Concert Schedule

2020 - 2021 Season

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SAGINAW BAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

2020 – 21 | Music That Moves You

TENTATIVE, SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

This year’s holiday concert be performed via live-streamed/virtual concert for the whole family to enjoy in the comfort of your home. Performances by the Saginaw Bay Brass and Saginaw Bay String Consort will capture the magic of the season. Featured guest performance by the St. Lorenz Chamber Singers.

Tickets for this performance will be available for purchase starting November 23.

Sunday, December 13

Friday November 27th 2020

Your Holiday shopping is in the bag!  Give the gift of Music for the remainder of the year with the SBSO Virtual Concert Bundle.  Our virtual concerts are $12 each, by purchasing our Virtual Concert Bundle, you can save $6 on the remaining three concerts.

When purchasing the virtual bundle, you are automatically registered for our upcoming virtual concerts, February 13, Sultans of Strings, March 27, Zoom and Zip, and May 15, A Musical Journey.

Saturday, February 13, 2021

A program for strings, bookended by Romantic works by Grieg, a Norwegian, and Dvořák, from Bohemia (now the Czech Republic). In between we hear two seasonal works, Winter by Piazzolla and Winter by Vivaldi, both with the SBSO concertmaster, Eliot Heaton, as soloist.

Tickets for this performance will be available for purchase starting January 18.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

A contemporary piece by a female Australian composer opens the concert, before we go back in time to 18th-century Austria for one of Mozart’s most delightful concertos for horn and orchestra (with SBSO’s own Bruce Bonnell as soloist) and finish the show with an equally uplifting work influenced by Mozart, Schubert’s Symphony no. 5.

Tickets for this performance will be available for purchase starting March 8.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

A quirkish 20th-century take on charming 18th-century music (Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite), a 20th-century Brazilian marimba concerto by Ney Rosauro, and Beethoven’s lovely Symphony no. 8 complete the season.

Tickets for this performance will be available for purchase starting April 26.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Albinoni, Adagio for organ and strings in G minor
Grazyna Bacewicz, Concerto for string orchestra
Mozart, Symphony no. 40 in G minor

Our virtual will be featured on QTV Delta College. The concert opens with the well-known Adagio for organ and strings by Italian Baroque composer Albinoni. Then follows a vigorous Concerto for String Orchestra by Polish
composer Grazyna Bacewicz, which she wrote in 1948. The concert ends with one of Mozart’s best loved pieces for orchestra, his Symphony no.40 in G minor.

*These concerts are currently scheduled as hybrid concerts (limited live audience, as well as live-streamed). Live audiences may be subject to change.

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