This fall, the Redlands Symphony begins a new season of musical exploration. Music Director Ransom Wilson is leading us on a tour of deeply personal works which showcase the broad diversity of orchestral music in the world.
Delight in pieces you love. And fall in love with pieces you’ve never even met.
Captivate Your Spirit
Internationally-acclaimed pianist François Dumont opens our season with not one, but two great jazz-inspired works for piano and orchestra: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Ravel’s Piano Concerto.
On November 11, the most famous piece ever written by the world’s most famous composer comes to life.
The music of Felix Mendelssohn takes us on journeys to worlds both real and fantastic on January 20.
Stimulate Your Senses
With the breathtaking grandeur of dramatic French masterpieces and epic drama of American classics.
Long a favorite of concert audiences, Copland’s Appalachian Spring was written as a ballet, as seen in this early recording. Come hear this beloved work and be reminded of life’s simple gifts on April 14.
On May 19, Pause for a moment of pure beauty as Kyle Champion brings to life the soaring cello melody of The Swan.
Thrill to the mischief of a curious assistant when The Sorcerer’s Apprentice takes on more than he can handle.
Elevate Your Soul
With the heartfelt hope of music that dares us to dream of a better tomorrow.
Feel the unstoppable optimism of William Grant Still’s musical depiction of “triumph over sorrows through fervent prayer" when our season opens on October 14.
Experience the beauty that exists continually around us in the world as we breathe life into a new piece by Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams.
Learn more about the California Premiere of there is no one, not even the wind
Experience Music From the World Stage, Right Here in Your Own Backyard.
This season, experience the solo virtuosity of our own Carolyn Beck and Kyle Champion, as well as world-famous pianist François Dumont and acclaimed tubist Gene Pokorny.
François Dumont has taken the classical world by storm. On October 14, he launches our season. Here he is playing a piece commonly known as the most difficult ever written for piano: Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit.
Say Farewell to an Old Friend...
Legendary organist and longtime Redlands Symphony partner Frederick Swann gives his final performance.
Frederick Swann is known the world over as one of the greatest organists of our time. For years, we have had the pleasure of regularly hearing him as a soloist with the Redlands Symphony. This season concludes with a dramatic farewell as he joins us for Saint-Saëns’ glorious Organ Symphony.
And Discover New Masterpieces.
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Paris, New York, & Jazz!
Featuring: Ibert, Ravel, Still, and Gershwin