Season Opener!

Wharton Center for Performing Arts

The Lansing Symphony begins their 93rd season with "Bloom", a world premiere by LSO’s Composer in Residence Patrick Harlin. Also on the program, Adé Williams, Sphinx Competition Prize Winner, will join the symphony to perform the colorful and sonorous "Violin Concerto" of Samuel Barber. Known for revolutionizing the world of ballet music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s symphonic style often reflected those same dramatic and expressive elements for which his dance music was celebrated. His "Symphony No. 5" is filled with the depth of expression and voluptuous orchestrations that has made this work, and this composer, a perennial favorite.


Timothy Muffitt

Adé Williams


Bloom (World Premiere)

Patrick Harlin

Violin Concerto, op. 14

Samuel Barber

Symphony No. 5, op. 64, E minor

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky