• Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra 2019-2020 Season, Soul of the Symphony


    Christy Meter
    Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra           
    Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra 2019-2020 Season, Soul of the Symphony, Opens with a Sweetest Day Musical Kaleidoscope
    SAGINAW, Mich. (September 9, 2019) – Maestro Fouad Fakhouri opens the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra’s 84th season on Saturday, October 19 with Symphonic Kaleidoscope, featuring the SBSO’s principal cellist, Igor Cetkovic.
    A true kaleidoscope of musical genres, the concert opens with Mozart’s bustling overture to his comic opera The Marriage of Figaro, followed by a modern masterpiece by Austrian classical and jazz pianist and composer Friedrich Gulda. His cello concerto, performed by SBSO principal cellist Igor Cetkovic, blurs the boundaries in musical forms and combines, in Gulda’s words, “jazz, a minuet, rock, a smidgen of polka, a march and a cadenza, with two spots where the star cellist must improvise.” The concert concludes with Beethoven’s exhuberant seventh symphony.
    Celebrate Sweetest Day with the Symphony! New this season is a single ticket purchase option, or take advantage of season ticket packages, on sale through October:

    • Conductor Series features all five concerts
    • Music Lovers Series features the four classical
    • Pick 3 lets you customize your concert experience
    For more information and to purchase tickets, contact the Temple Theatre Box Office at 989.754.7469, or go online at saginawbayorchestra.com.
    About Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra
    The SBSO has established a proud legacy of providing quality musicianship, innovative programming and excellent educational experiences for the residents of the Great Lakes Bay Region. The SBSO was created as project of the Saginaw Department of Parks and Recreation in 1935 and has performed an annual concert series ever since. It was incorporated as a separate non-profit corporation in 1953.

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