Signature Symphony News
Signature Symphony at TCC Performs World Premiere of Work by Tulsa Composer
Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College finishes the 2017-2018 season with the world premiere from a Tulsa composer and the second installment of “The Mahler Project.” The Signature Classics performance “Mahler & Faingold” is 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 21 at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education on the TCC Southeast Campus, 10300 East 81st Street.
Tulsa Sings! Finalists Compete for Grand Prize
The six finalists in Tulsa Sings! will compete in the final round of the vocal competition with performances April 6 & 7 with the Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College. The finalists are Dennis Crookedacre, Kelly Ford, Kristi Grady, Tommy Mason, Emily Thresher, and Allison Walden.
Signature Symphony’s “Made in America” Features Tulsa Composer
Music written by one of the most respected American classical composers of the twentieth century Aaron Copland and a composition from Tulsa’s own Joseph Rivers will headline the Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College concert. “Made in America” is 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 17 at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education on the TCC Southeast Campus, 10300 East 81st Street.
“I believe one of our jobs as an American orchestra is to present music written by American composers,” said Andrés Franco, Signature Symphony at TCC Music Director. “Since the beginning of my tenure in Tulsa, we have presented music by Bernstein, Copland, and Gershwin, as well as works by living composers such as Jennifer Higdon, Peter Boyer, and Michael Daugherty. This season we continue this, while putting an emphasis on local connections.”
Evening Features Greatest Opera Music Written
The fine art of combining an engrossing drama with a stirring musical score gave the world opera. Now, Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College will feature some of the greatest opera music ever written with “A Night at the Opera,” 7:30 p.m., January 27 at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education on the TCC Southeast Campus.
Signature Symphony Expands Rush Tickets to Include Teachers
Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College expands who can buy rush tickets to include teachers and educators. Students and teachers can now buy rush tickets for $5 one-hour prior to show time for any Signature Symphony performance.
“The mission of Signature Symphony focuses on education and it is important for us to recognize the hard work of our area educators. This is one way we can help show our gratitude and appreciation for educating our state,” Andrés Franco, Signature Symphony Music Director said.