• Classics – Mahler & Faingold

    Saturday, April 21, 2018
    Van Trease PACE

    Noam Faingold, Director of Tulsa’s bART Conservatory, opens a night of music with the highly anticipated world premiere of Others. Faingold begins a circle of life, and the Signature Symphony is delighted to conclude the evening with love and hope from the second installment of our Mahler Project. Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, which he composed at the dawn of the twentieth century, touches on the universality of life, love, and death. The 4th movement, Adagietto, is a  musical love letter to Mahler’s wife
    Alma and the Signature Symphony invites you to take in what is notably his most famous work.

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  • CONGRATULATIONS Tulsa Sings! Winners!

    Broken Arrow’s Alison Walden was named the 2018 Tulsa Sings! Champion.

    Tommy Mason of Tulsa was voted “Audience Favorite.”

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  • Signature Symphony at TCC Celebrates 40 Years: A Season of Favorites

    Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College celebrates 40 years of entertaining Tulsa area audiences with the 2018-2019 season. The year-long celebration promises to highlight audience favorites and feature returning guest artists from the professional orchestra’s history. In preparation for the 40th anniversary season, Signature Symphony asked audience members, sponsors, musicians, and advisory board members about their favorite concerts.

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CONGRATULATIONS Tulsa Sings! Winners!

Broken Arrow’s Alison Walden was named the 2018 Tulsa Sings! Champion.
Tommy Mason of Tulsa was voted “Audience Favorite.”

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Classics – Mahler & Faingold

April 21, 2018

Noam Faingold, Director of Tulsa’s bART Conservatory, opens a night of music with the highly
anticipated world premiere of Others. Faingold begins a circle of life, and the Signature Symphony is delighted
to conclude the evening with love and hope from the second installment of our Mahler Project. Gustav
Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, which he composed at the dawn of the twentieth century, touches on the
universality of life, love, and death. The 4th movement, Adagietto, is a musical love letter to Mahler’s wife
Alma and the Signature Symphony invites you to take in what is notably his most famous work.

LEARN MORE


Signature Symphony at TCC Celebrates 40 Years: A Season of Favorites

Signature Symphony at TCC Celebrates 40 Years: A Season of Favorites

Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College celebrates 40 years of entertaining Tulsa area audiences with the 2018-2019 season. The year-long celebration promises to highlight audience favorites and feature returning guest artists from the professional orchestra’s history. In preparation for the 40th anniversary season, Signature Symphony asked audience members, sponsors, musicians, and advisory board members about their favorite concerts.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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The Maestro: Andres Franco

Starting his third season as Signature Symphony at TCC’s Music Director, ANDRÉS FRANCO continues to delight audiences with his imaginative programming and energetic style. Mr. Franco also serves as Associate Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Principa; Conductor of Caminos del Inka.

A native of Colombia, Mr. Franco is dedicated to preserving and performing the music of the Americas. As principal conductor of Caminos del Inka, he has led many performances of works by Latin American composers, such as Jimmy López, Diego Luzuriaga and the famous Argentine composer Ástor Piazzolla.

Andrés Franco formerly served as music director of the Philharmonia of Kansas City, as associate and resident conductor of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and as Leonard Slatkin’s assistant conductor during the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

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