CLARKSVILLE, TENN. – Gateway Chamber Orchestra invites Middle Tennesseans to celebrate classical music in Clarksville with the “Lift Every Voice” 2022 Spring Concert Series. GCO presents three unique programs which will inspire your dreams, arouse your emotions, and warm your heart.
Clarksville performances will be held at the George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University. In addition, GCO will present one special Monday evening performance on Valentine's Day at The Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tenn.
Give yourself or friends and family the gift of music this year. Single tickets and season subscriptions are now available.
“This is the most ambitious collection of works we have ever considered presenting” said Music Director Gregory Wolynec. “We knew that it was important that our programs make a statement about our priorities and ambitions as we return to the stage.”
Season subscriptions and single tickets for Clarksville available here: gatewaychamberorchestra.com/tickets
Concert attendees will be thoughtfully spaced throughout the performance venues for social distancing. The GCO will continue to follow CDC guidelines and protocols as the season progresses.
"Lift Every Voice" Concert Series
Romantic Melodies Sunday, February 13, at 4:00 p.m.
George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall - Clarksville, Tenn.
Monday, February 14, at 7:30 p.m.
The Franklin Theatre - Franklin, Tenn.
Jessie Montgomery, Banner George Walker, Lyric for Strings Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings
In our first masterworks program in over two years, we are delighted to present an evening of impassioned music for strings. Jessie Montgomery’s Banner provides a perfect reflection on the time that has passed since our last program. George Walker’s achingly beautiful Lyric sets the stage for Tchaikovsky’s great masterpiece filled with radiant melodies.
La Pasión Saturday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at 4:00 p.m. George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall - Clarksville, Tenn.
Osvaldo Golijov, La Pasión según San Marcos
This landmark performance represents the most ambitious undertaking in the history of the GCO. Golijov’s work for chorus, orchestra, vocal soloists, and dancers is one of the most important works of the last 50 years. This tribute to Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is a captivating blending of cultures and is supported by an all-star cast.
Resurrection Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m. George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall - Clarksville, Tenn.
Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
(adapted for smaller orchestra by Gilbert Kaplan)
Our spring programming ends with one of the grandest works ever written. From the opening funeral march to the closing strains of triumph, Mahler’s portrait of everlasting renewal is the perfect reflection on the times we have endured and the future we envision. Massive orchestral and choral forces are gathered for this once-in-a-lifetime event.
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The Gateway Chamber Orchestra (GCO) is a nationally-recognized American cultural institution committed to enriching lives through innovative concerts, distinctive recordings, and inspiring educational programs. Conducted by Gregory Wolynec, the GCO is delighted to have a home at the George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. The ensemble debuted in the fall of 2008, and has grown into a classically modeled chamber orchestra comprised of leading symphony players, recording musicians, and university faculty from Middle Tennessee and beyond who delight in bringing their shared passion for the world’s greatest music to the community. Visit www.gatewaychamberorchestra.com.