work, Scheherazade. Based on the story One […]

$31

Reno Phil Classix #1: Scheherazade

Reno Pioneer Center 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV

Our traditional Sunday matinee: Rising compositional talent Carlos Simon kicks off the season with selections from Tales: A Folklore Symphony. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff for piano and orchestra is 24 variations on a famous and challenging violin solo. The concert also features Rimsky-Korsakov’s most popular work, Scheherazade. Based on the story One Thousand […]

$31

Reno Phil Classix #2: The Organ Symphony

Reno Pioneer Center 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV

Live and In-Person or watch at home online This program opens with the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor by J.S. Bach orchestrated by legendary conductor Leopold Stokowski. Our fantastic Principal Trombonist, Jim Albrecht, will be the featured soloist for Bert Appermont’s Colors for Trombone, an imaginative piece that explores the wide color palette of […]

$31

Reno Phil Classix #2: The Organ Symphony

Reno Pioneer Center 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV

Live and In-Person or watch at home online This program opens with the famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor by J.S. Bach orchestrated by legendary conductor Leopold Stokowski. Our fantastic Principal Trombonist, Jim Albrecht, will be the featured soloist for Bert Appermont’s Colors for Trombone, an imaginative piece that explores the wide color palette of […]

$31

Reno Phil Classix #3: Grieg’s Piano Concerto

Reno Pioneer Center 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV

Our third concert opens with composer Dai Wei’s pulsating effervescent overture “The Dancing Moonlight.” The title offers a great description of Wei’s tone picture. Next is one of my favorite concertos. From its grand opening arpeggios to its tour-de-force finale, Grieg’s masterpiece is one of the most popular-and most recognizable-piano concertos ever written. Hear it […]

$31

Reno Phil Classix #3: Grieg’s Piano Concerto

Reno Pioneer Center 100 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV

Our third Reno Phil Classix concert opens with composer Dai Wei’s pulsating effervescent overture “The Dancing Moonlight.” The title offers a great description of Wei’s tone picture. Next is one of my favorite concertos. From its grand opening arpeggios to its tour-de-force finale, Grieg’s masterpiece is one of the most popular-and most recognizable-piano concertos ever […]

$31