Schedule

July 20 & 21, 2024

Wintergreen Music Festival

Dunlop Pavillion
Wintergreen Resort, VA

Louis Lohraseb, conductor
David Bjella, cello

Carlos Simon: Fate Now Conquers
Dmitrii Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

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July 25, 2024

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

Fate Now Conquers - Carlos Simon

Violin Concerto - Samuel Barber

Symphony No. 4 - Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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1, August, 2024

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Woodlawn Community Center
Cincinnati, OH

John Williams: Olympic Fanfare and Theme

Carlos Simon: City of Lights from Profiles
George Gershwin: "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
Arturo Márquez: Danzón No. 2

Franz Joseph Haydn: Franz Joseph Haydn

Jennifer Higdon: Amazing Grace (strings only)
William Grant Still: LENOX AVE.: "BLUES"

Charlie Smalls: "Home" from The Wiz
Antonín Dvorák: Finale from Symphony No. 9 From the New World
Leonard Bernstein: Overture to West Side Story

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August 18, 2024

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Tanglewood Music Festival
Lenox/Stockbridge, MA

Carlos SIMON Fate Now Conquers
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Earl Lee, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

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August 13, 14, 16, 18, 21 , 2024

European Union Youth Orchestra

Bolzano Teatro Comunale, KKL Luzern, Usher Hall Edinburgh, Wolkenturm Grafenegg, Konzerthaus Berlin
European Tour

SimonFate Now Conquers

BrittenA Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34

StraussDon Quixote Op. 35

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September 14

National Symphony Orchestra

Celebrate the genius of American composers as the NSO performs Aaron Copland’s Suite from Billy the Kid and selections from his Old American Songs, Jessie Montgomery’s Banner, and Here I Stand—a new NSO co-commission by Carlos Simon and librettist Dan Harder. Grammy–winning bass-baritone Morris Robinson and The Washington Chorus join for this special concert.

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September 14, 2024

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Last Night of the Proms - Royal Albert Hall
London, UK

The stars gather for an end-of-season party like no other. Joining the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus and BBC Singers are Grammy Award-winning American soprano Angel Blue and one of Britain’s best-loved pianists, Sir Stephen Hough. Sakari Oramo returns to the podium for the world’s biggest classical music party.

The programme features the World Premiere of Hellfighters' Blues by Carlos Simon.

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September 15, 2024

South Bend Symphony Orchestra

Morris Performing Arts Center
South Bend, IN

Carlos Simon – Four Black American Dances

Poulenc – Les Biches

Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring

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September 19, 2024

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Hall
Boston, MA

Season opening gala

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Lang Lang and Gina Alice Redlinger, pianos
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Keila Wakao, violin

Carlos SIMON New work (world premiere; BSO commission)
RAVEL Tzigane, for violin and orchestra
CANTELOUBE Selection of Songs of the Auvergne
SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals, for pianos and orchestra
RAVEL La Valse

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September 28, 2024

National Symphony Orchestra

Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Washington, DC

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Yunchan Lim, piano

Carlos Simon: Four Black American Dances
Mel Bonis: Pavane; Sarabande; Bourrée
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Maurice Ravel: La Valse

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September 25, 26 & 28, 2024

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto, ON

Carlos Simon Wake Up! Concerto for Orchestra (Canadian Première)
Beethoven
Triple Concerto
Mussorgsky/orch. Gorchakov
Pictures at an Exhibition

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November 8 & 9 2024

Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Nashville, TN

Carlos Simon:The Block

Antonín Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, Opus 72

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra

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November 15, 17, 2024

Delaware Symphony Orchestra

The Grand Opera House
Wilmington, DE

Carlos Simon: Fate Now Conquers

Shostakovich: Concerto for Violoncello No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

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December 6, 7, 8, 2024

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra Hall
Detroit, MI

Carlos SIMON Four Black American Dances
BARBER Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY: Selections from The Nutcracker Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY/ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN(arr. Tyzik) The Nutcracker Suite

Jader Bignamini, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

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February 6, 7, 8 2025

Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Nashville, TN

Carlos Simon:Fate Now Conquers

Maurice Ravel:Shéhérazade

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (“Choral”)

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February 14-16, 2025

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Heinz Hall
Pittsburgh, PA

CARLOS SIMON: Four Black American Dances
SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No. 3
DVORÁK: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"

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