Pensacola Symphony Orchestra

Pensacola Symphony Orchestra

The 94th season comes to a close with the heroic music of triumph. Composer Libby Larsen will join us from the stage to discuss her own work, Symphony No. 1, Water Music, and the pieces and composers that have inspired her, including Respighi’s Fountains of Rome and Sibelius’ majestic Symphony No. 2.

Music to Love - Upcoming Concerts

Music to Love - Upcoming Concerts

February is bringing us a wonderful assortment of concerts!  Last weekend saw the performances of works by Joan Tower and Amy Beach by the Springfield Symphony (read an excellent review at MassLive), as well as Libby Larsen’s Symphony No. 4 by the California Chamber Orchestra. This weekend Orchestra Seattle | Seattle Chamber Singers will perform Lili Boulanger’s Psalm 129, as well as Karitas habundat by Hildegard von Bingen, as well as and the swallow by Caroline Shaw.  Read program notes here! Also this weekend Symphony of the Potomac will perform Florence Price’s Symphony No. 3 in a concert that will also include…

Monday Link Round Up: October 23, 2017

News to start your week! Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble celebrated women composers this past weekend in a concert titled “Music She Wrote”.  The concert included works by Jennifer Higdon and Libby Larsen.  New Hampshire Public Radio has the story – read – and listen to the broadcast version – online.   Join the Women Composers Festival of Hartford for a Women in Music Networking Reception on November 10! Learn more at their website – and support their 2018 Festival through their Generosity Campaign.   The Utah Symphony has three new violinists – Hannah Linz, Evgenia Zharzhavskaya and Bonnie Terry.  The Salt…

Works by Women this Weekend

It’s another full weekend of concerts featuring the works of historic and contemporary women composers – from coast to coast!  We are proud to have been able to support both of these organizations through WPA Performance Grants. On the East Coast the National String Symphonia, based in Frederick MD, is presenting a concert on March 18 & 19 entitled COMPOS(H)ERS: Words Modern and Classic spans two centuries of women making music.  Included composers are Pamela Harrison, Elena Ruehr, Liana Alexandra, Ethel Smyth, Libby Larsen, and the world premiere of a new work by Beth Anderson.  Find out more information here.  …