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Alabama Symphony Orchestra tickets present the finest classical/chamber music sound from the Jefferson County. Alabama Symphony Orchestra or ASO is a company that has been serving the cause preserving and promoting music in the greater Birmingham area for a long time. It is an ensemble valued mostly for its high quality performances. Showcasing a wide range of concerts from different music genres, the orchestra has performed brilliantly every time.
The Orchestra has always boasted of an exceptionally talented lineup of musicians. For the past seven decades the collective efforts of the music directors and conductors have brought forth some of the most revered orchestral music pieces. Some of the finest maestros, instrumentalist, soloist, bands and composers have performed as guest of the ASO. It has also been active on the contemporary front presenting music lovers the talent and energy of new composers and their innovative symphonic music.
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra has been working with the aim of making a good difference to the lives of everyone with music. No wonder the ASO is responsible bringing some fantastic live concerts, solo performances, operas and other kind of symphonic play for the entire state of Alabama. The signature sound of the ensemble is very much liked and appreciated throughout the US. The Orchestra also ambitiously works towards sustaining the finer forms of music through educational and national outreach programs. These programs interactively involve children, amateur and aspiring musicians to engage in learning and training in music as an art form. Most importantly the ASO has tried to create awareness about music as a life chaining art form. Interactive sessions like symposiums and workshops are held by the orchestra regularly. The Orchestra has been awarded the John S. Edwards Award for allowing contemporary American music to be heard with the most classical forms.
Currently the company is headed by its music director Justin Brown along with a trio of in house conductors and composers. In the recent years, they have collectively presented some astounding seasons. The trio consists of Christopher Confessore (the resident conductor/principal POPS! Conductor), Roderick Cox (ASYO music director/assistant conductor) and Judd Greenstein (sound investment composer). The have worked closely with a fifty-four member ensemble and has successfully given some awe-inspiring symphonic presentations.
Some other composers-in-residence are names of that have worked in the past with the Orchestra and has also made it a very impressionable ensemble in the world of classical music. These composers include Edgar Meyer, Avner Dorman and Paul Lanksy. Each of them have entertained music lovers in their own style, hosting variety of shows loaded with the best classical/popular music masterpieces. The efforts of these maestros have helped the ASO cement its name as an impressionable one. Fans always look forward to an ASO presentation; for there are many attractions from fresh compositions from upcoming artist to the regular seasonal repertoire. Every year, the orchestra prepares a lineup of concerts show which are attended by over 100,000 fans.
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra has been actively involved in pursuing its aim ever since its inaugural. However, the most important period in its history remains its rebirth in 1997, which happened under Gustav Meier’s wing. Mark Gibson (principal conductor) and Maestro Richard Westfield (music director) came to take it through a facelift. Six years of hard work paid off when the orchestra became financially stable. It became popular for staging critically acclaimed interpretations of classical repertoire and loads of baroque and choral works.
With “Resurrection” in 2004 the ASO started a series of concerts which had some of the best conductors leading the orchestra. From the 2004-2005 season onwards the Orchestra grew significantly. It started a number of concert series which include names such as the Wachovia Masterworks, Coffee Concerts, Protective Life Corporation symphony, Red Diamond Family Concerts, Indian Springs Gateway, American Songbook, Compass Bank Sounds for Summer and Concertmaster & Friends. Special concerts like the Reflect & Rejoice: A Community Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Messiah; The New Year's Eve Concert made the ASO a very important part of the cultural, society and the community of Alabama.
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra is known for sold out concerts at its home town Birmingham. It has also toured to towns and cities like Point Clear, Tuscaloosa, Decatur, Anniston, Montgomery, Florence, Enterprise and Dothan. The Orchestra has collaborated with many ballets operas and ensembles in the state. This season it collaborates Birmingham Civil Rights Institute for yet another memorable concert performance. Be a part of it by booking Alabama Symphony Orchestra tickets.