ASO Radio Hour to debut April 3

The Akron Symphony Orchestra will debut the ASO Radio Hour on April 3 at 7 p.m.

The ASO Radio Hour will be a limited-run rebroadcast of some of the most popular concert performances from the Orchestra’s archives. The series will debut a new performance every Friday at 7 p.m. on the Orchestra’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

The series will feature:

  • Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, under the direction of guest conductor Benjamin Zander, from February 9, 2008. (Available until May 18 at 7 p.m.)
  • Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5, with guest artist Joshua Bell performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, from November 7, 2014. This concert was co-presented in collaboration with The Tuesday Musical Association. (Available until May 25 at 7 p.m.)
  • Sounds of Akron, from April 16, 2016, and guest artist Jinjoo Cho performing Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D, from March 16, 2019. (Available until June 2 at 7 p.m.)
  • Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with guest pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi, and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5, from September 24, 2016. (Available until June 10 at 7 p.m.)
  • Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Akron Symphony Chorus, from May 6, 2017. (Available until June 15 at 7 p.m.)
  • Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 with guest conductor Daniel Hege, from January 20, 2018. (Available until June 22 at 7 p.m.)
  • Sounds of the Sea, featuring Debussy’s La Mer, along with the Northeast Ohio premiere of Stella Sung’s Oceana, from February 9, 2019. (Available until June 29 at 7 p.m.)
  • The Four Seasons, featuring Concertmaster Tallie Brunfelt, from November 16, 2019. (Available until July 6 at 7 p.m.)
  • Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, featuring horn player Tom Park as the soloist during the Scherzo in Mahler 5, from January 18, 2020. (Available until July 13 at 7 p.m.)

The remaining concerts in the series will include a wide variety of audience favorites hand-selected by Maestro Christopher Wilkins. Look for our special program announcement each week via email and on our social media channels.

Each broadcast of the ASO Radio Hour will only be available for 45 days before we have to put it back into the archives — so be sure to tune in!

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